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Eclipse Sonification with Kronos Quartet Offers a Chance to Listen to “Music of the Spheres”

The Exploratorium will provide a free stream of the live musical collaboration on its Total Solar Eclipse app and online

 

 

Summary: When the moon passes between the sun and the Earth on August 21, it won't make a sound—but Exploratorium composer Wayne Grim and the world-famous Kronos Quartet will turn the total solar eclipse into a piece of music unlike any other. The performance will...

A July Nugget for the Solar System Ambassadors.

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Check out the following NASA opportunities for the education community. Full descriptions are listed below.


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All Aboard! The NASA Education Express Is Turning 20!
Audience: All Educators and Students

Free Education Webinars From NASA Educator Professional Development
Audience: In-service, Pre-service, Home School and Informal Educators
Next Event Date: July 20, 2017, at 6 p.m. EDT

New Podcast Series Available From NASA’s Johnson Space Center
Audience: All...

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844–467–6272 or toll access number 720–259–6462, and then the participant passcode: 634012 followed by the # sign.

WebEx the link is https://nasa.webex.com/, the meeting number is 998 317 068 and the password is Elaine54$

2:15 Open Meeting                                                                                                                    B. Girten

 

2:20 Opening Remarks by Chair       ...

http://fallmeeting.agu.org/2017/abstract-submissions/  Abstract submission deadline: 2 August 23:59 EDT/03:59 +1 GMT

Session ID#:  25703

Session Description: This session welcomes presentations related to evaluation and assessment efforts of education and public outreach (EPO) and communication programs. The desire to improve outcomes and impacts, along with continual pressure from funding agencies and other stakeholders has made evaluation a critical piece of all EPO programs and is...

AREN Project -- Quad Chart for July, 2017

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The Arizona State University Infiniscope Team participated in the NASA booth at the American Library Association National Conference in Chicago in June 2017. Our team showcased our newest digital learning experiences for the librarians offering them free, engaging activities that use NASA data for their audiences. Librarians were also invited to join our Infiniscope Teaching Network to be able to customize these experiences for their local areas.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 12:00– 4:30 p.m. East Coast. 9am -1:30pm West Coast.  11am-3:30 pm Central  ADDRESSES: National Institute of Aerospace, Room 142, 100 Exploration Way, Hampton, VA 23666. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Beverly Girten, Executive Secretary, NAC Ad Hoc Task Force on STEM Education, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358–0212, or beverly.e.girten@nasa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public up to the seating capacity of...

Check out the following NASA opportunities for the education community. Full descriptions are listed below.


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Free Education Webinars From NASA Educator Professional Development
Audience: In-service, Pre-service, Home School and Informal Educators
Next Event Date: July 13, 2017, at 8 p.m. EDT


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Sign Up for NASA Education 'Science WOW!' Weekly Email Newsletter
Audience: All Educators and Students

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https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm17/preliminaryview.cgi/Session23654

Citizen science has gained recognition due to new technologies, the open innovation movement, and federal sponsorship. Recent citizen science programs are often broad in scope and interdisciplinary in nature. They can be disruptive and go well beyond traditional outreach and education. These varied programs can have common elements, e.g. image analysis, crowd-sourced signals from social media, and geospatial visualization....

https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm17/preliminaryview.cgi/Session22157

Share your most effective, most fun, and most interesting science demonstrations, hands-on activities, and simple measurements that help learners of any age understand concepts related to any AGU field. Be sure to include instructions (or a link to the instructions), as well as alignments to the Next Generation Science Standards or other educational standards, where appropriate. Sharing your accomplishments can contribute to...

Overview Video of the 2017 Eclipse from the Exploratorium

On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the United States. The glorious sight of the fully eclipsed Sun will be visible along a 70-mile-wide path arching from Oregon to South Carolina. Millions of people are expected to travel to this “path of totality” to watch as the moon entirely covers the face of the Sun.

https://youtu.be/8ae8yI14Uo4


People not in the path will experience a partial eclipse. For...

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Send questions/Posted on Behalf of Mary E. Arnold, Ph.DI Professor|  4-H Youth Development Specialist

Program Research and Evaluation | School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences

College of Public Health and Human Sciences

105 Ballard Hall | Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331

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I want to pass along this call for papers for a special issue of the Journal of Youth Development. I hope you...

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking a candidate for the position of Senior Advisor in the Office of the Assistant Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR)
HTML: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/473353700

NSF is relocating the Alexandria, Virginia in late summer of 2017. NSF will begin the transition from its current location in Arlington, Virginia to 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314. The new location is...

Attached is the NASA@ My Library/SSI Nugget for June

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On June 16 - 18, 2017, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center participated in AwesomeCon, Washington DC’s ComicCon held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Led and primarily funded by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter team, GSFC hosted a booth in the FutureCon area of the Exhibition Space as well as 7 panels.​ NASA participated in 13 panels overall, reaching hundreds of people. Overall, the event welcomed about 70,000 visitors throughout the weekend. NASA scientists and outreach...

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The NASA eClips™ Video “Launchpad: Engineering Design to Support Scientific Discovery” was recommended by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Product Review Panel for broad distribution and approved for inclusion in the NASA Wavelength Database.

This video can be viewed on the NASA eClips website at:
https://nasaeclips.arc.nasa.gov/playlists/launchpad?v=
launchpad-engineering-design-to-support-scientific-discovery

And on Youtube at:...

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Digital media students from Arlington Career and Technical Center participated in a culminating event at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) to recognize their efforts in production of NASA Spotlite videos, as part of the NASA eClips 4D program. Sharon Bowers (NIA) collaborated with, Tom O'Day (Arlington Tech digital media teacher) and Pam Nagurka (Arlington Public School STEM Specialist) to support the Arlington Tech student teams as they developed the Spotlite videos to address and...

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Check out the following NASA opportunities for the education community. Full descriptions are listed below.

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Free Education Webinars From NASA Educator Professional Development

Audience: In-service, Pre-service, Home School and Informal Educators

Next Event Date: July 6, 2017, at 6 p.m. EDT

 

Now Accepting Applications for NASA Spring Internships

Audience: High School,...

The #Eclipse2017 will only last a few minutes, but the #EclipseStamps will last forever!  Get them today at the US Postal Service. eclipse2017.nasa.gov

Eclipse Stamps

Nugget submitted by the American Museum of Natural History to highlight the recent heliophysics public program in the Hayden Planetarium. The program featured heliophysics datasets from the NASA Goddard Community Coordinated Modeling Center visualized in the OpenSpace software platform.

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Please check out this video to learn about how the Exploratorium will make music from a Total Solar Eclipse. You can view on our YouTube channel, link here:

https://youtu.be/Hh5kK37KSEE

Description:
On August 21st, 2017, Wayne Grim, a Bay Area composer and Staff Sound Artist at the Exploratorium, will be producing a real-time sonification of the eclipse that will be streamed by the Exploratorium as part of a composition for the renowned musical group Kronos Quartet. This auditory...

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Check out the following NASA opportunities for the education community. Full descriptions are listed below.


NEW THIS WEEK!


Free Education Webinars From NASA Educator Professional Development
Audience: In-service, Pre-service, Home School and Informal Educators
Next Event Date: June 29, 2017, at 6 p.m. EDT

NASA's Digital Learning Network Virtual Visit -- LEGO and NASA Engineering
Audience: Educators and Students in Grades 5-12
Event Date: July 17, 2017, at 2 p.m. EDT

Attached is the June status update for NASA eClips 4D

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Attached is our nugget regarding participation in the 2017 American Library Association Annual Conference

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