NES at the 2012 NSTA Conference

NSTA Conference: At the Corssroads for Science EducationMake NASA a part of your National Science Teachers Association, or NSTA, experience this year! The 2012 NSTA’s national conference is being held March 29 – April 1, 2012, in Indianapolis, Ind. Dozens of NASA presentations, workshops and short courses are scheduled during the conference. To find NASA sessions that fit into your schedule, visit

Also, stop by the NASA exhibit booth (#2159) to learn about exciting new NASA programs and products. NASA Explorer Schools, or NES, representatives will be there to share information and answer your questions.

If you are not yet a participant in the NES project, you can obtain detailed information about NES by visiting the NASA exhibit booth or attending a NES presentation. The session, “Teach STEM? NASA Explorer Schools Can Help!”, takes place on Fri., March 30, from 11 a.m. – noon in the Cabinet Room of the Westin Indianapolis.

Everyone is invited to attend any of the additional NES lesson-related sessions:
   • Virtual Lab and NASA Explorer Schools on Friday, March 30 from 4 – 4 45 p.m. in room 142 of the Convention Center.
   • The “NASA Engineering Design Challenge: Spacecraft Structures” session takes place on Sat., March 31, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., in room 111/112 of the Convention Center.

Attend these presentations and see how NES helps teachers by packaging everything needed to deliver an exciting NASA-related lesson to students!