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

The Spring 2015 issue of The Earth Scientist contains 5 articles that range from beyond the Earth (an article on the Sun and Space Weather as well as one on satellite imagery and remote sensing) to historical events in American history (the Great Dayton Flood of 1913). Additionally there are articles on in-the-news items such as fracking and using the IPCC climate assessments in the classroom.

These highly informative articles cover current topics which we are confident you will find valuable in your classroom and teaching practice. They contain ready to use information for your students and how some of the best ways to approach these topics for maximum understanding.