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Archive of the Earth Science Nuggets submitted.

Katie Bethea send in a nugget on Earth Science Week Storybook Event with GLOBE.

Please contact Katie at ( with questions, commments or a high five!


The Nugget sent in recaps Earth Science Week 2012, which had the theme: Discovering Careers in Earth Sciences. Please note, the first slide is the 1-page nugget, the next 2 slides are back-up info (participant quotes, pictures of participating NASA Earth Explorers).

Also attached is a spreadsheet listing all of the Earth Explorer "Talent" - scientists, engineers, educators, communicators, who contributed their time by writing blog posts, participated in social media and other ESW...

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The following E/PO nuggets and highlights were submitted to NASA HQ in October:

  • Rachel Weihs submitted a nugget on ASK FL (Advancing Teacher Knowledge Through Teacher Education) that shares the second in a series of professional development workshops on climate change presented to sixth grade teachers. /post/4552
  • Izolda Trakhtenberg submitted a nugget on a classroom visit and her work with middle school students using data from AURA to study NO2 and surface-level ozone....


Please send me anything from your Earth Science E/PO program (mission E/PO or ROSES) that you'd like to highlight for Headquarters and for this community by [towards the end of the month]. These reports are voluntary.

Please email me the following information:

• a short description of any significant accomplishments from this period -- and their impact
• a few bullets on any upcoming events
• a contact name and email in case there are questions
• mission or...

Engineer a Satellite (AURA Mission) was submitted by Ginger Butcher ( Please contact Ginger with any questions.


Jessica Taylor sends in the GLOBE/SEAC4RS Student-Teacher Workshop Nugget. Questions/comments may be directed to Jessica at


1. Integrated Geospatial Education and Technology Training - Remote Sensing
• Summer Institute for instructors of GIS at 2-year colleges, funded partially by the National Science Foundation
• USGS EDC, Sioux Falls, SD
• Build geospatial workforce: teach GIS instructors how to download, analyze, and integrate Landsat, Terra, ASTER data with GIS to deal with issues of societal concern.
• Partners: NASA Landsat, USGS Landsat, National Council for Geographic Education, National Geospatial...

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