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Welcome to the Nebraska Association of Teachers of Science

The Nebraska Association of Teachers of Science has been promoting science education in Nebraska since 1961.  

NATS a division of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences and an affiliate of NSTA.  Our mission is the advancement, stimulation, growth, improvement, and coordination of science teaching in all fields of science and at all educational levels. Membership is open to any individual interested in the advancement of science education in the State of Nebraska.

We invite you to join our nearly 500 members across the state!


NATS Statement of Support for Nebraska's CCRS Standards

Read our statement or visit our Resources page for more information about the standards.

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NATS Fall Conference


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WHAT:  Annual professional development meeting.  This coming year it will again be held jointly with the Nebraska Association of Teachers of Math (NATM).

WHEN:  September 20-22, 2018

WHERE:  Younes Conference Center, Kearney NE


Monthly webinar series during the school year that focuses on topics relevant to K-12 science education.  

Check out the schedule and past PLN webinars: NATS PLN.

Energy Smart K-12

Attend a virtual roundtable about energy efficiency! This event is scheduled for 
March 21, 2018. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Pop Up Conference at the Henry Doorly Zoo!

Held on Saturday, April 7th from 8 am to 5 PM. The cost is $10 and covers coffee, lunch, the networking reception, and behind-the-scenes tours with zoo staff. CLICK HERE to learn more and to register!

SPACE: Space Port Area Conference for Educators

Registration is now open for the first annual SPACE Conference, hosted by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation. Experience stimulating presentations from astronauts, and NASA science and engineering experts.  Tour the Kennedy Space Center and surrounding facilities. Get ready-to-go lesson plans and creative ideas to infuse your classroom with STEM and multifaceted, space-related content.  Keep your fingers crossed for a launch to be scheduled during the conference dates!  This conference is for K-12 certified educators who are teaching in U.S. schools.  Attendees must be U.S. citizens. CLICK HERE for more information! 

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