NOVA just launched their new online game for exploring the history of life on earth-- and, they asked Shape of Life, along with the National Center for Science Education, Khan Academy, UC Berkeley's Museum of Paleontology and Cornell Lab of Ornithology to join forces in bringing an interactive digital tree of life game.
NOVA just launched their new online game for exploring the history of life on earth-- and, they asked Shape of Life, along with the National Center for Science Education, Khan Academy, UC Berkeley's Museum of Paleontology and Cornell Lab of Ornithology to join forces in bringing an interactive digital tree of life game. NOVA's Evolution Lab contains two major components:
"If I were looking for resources for a survey of the animal kingdom with my classes, this would be my first stop"
Kevin Goff, Bridge Educator
The Bridge is a growing collection of the best marine education resources available on-line.
Applications for the 2015 Field Season are now open - go for it!
Spread the word - the 2015 NOAA Teacher at Sea application is now online! We are NOW ACCEPTING applications for its 2015 Field Season. The deadline for applications--including letters of recommendation--is September 30, 2014 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time.
Sure, you've unpacked your NSTA show bag and distributed all the cool geeky giveaways to your kids, spouse and students-- that doesn't mean the party is over. Not by a long-shot.
Feb. 24, 2014—Observing the schools of tots swirling through the Monterey Bay Aquarium, it’s easy to see that those wild little creatures are part of the animal kingdom. Thrilled by their marine counterparts, these youngsters are amped and ready to learn …science.
Unfortunately, America’s youth doesn’t seem to hold on to the thrill of scientific discovery in the classroom or, later on, career choice.
Visit us at booth #827 to find out how you may recieve a free set of DVDs. Founder Nancy Burnett will be presenting the Animal Kingdom on Planet Earth on April 4th form 4-5:30pm at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Learn more about the NSTA National Conference in Boston.
One of the best parts of our work is learning from science teachers. And, we certainly learned a lot about science teachers at the NSTA conference in Portland. Thanks very much for stopping by our booth and talking with us about your important work.
We loved the conference. We were particularly impressed with Ken Miller's presentation on evolution and climate change. You can check out his presentation, or view his interview with Stephen Colbert on the Colbert Report.
One of the best parts of our work is learning from science teachers. And, there will be no short-supply of educational opportunity for us at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) conference in Portland on October 23- 26, 2013.
At booth #417 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, we’ll be showing science teachers our amazing short videos on the rise of the animal kingdom that will take them on a never-before-filmed journey.