Office of Water receives tremendous response at science conference

More than 13,000 people attended the National Science Teachers' Association (NSTA) conference held March 27-30 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

April 23, 2003 -- More than 13,000 people attended the National Science Teachers' Association (NSTA) conference held March 27-30 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Office of Water provided an exhibit with the latest posters, lesson plans, drinking water background information, Girl Scout Patch Program and posters on how water gets used.

Over 7,500 individual outreach items were given away before the end of the second day and orders were taken for the remaining two days from over 600 additional teachers.

NSTA promotes excellence and innovation in science, teaching and learning and is the largest science teachers' association in the country, with over 53,000 individual and institutional members. For more information, please contact Harriet Hubbard at 202-564-5621 or Charlene Shaw at 202-564-4635.


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