The Earth Scientist (TES) Themes for Upcoming Issues

Some upcoming issues of The Earth Scientist will focus on specific themes in order to provide a more comprehensive treatment of the selected science topic or teaching mode. Although submission of articles on all topics of interest to K-12 Earth and Space Science classroom teachers are welcome, NESTA is especially interested in encouraging authors to submit activities and articles on the following topics:

  • Earth Science and Environmental Issues
  • Economic Geology
  • Energy Resources - A New Look
  • Volcanoes
  • Soils and Farming
  • Oceans
  • Geology
  • Paleontology

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Current Issue (coming soon)

From technologically advanced displays for demonstrating seafloor mapping to combining math and science to increase student understanding of moon illumination, this issue of The Earth Scientist includes exciting ideas from researchers and teachers across the the United States. Stimulate your classroom discussions with a dive into the complex social and scientific issues of fracking across the United States or gain insight into how to develop curriculum around a local river. This issue also introduces a new column "Today's Technology", helping you to see new and evolving ways to bring technology into your classroom to support and expand your instruction.