Science Teacher Tools

The links on this page represent organizations and institutions that offer resources to support the professional growth and development of science teachers in Nebraska K-12 schools.

Environmental Education
Fontenelle Forest
Henry Doorly Zoo
Keep Nebraska Beautiful (School Chemical Cleanup Campaign)
Natural Resource Districts
Nebraska Alliance for Conservation and Environment Education
Nebraska Game and Parks 
Nebraska Game and Parks Project Wild
Platte River Whooping Crane Trust
Project Learning Tree

Centers and Museums
Edgerton Museum (Aurora, NE)
Homestead Prairie Center (Beatrice, NE)
NASA
Nebraska State Museum Kits for school check-out
Olson Nature Preserve (Albion, NE)
Pioneers Park Nature Center (Lincoln, NE)
Spring Creek Audubon Prairie Center (Denton, NE) - Address: 11700 SW 100th St, Denton, NE 68339, Phone: 402-797-2301
Strategic Air and Space Museum

Teachers/Professional Associations
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Learning Center
Nebraska Association of Teachers of Science (NATS)
Nebraska Association of Physics Teachers
Nebraska Department of Education
Nebraska Earth Science Educators Network newsletter and workshops
Nebraska KICKS (Keep Improving Content, Knowledge and Skills)
Young Nebraska Scientists (YNS)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
County Extension Offices
Earth Science Teacher Workshops
Teacher Summer Internships

University of Nebraska-Omaha
Career Advancement and Development for Recruits and Experienced Teachers (CADRE)
College Board Teacher Workshops

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
Area Health Education Centers (AHEC)
Nebraska United for Rural Science Education Program (NURSE)
Rural Health Education Network (RHEN) Science Teacher Workshops
Teacher Connections
Teacher Summer Workshops and Inservices