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NASA CubeSat 101: Basic Concepts and Processes for First-Time CubeSat Developers
NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative is excited to announce the release of NASA CubeSat 101: Basic Concepts and Processes for First-Time CubeSat Developers. The guide is intended for first-time CubeSat developers, and especially for CubeSats being developed at educational institutions, interested in applying for a launch opportunity through NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative. It covers the CubeSat development...Download
GME Webinar #5 - Classroom Career Connections
Presenters: Svetlana Darche and Tracy Ostrom, GME West & Jessica Taylor, NASA LaRC
This webinar will include a test-drive of the Green 360 Career Catalyst, an on-line college and career readiness resource. The webinar will include a focus on the importance of networking as a career exploration strategy with NASA scientist, Jessica Taylor, discussing the networking opportunities within NASA and the GLOBE program.
To make the most out of...Download
Join us for the ENSO Phase III Science and Collaboration webinar on Tues., Jan. 9th at 9 am EST/ 2 pm UT/ 9 pm Thailand time
This webinar will focus on the impacts of water- both above and below the surface- on the regions in Far Asia and the Pacific. We will hear from a GLOBE scientist and teacher in Thailand, as they share their experiences with the flooding that has increased during the past few monsoon seasons. They will describe how they have their students use GLOBE protocols to...
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Solicitation Number: NNH18ZHA002N-MAA Release Date: 12/21/2017 Close Date: 04/30/2018
Solicitation Title: Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Aerospace Academy (MAA)
The goal of the NASA MAA is to utilize NASA’s unique resources to: Build the interest, skills and knowledge necessary for K-12...
NASA Spotlites - Science for Students by Students
6:30 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
NASA Spotlites – Science by Students for Students
Join us to learn how to engage students in a problem based activity that results in students producing NASA Spotlite videos.
What's a NASA Spotlite video? These 90 to 120 second videos are written, filmed, edited, and produced by students as they think through an engineering design process. Each video targets a science...
School Site Visits! GME-West continues to support teachers and students. At Antioch and Arise high schools, students learn site definition and hydrology protocols along the delta and in a local creek in preparation of Student Research Symposium projects. At Skyridge elementary school students learn how to use a calitoo and collect data to measure Aerosols as they participate in NASA’s Air Quality Campaign.Download
Mapping GLOBE Atmosphere and Surface Temperature Data Using ArcGIS Online
Presenters: David A. Padgett, Associate Professor of Geography, Tennessee State University, TSU students
This webinar spotlights Tennessee State University's Geographic Information Systems Day and National Geography Awareness Week outreach activity. Ninth grade students attending Nashville's Stratford STEM Magnet High School collected GLOBE Atmosphere and Surface Temperature Protocol data on the Friday prior to...Download
The fourth Science and Collaboration webinar for the ENSO Phase III "Water in Our Environment" will be held on Thurs., Dec. 7th at 8 pm (EST). We will focus on our second guiding investigative question- "What impacts does water, above and below ground, have on our environment?"
You can find out more about this event here.
Friday, March 16 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Georgia World Congress Center, A303
NASA launched a citizen science app to help identify and eradicate mosquitos. Learn how to use this app. Great handouts and NASA resources.
Presenter(s): Dorian Janney (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center: Greenbelt, MD)
GRADE LEVEL: General
SUBJECT: Informal Science Education, Life Science, Engineering-Technology-and the Application of Science, Earth and Space Science
Attached are the quad charts; evaluation summary; and 3 attachments, a set of slides showing use of OpenSpace during Year 2 across the OpenSpace Informal Science Institution Network, and the 2017 progress report.Download Attachments
Did you miss GME Webinar #3? Jessica Taylor, NASA LaRC scientist, Maureen Wickenheiser, teacher at St. Patrick’s Elementary School in Carleton, MI, and her Grade 2 student, Cale Jones and Sara Mierzwiak, GME Research Assistant were just awesome!
Go to our You Tube page to view the video: https://youtu.be/7AvWBbarEqs
What color is the sky today? Sky color will be the focus of the Student Follow Up Webinar.
Students are asked to observe the color of their sky on any of the following...Download
GME Webinar #3-November 7 Tuesday at 8:00 pm EST
Why does the color of the sky change?
Jessica Taylor, NASA LaRC scientist
Maureen Wickenheiser, teacher at St. Patrick’s Elementary School in Monroe, MI, and her Grade 2 students, Gabriel Bruck & Caleb Jones
Kelly Reeves, teacher at Jackman Road Elementary
Jessica Taylor (NASA LaRC scientist) will present research on aerosols and tell the audience on how they can get involved in GLOBE Aerosols Campaign. Why study...Download
ASU’s NASA Exploration Connection PI Recognized as “Top 10 Teaching Innovator”
Ariel Anbar was named as 1 of only 10 top teaching innovators in the first-ever such selection by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Anbar’s innovation was developing the NASA-supported Habitable Worlds online science class for non-scientists which is organized around NASA SMD themes. Habitable Worlds was recently recognized by the U.S. Dept. of Education as an exemplar of personalized,...Download
GLOBE Mission EARTH Partners: NASA Langley RC, University of Toledo, and Tennessee State University disseminated information about GLOBE and NASA Resources at the National Science Teachers Association in Baltimore last week. Presentations (listed below) and NGSS Learning Progressions for the GLOBE Atmosphere Protocols with NASA Resources are located on the NSTA site under the presenter(s) names or the mission-earth website on GLOBE.
Here is a list of the NSTA Sessions delivered in...Download
GOES-R: GLOBAL WEATHER WATCHERS
Presenters: John Moore, Director for Geoscience and STEM Education at Palmyra Cove Nature and Environmental Center and Vicky Gorman, Mission EARTH teacher and PAEMST NJ Science Awardee
The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites – R Series (GOES-R) is the next generation of geostationary Earth-observing systems which was launched in November 2016. Now that it is in orbit, its designation is GOES 16. It will become operational in the near...Download
GME Webinar #1-Urban Heat Island Effect Campaign and Results of the Surface Temperature Changes during the Solar Eclipse
Presenters: Dr. Kevin Czajkowski, GLOBE Scientist, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio and Rick Sharpe, GLOBE Teacher, Huntington High School, Huntington, West Virginia
Dr. C reviewed the GLOBE clouds, air temperature and surface temperature data submitted during the solar eclipse. Dr. C then asked teachers and students to help in collecting surface temperature...Download
Nugget announcing the public launch of WGBH's first set of interactive digital resources produced as part of the “Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms" project. (Cooperative Agreement Notice Award No. NNX16AD71A; WGBH Principal Investigator: Rachel Connolly).Download
NASA will live-stream a Virtual Career Summit on Wednesday, September 27th at 1 p.m. EST for students interested in internships, fellowships and scholarships at the space agency. REGISTER at the following link:
The NASA Internships, Fellowships and Scholarship program (NIFS) will showcase some of its missions,...
Program Description: The NASA GISS Climate Change Research Initiative (CCRI) is a year long STEM engagement opportunity for STEM educators to work directly with NASA scientists, lead research teams and develop STEM curriculum for their current classes. Educators participating in this opportunity will become associate researchers at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and STEM education experts whom will integrate NASA education resources and content into their classroom while...Download
Lead Presenter: Dr. Kevin Czajkowski, GLOBE Scientist
In this 45 minute webinar, Dr. C will review the GLOBE surface temperature data submitted during the solar eclipse. Dr. C needs your help in collecting surface temperature data for his Urban Heat Island Effect Campaign. Teachers share their previous experiences with his campaign.
JOIN US for our First Webinar produced by GLOBE Mission EARTH.
Register in advance for this meeting:
Gearing up for Another Year of Student-Produced Spotlite Videos!
The NASA eClips team is seeking middle and high school digital media/technology teachers, science teachers, and STEM teachers/coaches to include their students in producing Spotlite videos for NASA. The purpose of these short videos is to correct a science misconception. Students assume the role of producers as they research, create a storyboard, write a script, and film and edit a video to correctly teach a science concept...