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The Earth Scientist (TES)—peer-reviewed quarterly journal— of the National Earth Science Teachers Association [NESTA] distributed to NESTA Members:

  • All issues available electronically
    • Archive available to members
    • Free-to-all sponsored Issues
  • Sponsored issues printed/published
  • Articles provide exemplary, state of the art, tested, classroom activities
  • Science content relative to K-12 instruction of ESS Teachers

What is happening in your classroom?

Publish your ideas to assist fellow ESS teachers.  Your colleagues are your audience.

TES archives access—while new website is under construction, we will send you to the old NESTA website

If you would like to publish or advertise in The Earth Scientist, contact Peg Steffen or Tom Ervin


READ our NEWEST EDITION sponsored by 

Congratulations to our
newest teacher authors!

Special Issue Includes Teacher Submissions Including:

  • Science for Sustainability 
  • Increasing Biodiversity by Replacing Lawns with Prairie Plants
  • Watershed Studies and Restoration
  • Carbon Sequestration through Ponderosa Pine Reforestation
  • Gardening for Carbon Sequestration
  • Water and Climate Stewards of San Diego Bay
  • Environmental Stewardship on St. Paul Island, Alaska


Monthly E-News informs:

  • NESTA/ESTA events, teacher/student opportunities, (fellowships, grants, contests, awards, more)

  • Current issues in ES research

  • NESTA members can visit E-News archives

To access E-News archives, old NESTA website while our new website is under construction

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Join the ES Teacher Community to discuss:

  • Current topics
  • Ask for help
  • share ideas & concepts

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YouTube Channel

  • Webinars
  • Best & Favorite ESS Videos for Classroom introductions
  • Organized by topic


  • Best diagrams, maps & images immediately useful in class
  • All images have original links to learn more
  • Organized by topic

ESS ListServ Communities

NSTA ListServs

Peer-to-peer forum for NSTA Members can select from 22 topic areas: Earth Science, aerospace, education policy, elementary, environmental science, HS, MS, new teacher, NGSS, pedagogy, retired teacher & many others

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Suny OMNI eSpirit ListServ

Still very active original ESS listserv designed for ESS teachers, initially designed for NY State teachers, but grown as a long lasting community of ESS teachers & professors across the Nation
Includes other listservs that post similar questions, responses & discussion of materials

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