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The Silicon Valley Astronomy Lectures, featuring astronomers giving nontechnical lectures on recent developments in astronomy, are now available on their own YouTube Channel, at:
http://www.youtube.com/SVAstronomyLectures/

The talks include:
* Sandra Faber on galaxy formation,
* Michael Brown on his discovery of Eris and the “demotion” of Pluto,
* Alex Filippenko and Leonard Susskind on black holes,
* Natalie Batalha on the latest discoveries from the Kepler mission,
* Frank Drake...

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What kinds of science questions can we answer with ocean data collected from space? Join us for this Spanish-language webinar on the Aquarius/SAC-D mission to find out.

Take advantage of this opportunity to go behind the scenes of this international mission with Sandra Torrusio, SAC-D principal investigator at CONAE, Monica Rabolli, SAC-D deputy investigator at CONAE, and Jorge Vázquez, oceanographer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. After an overview of the development...

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Would you like to bring real NASA Earth science into your classroom or informal education setting? Discover MY NASA DATA (MND), your key to over 200 easy-to-use microsets of data of Earth’s atmosphere, bio­sphere, ice, ocean, land surface, and more. Explore many of these data sets in the new Mapping Our World Interactive, which features 25 unique views of the planet and related NASA resources.

Learn more about these resources during a one-hour hangout with Preston Lewis and...

Would you like to bring real NASA Earth science into your classroom? Discover MY NASA DATA (MND), your key to over 200 easy-to-use microsets of data of Earth’s atmosphere, bio­sphere, ice, ocean, land surface, and more. Explore many of these data sets in the new Mapping Our World Interactive, which features 25 unique views of the planet and related NASA resources.

Learn more about these resources during a one-hour Google+ hangout with Preston Lewis and Sarah Crecelius, education...

The AAAS strand map service in NASA Wavelength now includes related Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).  When you go into a strand map, select a benchmark, and if there is a related NGSS, there will be a tab in the pop-up bubble.  For example, go to the strand map on Weather and Climate, at http://strandmaps.nasawavelength.org/map.html?id=SMS-MAP-1698, use the scroll box on the bottom right side to move around the strand map - try the benchmark for grades 6-8 in about the middle of the...