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

We are very excited about this special, peer reviewed, Summer 2014 issue of The Earth Scientist (TES). This issue contains 6 articles, ranging from teaching astronomy using Galileoscopes, to using Glacial Till to teach inquiry, from learning more about GeoSTEM education, to how you can become involved in NASA’s Global Precipatation Project - "EnGAUGE", and from an analysis of the arguments used against having Earth Science be considered as a lab course, to a listing of the well deserved NESTA Awards presented by NESTA at the 2014 NSTA National Conference in Boston.

We are sure that you will find, within these highly informative articles, something that will enhance your knowledge as well as something that will translate into immediate use in your own classroom.