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A partnership with Northrop Grumman Foundation and the National Science Teachers Association, this award is to recognize excellence in the field of engineering education. NSTA and the Northrop Grumman Foundation recognize the importance of integrating high-quality engineering instruction into the...
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This award recognizes excellence in the field of aerospace education. The recipient of the award will be honored during the Awards Banquet and the Aerospace Educators Luncheon at the NSTA Conference. This NSTA award is sponsored by Northrop Grumman Foundation. Awarded: Annually
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The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), founded in 1944 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.
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This award recognizes NSTA members who have made extraordinary contributions to science education through personal commitment to education, specifically science teaching or science; educational endeavors and original work that position recipients as exemplary leaders in their field; significant...
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This award honors NSTA members who are teachers that have made extraordinary contributions to the field of science teaching. Awarded: Annually
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This article describes the implementation of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and how they will be used to further education in earth sciences. 
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The ExploraVision competition for K-12 students engages the next generation in real world problem solving with a strong emphasis on STEM. Exploravision challenges students to envision and comunicate new technology 20 years in the future through collaborative brainstorming and research of current...
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NSTA's infographics summarize the essential tenets of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and three-dimensional teaching. These three posters are the first in a series exploring all aspects of the NGSS. Of interest to K-college teachers and administrators alike, the colorful posters include...
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The annual NSTA Awards and Recognition Program recognizes exceptional and innovative science educators created in 1973. The NSTA Awards and Recognition were created to raise awareness and exposure of the outstanding work being done in the science education field. This site features 20 awards, with...
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This is the most prestigious award an NSTA member can receive. The Robert H. Carleton Award recognizes one individual who has made outstanding contributions to, and provided leadership in, science education at the national level and to NSTA in particular. It is NSTA's highest honor. This award is...
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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 benchmarks found in the Atlas of Science...
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The Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers provides selected K-12 teachers (up to 25) in their first five years of teaching with funds to attend the annual National Conference on Science Education. Award recipients will be mentored, tracked, and provided with continuing opportunities...
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This NSTA award posthumously recognizes long-standing members of NSTA for significant lifelong service to NSTA and contributions to science education. This award is open to long-standing members of NSTA (minimum 15 years) who have been deceased for no more than 10 years; an individual may be...
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