On October 26, PAESTA Leaders Laura Guertin and Tanya Furman were co-leaders and presenters at two half-day workshops held at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. The workshops focused on Teaching Controversies in the K-16 Classroom, with the morning session highlighting climate change and energy, and the afternoon session addressing evolution of life and Earth.
American's Home Energy Education Challenge from the Department of Energy and the National Science Teachers Association is a fun way for students in grades 3-8 to learn about energy conservation. The challenge runs during the 2013-2014 school year and registration closes 15 November 2013. Teams of students will win over $60,000 competing in the Home Energy Challenge and Energy Poster Competition.