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Teacher Advocate Program (TAP)
2012-2013 Events

October 2012

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October 17-18, 2012
NSTA Regional Conference, Louisville, KY
GSA TAP Workshops:
Using Inquiry to Teach Metamorphic Rocks and the Rock Cycle; Thursday, October 18th 12:30-1:30
Using Inquiry to Teach Igneous and Sedimentary Rocks; Thursday, October 18 2:00-3:00
Using Inquiry to Teach Plate Tectonics; Thursday October 18, 3:30-4:30
www.nsta.org/conferences/2012lou/

November 2012

November 3-7, 2012
GSA Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC
GSA TAP Short Courses:
Using Inquiry to Teach Plate Tectonics: Saturday, Nov. 3rd,, 8-12
Using Inquiry to Teach Rocks: Saturday, Nov. 3rd, 1-5
www.geosociety.org/meetings/2012/

November 8-11, 2012
CAST, Corpus Christi, TX
GSA and TESTA Short Courses:
TESTA Presents: An Inquiry Approach to Teaching Plate Tectonics, Fri. Nov. 9th, 9-12
TESTA Presents: Engaging Activities to Teach Earthquakes, Saturday, Nov. 10th 9-12
TESTA Presents: An Inquiry Approach to Teaching Rocks, Saturday, Nov. 10th 12:30-3:30
statweb.org/cast/register

December 2012

December 6-8, 2012
NSTA Regional Conference, Phoenix, AZ
GSA Workshops:
Using Inquiry to Teach Igneous and Sedimentary Rocks; Dec. 7th 9:30-10:30
Using Inquiry to Teach Plate Tectonics; Saturday, Dec. 8th, 8:00-9:00
Using Inquiry to Teach Metamorphic Rocks and the Rock Cycle; Dec. 8th 9:30-10:30
www.nsta.org/conferences/2012pho/

February 2013

February 7-8, 2013
Explore! Earth Science Academy: Energy, Ft. Worth, TX
2-day Academy on Energy. Attend workshops on the first day and a field trip on the second day.
Contact Davida Buehler, for more information

February 28- March 2, 2013
GeoTech Confernece, Dallas, TX
Where Earth, Innovation and Technology Meet!
Visit www.bdhs.org/geotech for more information or contact Anita Palmer, for more information.

April 2013

April 11-13, 2013
NSTA National Conference, San Antonio, TX
Details to come!

May 2013

May 2-3, 2013
Explore! Earth Science Academy: Fossils
2-day Academy on Fossils. Attend workshops on the first day and a field trip on the second day.
Contact Davida Buehler, for more information.

June 2013

June 4-14, 2013
The Galapagos Islands Geoventure!
Visit www.geoventures.org for more information.

June 21-26, 2013
Rocky Mountain Field Camp
Visit www.geoventures.org for more information.

July 2013

July 12-18, 2013
Explore Hawaiian Volcanoes with your family!
Visit www.geoventures.org for more information.

July 30- August 4, 2013
Discover Iceland!
Visit www.geoventures.org for more information.

September 2013

September 8, 2013
2nd Annual International EarthCache Mega Event
St. George, Utah
Visit www.earthcache.org/ for more information

October 2013

October 26-30, 2013
GSA’s 125th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO
www.geosociety.org/meetings/2013/


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