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Ron Mardigian Memorial Biotechnology Explorer Award

Bio-Rad’s Biotechnology ExplorerTM Program and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) have partnered to recognize an outstanding high school teacher who has made biotechnology learning accessible to the classroom. 152 more words

Robert H. Carleton Award for National Leadership in the Field of Science Education

This is the most prestigious award an NSTA member may receive. The Robert H. Carleton Award recognizes an NSTA member who has made outstanding contributions to and provided leadership in science education at the national level and to NSTA in particular. 110 more words


This award honors one elementary school teacher who has established (or is establishing) an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based lesson plan. The lesson plan will fully reference sources of information and any relevant national science education standards and/or NGSS and benchmarks found in The Atlas of Science Literacy. 160 more words

Vernier/NSTA Technology Award

The Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards promote the innovative use of data-collection technology using a computer, tablet, graphing calculator, or other handheld in the science classroom. We encourage you to apply for one of seven $5,500 awards. 76 more words

Dr. Wendell G. Mohling Outstanding Aerospace Educator Award

The Dr. Wendell G. Mohling Outstanding Aerospace Educator Award recognizes excellence in the field of aerospace education as outlined in the NSTA Position Statement on Aerospace Education. 230 more words


Students who are ready to use their STEM skills to solve real world problems, could have the chance to win up to $8,000 in savings bonds.   76 more words

Changing the Climate in Your Classroom

If you follow us on Facebook (Golden Apple STEM Institute iTEAMchicago), you know that Bill Nye’s great keynote at the NSTA Conference in Chicago in March, in which he encouraged everyone to talk about climate change every day, prompted us to do a daily post on climate change, offering teachers curricula, resources, and information on climate change that they can use in their classrooms. 664 more words

Children As Scientists