- STAAR Resources
On Final Flight of the Space Shuttle: A Remarkable Grade 5-12 Opportunity for Student Experiments
June 7 - The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE;
http://ncesse.org) and American Aerospace have just launched the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP), a historic opportunity for students to propose experiments for the final scheduled flight of the Space Shuttle, STS-134.
Calling All STAT Members! Does the hot summer have you in the throes of after-school reflection? Thinking of an interesting tidbit on teaching, or a witty observation about the life of a science teacher? Or, do you want to get the word out to your colleagues about an important event before CAST 2010?
The Great Explorer. Check out this video of CAST 2010 Keynote Speaker Bob Ballard on 60 minutes. Want to see to see him live? Plan to register for CAST where you'll hear his adventures firsthand and his plans to help you build the science classroom of tomorrow. Registration opens in August, but you can book your hotel room now at http://www.statweb.org/cast/housing.
The June STATellite is now available here!
In this issue:
- President Joel Palmer’s Message
- Regional Reports
- Affiliate News
- Farewell from Past-President Pasty Magee
- STAT EPLI Preview
- STAT Awards Guidelines
- …And much more!
CAB Texas: July 23-31
Application deadline June 1, 2010
Download a flyer HERE.
Job Details from BRIT:
August 9-12, 2010: Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to attend a four-day conference on forensic science at Sam Houston State University. Registrants will receive lab and lecture based instruction and a variety of electronic and physical resources to help incorporate forensic science into the middle and high school curriculum.
H-E-B is proud to announce the 10 statewide winners chosen to receive a 2010 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award.
The winners represent the best of the best in Texas education, and were presented with their award at the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards celebration that took place in Houston on Sunday, May 2, 2010.
Since the first Summer Leadership Institute in 1980, the National Science Education Leadership Association has worked to improve science education and foster the dissemination of best practices and research-based professional development throughout the United States.
Learn and Grow Through STAT Webinars!
Do you want to earn continuing education credit at home, right at your fingertips? Then visit the EDUCATION PAGE today and register for STAT Webinars. The cost is $35 per class and is open to all members and visitors. Each course is approved for one hour of continuing education credit from TEA. The webinars currently offered are recordings from CAST 2009.