MSTA 2015 Conference
SAVE THE DATE!
MSTA 62nd Annual Conference
"Engineering GRAND Ideas in Science"
February 27 - 28, 2015 - Grand Rapids, MI
2015 Mail in Registration Form
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STUDENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!
The Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) is excited to offer full time Undergrad students who are current members of MSTA, the opportunity to volunteer 3 hours of their time during its annual conference in exchange for FREE conference registration! For FULL details and to apply!
On -line registration
MSTA PRESENTS....Teaching Science with Technology
Presented by Vernier Software & Technology Specialists
Elementary & Middle School teachers learn how to infuse Vernier sensors & technology with Legos, Kidwind Wind Turbines and more!
Rock your classroom no matter what grade level you teach!
October 25, 2014 - Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI
Details and to register
NATIONAL FOSSIL DAY
AT THE MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM
Saturday, October 18, 2014
SPONSORED BY MICHIGAN EARTH SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION (MESTA)
10 a.m. - Noon- Teacher Workshops
*Pre-registration required, $20 includes box lunch, fossil kit, and other resources
Registration for teacher workshops opens 9/19/14 at: www.mestarocks.org
Elementary and secondary levels
Topics include: use of fossils to address NGSS; constructing geologic history from fossil evidence; fossil identification helpful for Science Olympiad
12:30 – 4 p.m. - Family Fossil Fun FREE Public Event
- Michigan fossil dig & sift
- Scavenger hunt
- Fossil molds and models to make and take
- Face painting
- iPad fossil trivia contest – with prizes!
- Michigan Geological Survey/CoreKids Program – examine core samples containing fossils
- Guided tours of Evolution Hall
- “Ask the Expert”: a paleontologist will be on hand to answer your fossil questions and to identify specimens
Special opportunity for teachers and families: A “fossils only” version of MESTA’s famous Rock Shop will be set up for educators and visitors to purchase real fossils for study in the classroom or at home at near-wholesale prices!
For more information:
409 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing, MI 48824
Campus map for Museum and parking: maps.msu.edu/interactive/ Free weekend parking in Ramp #6, a short walk north of the Museum
We invite you to ADVERTISE in our publications!!
With four yearly Newsletters, two Journals, and an on-site conference program, you can potential reach more than 12,000 teachers, administrators, college students, retired teachers, etc.
The Newsletters is an on-line publication available for viewing to anyone who goes to the MSTA website. The Journal has selected articles for all to view, and the whole contents available to MSTA members only. The on-site program is printed for all that attend the annual MSTA conference.
Please take a moment to go to view our very affordable advertising rates. We do offer a discount for multiple Ads! (Ad Rate Sheet).
If after reviewing, you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me.
Associate Director, MSTA
Direct Line – 734-973-0433