The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) will host its annual conference in St. Louis on April 11-14 and there are many ways for attendees – and everyone – to learn more about what the Library of Congress offers to science teachers.
Stop by booth 1712 in the exhibit hall for a personalized tour of the Library’s resources or to talk with Kellie Taylor, 2018-2019 Library of Congress Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, or other education specialists.
Participate in the session Exploring Practices, Nature of Science, and Science in Society: Analyzing Historical Primary Sources from the Library of Congress in America’s Center Room 152, Saturday April 13, 3:30-4:30.
If you can’t make it to the conference, you can still explore the Library’s vast online collections and teacher resources. Here are a few starting places:
- Search and subscribe to the Teaching with the Library of Congress blog.
- Follow us on Twitter @TeachingLC.
- Browse ready-made primary source sets, including The Inventive Wright Brothers, Scientific Data: Observing, Recording, and Communicating Information, Understanding the Cosmos: Changing Models of the Solar System and the Universe, and Weather Forecasting.
- Explore the Library’s collections, including the papers of Alexander Graham Bell, Carl Sagan, and Samuel Morse, as well as the early work of Emile Berliner and Thomas Edison.
We hope to see you at the conference, but if you can’t make it, please use our social media channels to let us know what you and your students discover in the Library’s collections and resources!