Fall Conference

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October 7-9, 2021

Doane University

Crete, Nebraska

Register to Attend

Registration opens: June 11, 2021
Early Registration closes: Sept 20, 2021

Cost, includes 1 year membership:

Early Registration:  $100 
Late Registration:   $130

Hotel Information:

Fairfield Inn - Crete:  (402) 318-7770

Group rate: $96/night

To get rate, please call hotel

    (online booking is full).

Vendor Registration

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Presenter Call for Proposals

Run for NATS board:

Nominate someone for the Catalyst Award:

Keynote Speaker

TJ McKenna

Boston University

NGSSphenomena.com

Making Science Education Meaningful

Science teaching and learning should build toward more sophisticated understandings and practices – but where do we start? Leading with meaningful phenomena and problems help us move past the question of what to teach, and instead allow us to focus on the why. 

Schedule

Detailed Schedule at-a-glance:  bit.ly/NATS21Sched

Complete Conference App:  nats21sched.glideapp.io

Oct 7 -  Afternoon

              Follow up sessions for OpenSciEd summer workshop and EPSCoR/NATS Summer

              conference

Oct 8 - 7:30  -  Vendor Space Opens

             8:00  -  Session 1

             9:00  -  Keynote Address - TJ McKenna "Making Science Education Meaningful"

             10:00 -  General NATS Meeting

             10:45  - Session 2

             11:45  -  Lunch

             12:30  - Session 3

             1:30   -  Session 4

             2:30  -   Ice Cream Social w/ Vendors

             3:00  -   Session 5

             4:00  -   NATS Board Meeting

Oct 9 - 8 AM - Noon

             Mini-BioBlitz with Nebraska Master Naturalist Program (be prepared to be outside

             exploring nature)

MASKS REQUIRED FOR CONFERENCE.