Read The Science Teacher article, "From Misconceptions to Conceptual Change" (available at this link -- Note you will need to create a free account and add to your library to download).
Warnings: The True Story of How Science Tamed the Weather by Mike Smith, 2010
This book is being read by K12 Science Educators participating in the Hurricanes & the Atmosphere Workshop sponsored by the Earth Space Science Partnership.
Coming of Age in the Milky Way by Timothy Ferris
This book is being read by K12 Science Educators participating in the Engaging Your Students in Astronomy Workshop sponsored by the Earth Space Science Partnership.
Second and third year secondary science teachers are eligible to apply to become a Fellow in the New Science Teacher Academy, an NSTA program that supports new teachers. Participants are offered professional development that blends consistent online learning activities with face-to-face experiences. The Academy provides each teacher with a year-long, discipline-specific mentor, web-based content development courses and other rich resources, membership in the NSTA, and an opportunity to attend the National Conference on Science Education.
Earth Science & Engineering Festival in DC, April 27-29, 2012
The Earth Science & Engineering Festival is the nation’s largest celebration of all things science & engineering and features over 1500 hands-on activities and over 75 performances. We have exciting new programs including a Book Fair, Featured Science & Engineering Authors and a Career Pavilion! http://usasciencefestival.org
March 22nd is World Water Day. The theme this year is Water for Cities: Responding to the Urban Challenge. http://www.worldwaterday.org
The international observance of World Water Day is an initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro.