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The American Astronomical Society (AAS) has launched a new website, eclipse.aas.org [https://eclipse.aas.org], to help prepare the country for next year’s most anticipated celestial spectacle: the first total eclipse of the Sun to touch the US mainland since 1979 and the first to span the continent since 1918. With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the AAS has also unveiled a program of small grants to fund educational activities aimed at engaging the public with the...

I was recently reading the October, 2016 issue of "Science Scope," a magazine written for middle school science teachers, published by the National Science Teachers Association.  

 

In this issue, I read the the editorial, "From the Editor's Desk."  The editorial was titled, "Tying It All Together With Earth Science," and it was written by Patty McGinnis.  In the editorial she emphasizes how the teaching and learning of Earth and Space Science is more crucial today, than...

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