Messina, P. et al., 2013, Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States: Washington
DC, The National Academies Press, 324 p.
Messina, P., 2012, Television interview for the Travel Channel’s “Mystery of the Monument,” a
series highlighting scientific research of natural phenomena in the U.S. National
Messina, P., 2011, On-site interview (Death Valley) for an episode of the National Geographic
Channel’s “Wild Case Files” series.
Wysession, M., Colson, M., Duschl, R.A., Messina, P., Lopez, R., and Speranza, P., 2013, Challenges of the NGSS for future Geoscience
education: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstracts.
Wysession, M., Colson, M, Duschl, R.A., Messina, P., Lopez, R., and Speranza, P., 2013, Implications of the NGSS for future Geoscience
education: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 7.
Messina, P. April 2013 and November 2013, "Next Generation Science Standards Workshops for Teachers,"
SJSU Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, >150 participants from regional schools.
Other Professional Service
Messina, P., February 2011, April 2011, July 2011, November 2011, January 2012, April 2012, July
2012, August 2012: Achieve, Inc, Washington D.C. Travel associated with Next Generation
Science Standards writing team meetings.
Messina, P., October 2011 and May 2012, Desertification and dune migration in northeastern Arizona,
in conjunction with the USGS Flagstaff Field Office.
Messina, P., March 2012. New York City: The College Board SAT subject test meeting.
Messina, P., March 2012 and November 2012, New York City: The College Board Science Academic
Advisory Committee semi-annual meetings.
Messina, P., April and November 2013, Geoscience representative of the College Board’s Science
Academic Advisory Council, New York, NY.
Messina, P., September – December 2013, Achieve, Inc., Washington, D.C. Worked in committee toward
compiling metadata and evidence statements for the Next Generation Science Standards.