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Please join us for the next webinar from the 2018-2019 Lecture Series in Climate Change – Our Warming Planet: Topics in Climate Dynamics

Date: Tuesday February 19th 2019

Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm EST

• Projections of Future Drought by Jennifer Aminzade

• Lightning and Climate Change by Colin Price

Webinar Registration Link: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/meeting/register/abe40061c3cd0d6bd746f627e8486654

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This is an opportunity to learn about the science of climate change from the leading experts at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) and affiliate institutions and organizations. Please register for this webinar. Registration links for future webinars will be sent to you in future notices for the additional programs as described below. Please mark your calendars for the additional webinars below. 

Registration Link for December 18th:

Webinar Series: Our Warming Planet: Topics in Climate Dynamics:

Tuesday, November 13 from 4:00pm – 6:00pm. 

The topics and presenters on November 13th are: 

Explaining Climate by Andrew Lacis
The Role of Clouds in Climate by Anthody D. Del Genio

Register Now: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/meeting/register/9d62f5a1bf2f61b44ac87b605f06faf5



These presentations are hosted by CCRUN, a NOAA RISA Team, that is drawn from the recent book, Our Warming Planet: Topics in...

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One of our CCRI teachers Nicole Dulaney recently created a unit plan (9-12) that passed SMD product review and is available for national distribution. Please distribute to your relevant teacher networks. All questions and feedback are welcome.
 
Earth’s Energy Budget is a unit plan designed for high school students grades 9 – 12 with access to computers, NASA GISS Panoply software, and RStudio. This unit takes approximately three weeks to complete. The goal of this unit is for the students...

Program Description: The NASA 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 (GISS) and STEM education experts whom will integrate NASA education resources and content into their classroom while...

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STEM Educator & Associate Researcher: New Horizons in Space Additive Manufacturing and STEM Education

Dates of Program: 7/2/2018 - 8/10/2018
Stipend Amount: $4,500 
Application Deadline: 5/25/2018

Description:
The New York City College of Technology Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology offers an Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS) as well as a baccalaureate degree. Both degree programs are hands-on with engineering applications in areas such as CAD, CAM, Materials...

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...

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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...

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It’s not too early to begin preparing your applications for paid summer research experiences and graduate programs!  

584 different paid summer research programs for undergraduates:

http://pathwaystoscience.org/programs.aspx?u=Undergrads_Undergraduate+Students&sm=&sd=&sy=&dd=SummerResearch_Summer+Research+Opportunity&submit=y&dhub=SummerResearch_Summer+Research+Opportunity

355 different graduate programs in STEM:

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...

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 graduate students coursework and class schedule during the fall and spring and is considered to be a part time position that supports the graduate students major area of...

Here is a fascinating project: Voices of Humanity (VoH) - giving a voice to all of humanity in space exploration. Professor Philip Lubin at UC Santa Barbara and some of his students are working on a public engagement and educational outreach program by placing the essence of  humanity, in the form of documents, poetry, pictures, movies, music, tweets,  digital DNA and other data, into every spacecraft and eventually to the stars. Their group was funded by NASA NIAC program with a Phase I...

The Annual National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Week Conference is planned under the leadership of the White House Initiative on HBCUs and with input from the President’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs and its conference sponsors. It provides a forum to exchange information and share innovations among and between institutions. The 2016 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week Conference, is October 23-26 in Arlington, Virginia.  Approximately 600...

Program Description: The NASA GISS Climate Change Research Initiative – CCRI is a summer internship opportunity for high school and undergraduate students to work directly with NASA scientists in a NASA research project associated with the science related to climate change during the summer of 2016.

During the summer term of CCRI, the research team will consist of NASA GISS Scientists whom will lead high school students, undergraduate students, graduate students, and high school STEM...

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NASA GSFC Office of Education is currently seeking graduate students to participate in the year long NASA GISS Climate Change Research Initiative internship program located at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York City. 

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...

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This month's webinar is hosted by Dr. Sherry Oaks,  Front Range Community College The title of her talk is, "Climate Data in the Classroom."

 

NASA’s Earth Forum and NAGT’s Geo2YC have launched a series of webinars for geoscience faculty at two-year colleges, called EarthEd2YC. Each webinar includes 30 minutes of professional development for full-time and part-time faculty seeking educational resources and other guidance from NASA’s Science Mission...

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April 3, 2015, 1:00 EST

This month's webinar is hosted by Dr. Amber Kumpf, Muskegon Community College (MI). The title of her talk is, "Urban Geology."

NASA’s Earth Forum and NAGT’s Geo2YC have launched a series of webinars for geoscience faculty at two-year colleges, called EarthEd2YC. Each webinar includes 30 minutes of professional development for full-time and part-time faculty seeking educational resources and other guidance from...

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April 3, 2015, 1:00 EST

This month's webinar is hosted by Dr. Amber Kumpf, Muskegon Community College (MI). The title of her talk is, "Urban Geology."

NASA’s Earth Forum and NAGT’s Geo2YC have launched a series of webinars for geoscience faculty at two-year colleges, called EarthEd2YC. Each webinar includes 30 minutes of professional development for full-time and part-time faculty seeking educational resources and other guidance from...

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March 6, 2015, 1:00 EST

This month's webinar is hosted by Dr. Dean Moosavi, Rochester Community Technical College, MN. The title of his talk is, "Special Place Project,"

NASA’s Earth Forum and NAGT’s Geo2YC have launched a series of webinars for geoscience faculty at two-year colleges, called EarthEd2YC. Each webinar includes 30 minutes of professional development for full-time and part-time faculty seeking educational resources and other guidance from...

This month's webinar is hosted by Dr. Amber Kumpf, Muskegon Community College (MI). The title of her talk is, "Urban Geology."

NASA’s Earth Forum and NAGT’s Geo2YC have launched a series of webinars for geoscience faculty at two-year colleges, called EarthEd2YC. Each webinar includes 30 minutes of professional development for full-time and part-time faculty seeking educational resources and other guidance from NASA’s Science Mission Directorate (SMD) Earth Science Education and Public...

 

NASA’s Earth Forum and NAGT’s Geo2YC are launching a new series of webinars for geoscience faculty at two-year colleges, called EarthEd2YC. Each webinar includes 30 minutes of professional development for full-time and part-time faculty seeking educational resources and other guidance from NASA’s Science Mission Directorate (SMD) Earth Science Education and Public Outreach Forum(SMD E/PO) and NAGT’s Geosciences for Two-Year Colleges (Geo2YC) professional division.

Beginning March 7,...

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NASA’s Earth Forum and NAGT’s Geo2YC have launched a new series of webinars for geoscience faculty at two-year colleges, called EarthEd2YC. Each webinar includes 30 minutes of professional development for full-time and part-time faculty seeking educational resources and other guidance from NASA’s Science Mission Directorate (SMD) Earth Science Education and Public Outreach Forum(SMD E/PO) and NAGT’s Geosciences for Two-Year Colleges (Geo2YC) professional division.


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Greetings!  Please share the information below about E/PO workshops and opportunities for scientists at the LPSC conference this year.

Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) Education/Public Outreach

Events for Scientists

 

The 46th annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference will be March 16-20, 2015 in The Woodlands, TX.  Based on requests from the LPSC science community, there are expanded E/PO opportunities for scientists this year, including workshops on...

Here is the latest draft of the HEWG community college faculty survey. Your comments are welcome, and we hope it is useful!

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Through research efforts and working with colleagues nationwide, the HEWG has identified some important resources to help guide our understanding of diversity issues in higher education. We have made these available here.

I have just received a prepublication copy of a chapter for AGU Future Earth by Diana Dalbotten et al.,  New Voices:  The Role of Undergraduate Geoscience Research in Supporting Alternative Perspectives on the Anthropocene. The chapter provides a powerful frame for...

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