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Archive: IPY/NSTA Symposium: The Fragile Ice, St. Louis, MO: March 30, 2007
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Archive: IPY/NSTA Symposium: The Fragile Ice, St. Louis, MO: March 30, 2007
Grade Level: Elementary School, Informal Education, Middle School
During this half-day symposium, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), government agency scientists and education specialists talked to the audience about the role of ice in Earth's changing climate. The presenters shed light on the health of the artic regions of the world based on data collected from ice core samples...  [view full summary]
During this half-day symposium, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), government agency scientists and education specialists talked to the audience about the role of ice in Earth's changing climate. The presenters shed light on the health of the artic regions of the world based on data collected from ice core samples and satellite observations. In addition to providing a science update on this topic, the presenters performed activities that enhanced the participants' knowledge and served as models for activities the teachers could do with their students in the classroom. The program was designed for teachers of grades 5-8.
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Archive: IPY/NSTA Symposium: Polar Climates, How Are They Changing?, St. Louis, MO: March 29, 2007 Symposia Archive
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Archive: IPY/NSTA Symposium: Polar Climates, How Are They Changing?, St. Louis, MO: March 29, 2007
Grade Level: Middle School
During this half-day symposium, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), government agency scientists and education specialists talked to the audience about the change taking place in the climate at the Earth's poles. The presenters also performed activities that enhanced the participants' knowledge and served as models...  [view full summary]
During this half-day symposium, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), government agency scientists and education specialists talked to the audience about the change taking place in the climate at the Earth's poles. The presenters also performed activities that enhanced the participants' knowledge and served as models for activities the teachers could do with their students in the classroom. The program was designed for teachers of grades 5-8. All participants received educational materials from NASA, NOAA, and NSF funded programs.
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Archive: NOAA/NSTA Symposium: Coral Ecosystems, Boston, MA: March 27, 2008 Symposia Archive
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Archive: NOAA/NSTA Symposium: Coral Ecosystems, Boston, MA: March 27, 2008
Grade Level: Elementary School, High School, Informal Education, Middle School
During this half-day symposium, sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), scientists and education specialists shared information with teachers about the biology, dynamics, and conservation of coral ecosystems. The presenters led activities that enhanced the participants' knowledge about coral reef ecosystems that can be easily replicated in their classrooms. All participants received educational materials and information...  [view full summary]
During this half-day symposium, sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), scientists and education specialists shared information with teachers about the biology, dynamics, and conservation of coral ecosystems. The presenters led activities that enhanced the participants' knowledge about coral reef ecosystems that can be easily replicated in their classrooms. All participants received educational materials and information about related links available via the NOAA and NSTA web sites.
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Archive: NASA/NSTA Symposium: Mapping the Moon: Simulating LOLA in the Classroom, Boston, MA: March 28, 2008 Symposia Archive
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Archive: NASA/NSTA Symposium: Mapping the Moon: Simulating LOLA in the Classroom, Boston, MA: March 28, 2008
Grade Level: Elementary School, High School, Informal Education, Middle School
During this half-day symposium, sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), scientists and education specialists shared information with teachers about the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and its instruments to study the Moon, about topographic maps, and about robotic exploration. The presenters led activities that enhanced the participants' knowledge of the previously mentioned topics that can be easily replicated and/or simulated...  [view full summary]
During this half-day symposium, sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), scientists and education specialists shared information with teachers about the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and its instruments to study the Moon, about topographic maps, and about robotic exploration. The presenters led activities that enhanced the participants' knowledge of the previously mentioned topics that can be easily replicated and/or simulated in their classrooms. All participants received educational materials and information about related links available via the NASA web site.
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Archive: NASA/NSTA Symposium: Discover the Universe - From Galileo to Today, Cincinnati, Ohio: December 5, 2008 Symposia Archive
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Archive: NASA/NSTA Symposium: Discover the Universe - From Galileo to Today, Cincinnati, Ohio: December 5, 2008
Grade Level: Elementary School, High School, Informal Education, Middle School
During this half-day Symposium, science and education experts from NASA lead discussions on key science concepts – Earth’s place in the universe; light, energy, and optics; and, models and evidence in science – as participants investigated how NASA’s space-based missions have extended the legacy of observation and discovery that Galileo Galilei initiated when he turned his telescope to the skies in 1609. Presenters shared information about resources...  [view full summary]
During this half-day Symposium, science and education experts from NASA lead discussions on key science concepts – Earth’s place in the universe; light, energy, and optics; and, models and evidence in science – as participants investigated how NASA’s space-based missions have extended the legacy of observation and discovery that Galileo Galilei initiated when he turned his telescope to the skies in 1609. Presenters shared information about resources and opportunities for teachers and students related to the International Year of Astronomy (IYA). The IYA is a world-wide celebration of the 400th anniversary of Galileo’s observations.
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Archive: NASA/NSTA Symposium: Living and Working in Space: Habitat, St. Louis, MO: March 30, 2007
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Archive: NASA/NSTA Symposium: Living and Working in Space: Habitat, St. Louis, MO: March 30, 2007
Grade Level: Elementary School, Informal Education, Middle School
During this full-day symposium, scientists and education specialists guided participants through easy-to-understand explanations about the requirements to design and build a habitat for humans to live on in low-Earth-orbit, the Moon, or Mars. The presenters modeled the inquiry process through activities that participants can use in their classrooms with their students. They also talked about the upcoming space shuttle mission to the International...  [view full summary]
During this full-day symposium, scientists and education specialists guided participants through easy-to-understand explanations about the requirements to design and build a habitat for humans to live on in low-Earth-orbit, the Moon, or Mars. The presenters modeled the inquiry process through activities that participants can use in their classrooms with their students. They also talked about the upcoming space shuttle mission to the International Space Station, STS-118, that will include the first Educator Astronaut and NSTA member, Barbara Morgan. All participants received educational materials from NASA. The program was designed for teachers of grades 4-9.
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Archive: NOAA/NSTA Symposium: GPS and Geodesy for Dummies: Do You Know Where You Are?, St. Louis, MO: Mar 31, 2007
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Archive: NOAA/NSTA Symposium: GPS and Geodesy for Dummies: Do You Know Where You Are?, St. Louis, MO: Mar 31, 2007
Grade Level: High School, Middle School
During this half-day symposium, scientists and education specialists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) guided participants through easy-to-understand explanations about the global positioning system (GPS) and the science behind it, known as geodesy. Participants learned about the history of geodesy (Eratosthenes) and how the GPS modern technology is being used today in innumerable applications. All participants received...  [view full summary]
During this half-day symposium, scientists and education specialists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) guided participants through easy-to-understand explanations about the global positioning system (GPS) and the science behind it, known as geodesy. Participants learned about the history of geodesy (Eratosthenes) and how the GPS modern technology is being used today in innumerable applications. All participants received educational materials from NOAA. The program was designed for teachers of grades 5-12.
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Archive: IPY/NSTA Symposium: Arctic and Antarctic Living Systems, Birmingham, AL: December 7, 2007 Symposia Archive
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Archive: IPY/NSTA Symposium: Arctic and Antarctic Living Systems, Birmingham, AL: December 7, 2007
Grade Level: Informal Education, Middle School
During this half-day symposium, sponsored by NSF, NOAA, and NASA in celebration of the International Polar Year (IPY), scientists and education specialists talked to teachers about the effects of climate change on Arctic and Antarctic living systems. The presenters led activities that enhanced the participants' knowledge about ecosystems, feedback loops, the carbon cycle, and climate change. The activities served as models for activities the teachers...  [view full summary]
During this half-day symposium, sponsored by NSF, NOAA, and NASA in celebration of the International Polar Year (IPY), scientists and education specialists talked to teachers about the effects of climate change on Arctic and Antarctic living systems. The presenters led activities that enhanced the participants' knowledge about ecosystems, feedback loops, the carbon cycle, and climate change. The activities served as models for activities the teachers could do with students in their classrooms. All participants received a DVD and CD set from NOAA, and a unit plan, as well as a list of related URLs that can be used in the classroom for further exploration of the topic.
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Archive: NASA/NSTA Symposium: Igniting the Flame of Knowledge: Human Space Flight, Detroit, MI: October 19, 2007 Symposia Archive
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Archive: NASA/NSTA Symposium: Igniting the Flame of Knowledge: Human Space Flight, Detroit, MI: October 19, 2007
Grade Level: Elementary School, Informal Education, Middle School
During this half-day symposium, NASA scientists and education specialists focused on the biological and physical aspects of humans living and working in space as NASA completes the International Space Station, returns a human presence on the moon and looks forward to Mars and beyond. The presenters also performed activities that enhanced the participants' knowledge about the topic of living and working in space and served as models for activities...  [view full summary]
During this half-day symposium, NASA scientists and education specialists focused on the biological and physical aspects of humans living and working in space as NASA completes the International Space Station, returns a human presence on the moon and looks forward to Mars and beyond. The presenters also performed activities that enhanced the participants' knowledge about the topic of living and working in space and served as models for activities the teachers could do with their students in the classroom. The program was designed for teachers of grades 4-9. All participants received educational materials from NASA, including a “Space Garden,” a plant growth chamber that can be used for classroom experiments.
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Archive: IPY/NSTA Symposium: Impact of Polar Climate Change on Living Systems, St. Louis, MO: March 29, 2007 Symposia Archive
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Archive: IPY/NSTA Symposium: Impact of Polar Climate Change on Living Systems, St. Louis, MO: March 29, 2007
Grade Level: Informal Education, Middle School
During this half-day symposium, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), government agency scientists and education specialists talked to the audience about the impact of polar climate change on living systems. The presenters also performed activities that enhanced the participants' knowledge and served as models for...  [view full summary]
During this half-day symposium, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), government agency scientists and education specialists talked to the audience about the impact of polar climate change on living systems. The presenters also performed activities that enhanced the participants' knowledge and served as models for activities the teachers could do with their students in the classroom. The program was designed for teachers of grades 5-8. All participants received educational materials from NASA, NOAA, and NSF funded programs.
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