TITLE

Evening Skies

AUTHOR(S)
Batch, D. David
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Science & Children;Sep2003, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on various developments of interest to elementary teachers. The National Science Teachers Association World Water Monitoring Day provides an ideal opportunity for teachers to engage their students in inquiry-based learning experiences while meeting National Science Education Standards. The theme for World Space Week 2003, October 4-10, is "Space--Horizon Beyond Earth." Teachers can use space-related science and math activities from the free World Space Week Teacher Activity Guide in the classroom to excite students about learning and explore this year's theme. Toshiba America Foundation awards annual grants of up to $1,000 to K-6 classrooms for projects that enhance science and math lessons. The National Geographic Society and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Ocean Exploration are hosting a free online workshop identifying ways ocean content can enhance learning in the classroom. To preview upcoming celestial events this school year, one can visit the Web site www.nsta.org/elementaryschool.
ACCESSION #
19122133

 

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