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    • September 09, 2020
    • (UTC-04:00)
    • October 30, 2020
    • (UTC-04:00)
    • Virtual

    Teach. Play. Win. Be a Climate Superstar This October!

    Think your students have what it takes to tackle the 2020 Climate Superstars Challenge? This 10-day online environmental challenge will get kids excited about the environment and teach them the value of collaboration. Plus, if your classroom completes at least 7 out of 10 tasks, you'll have the chance to win a Samsung Flip 2 digital flip chart!

    Who Can Enter?

    US middle school teachers (grades 6-8).*


    How Does it Work?

    Register your class online and visit the Climate Superstars portal each school day during the contest period to discover your daily task and record your activities.


    What Are Tasks?

    Tasks are short learning activities, roughly 10-15 minutes each, and may include taking a quiz about energy use or answering questions about local climate.


    How Do I Win?

    You will earn one point for each completed task. Classrooms that earn at least 7 points by midnight on October 30 will be entered into a drawing for a Samsung Flip 2 digital flipchart, courtesy of Samsung.

    Why Should I Enter? 

    Participation in the Climate Superstars Challenge is free! All tasks can be performed virtually or in-person, align with NGSS standards and many common science themes, and require no additional materials.


    Important dates:

    ·         Registration – Open Now!

    ·         Contest Start – October 19

    ·         Contest End – October 30

    ·         Winners Announced – November 10

    Sign up today to receive your free Educators Guide with suggestions of how to include tasks into lesson plans, tools to explore topics further, and more!

    Visit to get started.

    • September 21, 2020
    • (UTC-04:00)
    • October 30, 2020
    • (UTC-04:00)
    • Onine

    HASTI Awards

    Use this registration form to submit the names of nominees for the following awards.

    ____ Cheryl Cowan Memorial Award for Innovative Elementary Science Teaching

    ____ Charlotte M. Boener Memorial Award for Innovative Middle School Science Teaching

    ____ Clyde Motts Memorial Award for Innovative High School Science Teaching

    ____ Innovative College Science Teaching Award

    ___ Gene Stratton Porter Environmental Educator Award

    After submitting the online form be sure to check each award on the HASTI website for specific information that needs to be sent to:

    Deadline for submission is:  October 30, 2020.

    • September 26, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (UTC-04:00)


    Learn to connect Service-Learning to Science and STEM curriculum in this workshop for educators in grades K-12. Watch as students benefit from Service-learning incorporation in the areas of content acquisition with real-world application, student engagement, developing leadership skills and empathy, acquiring and practicing social-emotional and employability skills, and assisting students with Graduation Pathways through Box 2.


    Thanks to INSPIRE3 as the presenter of this workshop.

    Beth Smith and Joan Belschwender - Facilitators

    • February 07, 2021
    • 3:30 PM (UTC-05:00)
    • February 09, 2021
    • 3:30 PM (UTC-05:00)
    • HASTI Conference

    Announcing the 

    The HASTI Pre-service and Beginning Teachers PD Scholarship

    The Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc is dedicated to encouraging the on-going professional development of all HASTI members, particularly those early in their career. As a result, pre-service teachers or beginning educators (in the first 5 years) who are HASTI members can apply for a scholarship designated to reimburse expenses for HASTI-sponsored conferences or professional development events. Applicants may apply for multiple scholarship opportunities, but funding cannot exceed a total amount of $500 in a single year.


    Only members of HASTI that are pre-service teachers, beginning teachers, or beginning informal science educators will be considered. Funds can be used for registration, hotel fees, travel expenses, the purchase of books or training materials, webinars, virtual conferences or other directly related expenses. The scholarship cannot fund teacher stipends or substitute pay. Scholarships will be available continuously on and will be due two weeks (or earlier) before the date of the conference or PD event.

    Download the file below for more information about the application process. 

    HASTI Scholarship Application.pdf

"The Hoosier Association of Science Teachers , Inc" is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 383, New Albany, IN  47151


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