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NASA’s Science Mission Directorate (SMD) plays an essential role in inspiring the next generation of explorers, and has a long history of supporting post-secondary opportunities. This link offers higher education faculty information about: SMD Forums’ higher education efforts, classroom resources, programs, events, and opportunities for faculty and undergraduates.
NASA Wavelength is a searchable database that contains a wealth of SMD educational products for the undergraduate classroom.
If you would like to be part of SMD’s E/PO Community, please contact the SMD Education Forum that most closely aligns with your interests; contacts are listed at the top of the People Tab.
The NASA GISS CCRI program has extended the application period for graduate students to apply for a paid internship opportunity in NYC.
Stipend award: $9,750
Program Description: The NASA GISS Climate Change Research Initiative (CCRI) is a year long internship opportunity for graduate students to work directly with NASA scientists and lead research teams in a NASA research project associated with the science related to climate change. This opportunity will not conflict with the...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.
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On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cross the continental United States, from Oregon to South Carolina. The best place to watch the eclipse will be along the path of totality. The second best? At the Exploratorium or on its website or mobile app. With the support of NASA, the Exploratorium is sending field crews to two different locations along the path of totality....Download
NASA Human Exploration Research Opportunities (HERO) Released
A National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Research Announcement (NRA), entitled, “Human Exploration Research Opportunities (HERO)” (80JSC017N0001), has been released. This NRA will solicit applied research in support of NASA’s Human Research Program (HRP). This NRA is available through the NASA Research Opportunities homepage at: https://tinyurl.com/NASA-HERO-2017.
The research will fall into one or more...
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.Download
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 email@example.com.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public up to the seating capacity of...
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.
People not in the path will experience a partial eclipse. For...
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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:
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...
The eclipse professional development from Monday June 19 is now available for free rebroadcast. Teachers watching the rebroadcast can qualify for 1.5 hours of professional development training, and those doing the homework and observing the eclipse can get 4 hours. After watching, the web page has the links to download the powerpoint in pdf or pptx.
There will be one more "live" training session, Wednesday at 3:30 pm CDT. ...
Shared at the request of Liv Detrick, Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) Questions or comments via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Several resources on the PathwaysToScience.org website that may be useful if you are planning development activities for undergraduate summer research students.
"Funding your STEM Graduate Education" Webinar Recording:
This webinar recording is a great resource for...
Eclipse 101 for teachers!!
Due to popular demand, I am offering three additional online eclipse teacher professional development sessions.
These will be:
Monday June 19, 2 - 3:30 CDT
Monday June 19, 7 - 8:30 pm CDT
Wednesday, June 28, 3:30 - 5 pm CDT
These are FREE to teachers but preregistration is REQUIRED. Contact Patricia Reiff (email@example.com) for login instructions.
A PDF of the powerpoint is posted at Eclipse101.pdf . This has links to the movies which are...
Total Solar Eclipse App
For Android phones and tablets, iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch
Explore Total Solar Eclipse, our first mobile app that incorporates live webcasting. This free app gives you access to our live video streams of the total solar eclipse occurring on August 21, 2017, which will cross from the west to east coasts of the United States. Tune in to five simultaneous video streams, all from your smart phone or tablet: 1) Live coverage hosted by Exploratorium educators and...Download Attachments
With just over two months to go until the August 1, 2017 deadline, now is the time to focus on your Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program application! Fulbright Scholars are selected for their academic merit and leadership potential to teach, research, and exchange ideas. There are nearly 500 awards available in more than 125 countries; complete details are located in the Catalog of Awards.
You are invited to join any of our upcoming webinars. We run a series of Application Walk-Through and...
Students from Ohio and Michigan Present Findings about their Environment
On May 3, 2017, 130 students presented 90 research projects at the GLOBE Mission EARTH SATELLITES Student conference at The University of Toledo’s Student Union. This conference, originally named SATELLITES: Students And Teachers Exploring Local Landscapes to Interpret The Earth from Space, has grown over the years; in 2016 there were 82 students presenting 58 projects.
Through research projects, students answer...Download
On Thursday, April 20, 2017, over 40 high school digital media students from Hampton City Schools and Newport News Public Schools in Virginia were recognized for their effort in creating NASA eClipsTM Spotlites and Subject Matter Experts as Educators (SME2) videos to increase science understanding and promote STEM careers. An awards ceremony was held at Hampton University by Shelley Spears (PI) and Joan Harper-Neely of the National Institute of Aerospace, where certificates were presented....Download
The April issue of Western Michigan's EvaluATE’s newsletter is all about reporting. It highlights a blog on how to include evaluation results in Advanced Technological Education (ATE) annual reports to the National Science Foundation, and resources on alternative and public report formats, data visualization resources, etc. Although funded by NSF for ATE projects the resources may interest NASA-funded projects. April newsletter attached as a PDF. More about EvaluATE at:...Download
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Every day can and should be Earth Day! During this webinar, we will focus on the various ways in which all citizens can be engaged in helping make our home planet a better place. Participants will learn how this is possible through both the GLOBE Program and the GLOBE Observer app. We will look at the current status of Earth's "vital signs" by showing everyone how to access and review the current status of Earth’s health from NASA’s Global Climate...
Approximately 30 students and faculty from Tennessee State University attended at the annual HBCU Student Climate Change Conference held from March 15-19 at Dillard University in New Orleans, LA. Dr. David Padgett and his students presented about the GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) Program and provided training. The purpose of the conference is to strengthen the partnerships between students and faculty at historically black colleges/universities and...Download
Register today for the GLOBE ENSO Student Research Campaign webinar: “NASA Earth Science Efforts.” The webinar will take place on Tuesday, 14 March, at 8:00 p.m. EST (1:00 a.m. UTC). You can join this webinar by registering here.
In this hour-long webinar, we will learn more about how and why NASA missions study Earth’s systems. By looking at NASA’s Earth Science “Big Questions”, we will frame our understanding about the overall vision and goals. We will learn about the Global...
We are in the process of trying to revitalize the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA) Interdivisional Commission on Education and Outreach (IDCEO).
While we welcome input, commentary, and tasking requests from all of you at any time, our first job right now is to populate the Commission. As you may know, IAGA Divisions and Commissions are mostly populated by the people who attend the conferences and come to the business meetings. Officers are required...Download
From: Dr. Ellen E. Lettvin Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert Noyce Senior Fellow in Informal STEM Learning
US Department of Education/Office of Innovation and Improvement
400 Maryland Ave SW, Office 4W345
Washington, DC 20202
Office Phone: 202-260-0823
The U.S. Department of Education issued an updated Dear Colleague Letter on January 18, 2017 to states, school districts, schools and education partners on how to maximize federal funds to support and enhance innovative science,...