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Joint AIBS/ActionBioscience.org at the NSTA 2004 National Convention

American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)
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For Immediate Release
12 March 2004

For more information, contact:
Oksana Hlodan, Editor, ActionBioscience.org
941-423-8636
editor@actionbioscience.org

AIBS and ActionBioscience.org participate in the 52nd national convention of the National Science Teachers Association in early April

Washington, DC.—The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) national convention, “the largest gathering of science educators in the world,” takes place April 1-4 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. More than 12,000 educators are expected to attend. The event features 1,200 learning sessions and workshops, a resource-rich products and services exhibition, world-renowned speakers and presenters, and field trips. For more information about the convention, visit www.nsta.org.

Attendees can learn about AIBS, its educational outreach programs, and its online education resource ActionBioscience.org by visiting the AIBS booth, #856, in the Exhibitor’s Hall at the Georgia World Congress Center. Susan Musante, AIBS Education Outreach Program Manager, and Oksana Hlodan, Editor of ActionBioscience.org, will be present at the booth to speak with visitors and hand out informational material.

In addition, Oksana Hlodan is scheduled to give a presentation, “Issues and Internet in Class Activities,” on Thursday, April 1, at 1:00 PM, in the Riviera room at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. The presentation focuses on how to use issues-based scientific resources from the Internet in classroom activities, and how to evaluate the usefulness and credibility of online scientific information.

For information about ActionBioscience.org, an education resource of the American Institute of Biological Sciences, contact the editor, Oksana Hlodan, at editor@actionbioscience.org or ohlodan@aibs.org. For information about other AIBS education initiatives, contact Susan Musante, Education and Outreach Program Manager, at smusante@aibs.org.


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