Sponsors and Exhibitors Information


The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) is a vibrant community of 40,000 science educators and professionals committed to best practices in teaching science and its impact on student learning. NSTA offers high quality science resources and continuous learning so that science educators grow professionally and excel in their career.

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For new and experienced teachers alike, the NSTA community offers the opportunity to network with like-minded peers at the national level, connect with mentors and leading researchers, and learn from the best in the field.

Founded in 1944 as the National Science Teachers Association, the NSTA is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. It is the largest organization in the world dedicated to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. NSTA’s current membership includes science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business and industry representatives, and others involved in and committed to science education.”

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NSTA Membership Benefits

Access professional teaching and learning resources that empower and inspire, share ideas, and connect with a continuously growing community of educators that share your passion. NSTA’s Digital Professional membership includes:

  • Access to all NSTA digital journal archives;
  • Access to new and archived Daily Do lesson plans;
  • Access to live and archived monthly professional learning web seminars;
  • Discounts on books, conferences, and other NSTA purchases;
  • Access to NSTA list servers;
  • Right to serve on NSTA committees or governance and vote in NSTA elections; and
  • Eligibility for NSTA awards and grants.

What are you waiting for? Join NSTA today! https://www.nsta.org/

The Beaty Biodiversity Museum opened its doors in 2010 and UBC’s vast natural history collections were put on public display for the first time. The museum and its collections are the centrepiece of UBC’s Biodiversity Research Centre, which brings together the world-class researchers of the Biodiversity Research Centre and biological collections into one innovative complex dedicated to understanding and conserving the diversity of life on earth through research, education, and community programs.

Open House: Talk & Tour on Oct 22 @ 10:15 AM

Join us for a tour of our virtual exhibitions and resources, including the History Alive! award-winning Perspectives on Biodiversity – Sturgeon Knowledge Web. We’ll discuss our in-person and online offerings for the upcoming school year.

Want to know more or to register? Click here

Open House: “Office Hours” on Oct 22 @ 2 PM

Do you have questions about the museum, programming, curriculum links, or our resources? Drop in person or on zoom to chat with museum staff, with text, audio and/or video anytime between 2-3 PM. If you can’t make this drop-in session, please email us at programs@beatymuseum.ubc.ca and we will get back to you.

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At Science World, we inspire the next generation of problem solvers, world changers and nerds.

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Visitors to our iconic geodesic dome explore interactive, hands-on exhibits and galleries that nurture their process of discovery and inspire connection with their natural, physical and built environments. Participants in our outreach programs—students, teachers and families in every region of BC—access the experience of Science World through virtual visits from scientists, livestream science shows, and weekly after school STEAM mentorship. 

Science World is a charitable non-profit and science centre based in Vancouver, BC that engages learners across the province in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art & design and math).


Through science and nature, we ignite wonder and empower dreams.


Within a generation, Canada will be a country of thriving, sustainable communities rooted in science, innovation and a deep connection to nature.

Vernier Canada was created to provide world-class science & technology products to Canadian educators and students.

At Vernier Canada, we implement all the core-values at Vernier Software & Technology with a Canadian touch. We strive to distribute products that fit all classroom needs, budgets and education levels. Vernier products are used in classrooms all across the country. We strive to continue engaging students through scientific discovery with high quality Probeware, software, interfaces and curriculum. We will help provide solutions for teachers by continued support and training options to meet their needs.

Western Campus Resources supplies K-12 educational books at budget-friendly prices to schools throughout Canada and to foreign schools following Canadian curricula. Established in 1998, we are also well-known for our customer service and the quality of used books we sell. Click here for more information!

The goal of the company has always been to save money for our customers. This tradition started with the opening of Discount Textbooks, a retail bookstore offering better textbook prices to students at UBC’s Point Grey campus (hence our middle name.) While our customer base has shifted from university students to public and private schools, we still seek to give our customers the best prices possible.

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Enter in our Draw!!

Simply enter your contact information below for a chance to win one of the following prizes:1. 10 Hebden student books2. 10 Prior student books3. 10 Gore student books4. $250 credit that can be used towards the purchase of any USED Science textbooks

All you have to do is enter your first and last name, school name, contact position and email address. We will contact the winner of the draw on Monday, Oct 25th.

Enter the draw here: https://westerncampus.ca/2021-bcscta-conference/

“… the future is based on our strong partnerships and ongoing relationships with educators …”

Nelson is Canada’s leading K-12 educational publisher and has served the education community for over a century. The organization exists to reimagine learning solutions that empower student and educator success. Nelson dedicates its business efforts to the creation of world class, innovative solutions that support educators and foster learning experiences to meet the individualized needs of every student. At the core of Nelson’s mission, is a strong belief and firm commitment to equity and access to education for all students.