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Archive: The Virtual Lab, May 25, 2011 Web Seminar Archive
Web Seminar Archive
Archive: The Virtual Lab, May 25, 2011
Grade Level: College, High School, Informal Education, Middle School
NASA Explorer Schools invites you to experience the excitement of using a virtual scanning electron microscope during this live, interactive webinar about the Virtual Lab Educational Software. The Virtual Lab Webinar focuses on using a free, downloadable computer program that simulates a scanning electron microscope. Selected specimens from life sciences, physical sciences, and Earth and space sciences related to current NASA research will be featured....  [view full summary]
NASA Explorer Schools invites you to experience the excitement of using a virtual scanning electron microscope during this live, interactive webinar about the Virtual Lab Educational Software. The Virtual Lab Webinar focuses on using a free, downloadable computer program that simulates a scanning electron microscope. Selected specimens from life sciences, physical sciences, and Earth and space sciences related to current NASA research will be featured. With this virtual tool, your students have access to high-powered simulated scientific instrumentation with 90 different specimens and three different virtual tools: atomic force microscope, scanning electron microscope, and fluorescence light microscope. In this webinar, you’ll get an overview of the software, explore the NASA connections, learn how to use the Virtual Lab suite, watch videos of students exploring selected specimens and discuss possible extension activities.

Please visit the main web page of this program to see the description and find links to the biographical information about the presenter(s).
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Archive: Properties of Living Things: Searching for Life on Mars, April 5, 2012 Web Seminar Archive
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Archive: Properties of Living Things: Searching for Life on Mars, April 5, 2012
Grade Level: Middle School
This Web Seminar took place on April 5, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The presenter was Marti Phipps, NASA Explorer Schools Education Specialist at Jet Propulsion Laboratory. In this Seminar, Ms. Phipps talked about NASA’s missions to Mars and shared a hands-on activity that reinforces student understanding of the properties of living things and the environmental conditions for life.

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This Web Seminar took place on April 5, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The presenter was Marti Phipps, NASA Explorer Schools Education Specialist at Jet Propulsion Laboratory. In this Seminar, Ms. Phipps talked about NASA’s missions to Mars and shared a hands-on activity that reinforces student understanding of the properties of living things and the environmental conditions for life.

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Archive: Fingerprints of Life? Extremophiles: It's Just Right, February 7, 2010 Web Seminar Archive
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Archive: Fingerprints of Life? Extremophiles: It's Just Right, February 7, 2010
Grade Level: College, High School, Informal Education, Middle School
This Web Seminar took place on February 7, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Rudo Kashiri, NASA Explorer Schools Coordinator. In this Seminar, Ms. Kashiri focused the discussion on finding life in extreme environments, on the Earth, and possibly on other planets. She shared a number of online resources and activity suggestions to help develop lessons on this topic. For more information about this web seminar, its presenter(s),...  [view full summary]
This Web Seminar took place on February 7, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Rudo Kashiri, NASA Explorer Schools Coordinator. In this Seminar, Ms. Kashiri focused the discussion on finding life in extreme environments, on the Earth, and possibly on other planets. She shared a number of online resources and activity suggestions to help develop lessons on this topic. For more information about this web seminar, its presenter(s), read what participants said about it, and to see and download its PowerPoint slides go here.
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Archive: Fingerprints of Life? Extremophiles: It's Just Right, March 30, 2011 Web Seminar Archive
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Archive: Fingerprints of Life? Extremophiles: It's Just Right, March 30, 2011
Grade Level: College, High School, Informal Education, Middle School
This Web Seminar took place on March 30, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Rudo Kashiri, NASA Explorer Schools Coordinator. In this Seminar, Ms. Kashiri focused the discussion on finding life in extreme environments, on the Earth, and possibly on other planets. She shared a number of online resources and activity suggestions to help develop lessons on this topic. For more information about this web seminar, its presenter(s),...  [view full summary]
This Web Seminar took place on March 30, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Rudo Kashiri, NASA Explorer Schools Coordinator. In this Seminar, Ms. Kashiri focused the discussion on finding life in extreme environments, on the Earth, and possibly on other planets. She shared a number of online resources and activity suggestions to help develop lessons on this topic. For more information about this web seminar, its presenter(s), read what participants said about it, and to see and download its PowerPoint slides go here.
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Archive: Food Safety and Nutrition, Nov 9, 2006 Web Seminar Archive
Web Seminar Archive
Archive: Food Safety and Nutrition, Nov 9, 2006
Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School
Using the Label!
The first of two Web Seminars on the topic of Food Safety and Nutrition was held on Thursday, November 9, 2006, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. The presenter was Camille Brewer, Associate Director for the Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The presentation focused on the key parts of the food and nutrition labels and how these can be used to...  [view full summary]
Using the Label!
The first of two Web Seminars on the topic of Food Safety and Nutrition was held on Thursday, November 9, 2006, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. The presenter was Camille Brewer, Associate Director for the Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The presentation focused on the key parts of the food and nutrition labels and how these can be used to help consumers make healthful food choices. Ideas for using the food and nutrition labels in the classroom were shared by the participants. For more information about this web seminar, its presenter(s), read what participants said about it, and to see and download its PowerPoint slides go here.
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Archive: Food Safety and Nutrition, April 26, 2007 Web Seminar Archive
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Archive: Food Safety and Nutrition, April 26, 2007
Grade Level: Elementary School, Informal Education, Middle School
The first of two web seminars on the topic of Food Safety and Nutrition was held on Thursday, April 26, 2007, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. The presenter was Dr. Patrick McCarthy, Epidemiologist from the Office of Food Defense, Communication, and Emergency Response, at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. In this seminar, Dr. McCarthy talked about outbreak investigations. For more information...  [view full summary]
The first of two web seminars on the topic of Food Safety and Nutrition was held on Thursday, April 26, 2007, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. The presenter was Dr. Patrick McCarthy, Epidemiologist from the Office of Food Defense, Communication, and Emergency Response, at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. In this seminar, Dr. McCarthy talked about outbreak investigations. For more information about this web seminar, its presenter(s), read what participants said about it, and to see and download its PowerPoint slides go here.
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Archive: Food Safety and Nutrition, Jan 18, 2007 Web Seminar Archive
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Archive: Food Safety and Nutrition, Jan 18, 2007
Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School
Investigation!
The second of two web seminars on the topic of Food Safety and Nutrition was held on Thursday, January 18, 2007, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. The presenter was Sherri McGarry, Foodborne Outbreak Coordinator on the Emergency Coordination and Response Staff in the Office of Compliance, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The presentation focused on the work of scientists...  [view full summary]
Investigation!
The second of two web seminars on the topic of Food Safety and Nutrition was held on Thursday, January 18, 2007, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. The presenter was Sherri McGarry, Foodborne Outbreak Coordinator on the Emergency Coordination and Response Staff in the Office of Compliance, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The presentation focused on the work of scientists at the FDA as it relates to outbreak investigations. For more information about this web seminar, its presenter(s), read what participants said about it, and to see and download its PowerPoint slides go here.
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Archive: Food Safety and Nutrition, May 31, 2007 Web Seminar Archive
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Archive: Food Safety and Nutrition, May 31, 2007
Grade Level: Elementary School, Informal Education, Middle School
The second of two web seminars on the topic of Food Safety and Nutrition was held on Thursday, May 31, 2007, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. The presenter was Crystal Rasnake, Nutritionist in the Office of Nutrition, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements in the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition at the Food and Drug Administration. Ms. Rasnake talked about the percent daily value on the food label and the "Make Your Calories Count"...  [view full summary]
The second of two web seminars on the topic of Food Safety and Nutrition was held on Thursday, May 31, 2007, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. The presenter was Crystal Rasnake, Nutritionist in the Office of Nutrition, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements in the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition at the Food and Drug Administration. Ms. Rasnake talked about the percent daily value on the food label and the "Make Your Calories Count" interactive website that can be used in the classroom to teach about the food label. For more information about this web seminar, its presenter(s), read what participants said about it, and to see and download its PowerPoint slides go here.
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Archive: Global Climate Change Impacts in the Western United States, November 5, 2009
 Web Seminar Archive
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Archive: Global Climate Change Impacts in the Western United States, November 5, 2009
Grade Level: High School, Informal Education, Middle School
This Web Seminar took place on November 5, 2009, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Katharine Hayhoe, Professor in the Department of Geosciences at Texas Tech University, Frank Niepold, UCAR Climate Education Coordinator at NOAA Climate Program Office; and Peg Steffen, Education Branch Chief at NOAA. In this Seminar professor Hayhoe focused the presentation on specific climate changes, current and expected in the Western United...  [view full summary]
This Web Seminar took place on November 5, 2009, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Katharine Hayhoe, Professor in the Department of Geosciences at Texas Tech University, Frank Niepold, UCAR Climate Education Coordinator at NOAA Climate Program Office; and Peg Steffen, Education Branch Chief at NOAA. In this Seminar professor Hayhoe focused the presentation on specific climate changes, current and expected in the Western United States. For more information about this web seminar, its presenter(s), read what participants said about it, and to see and download its PowerPoint slides go here.
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Archive: Global Climate Change Impacts in the Eastern United States, November 17, 2009 Web Seminar Archive
Web Seminar Archive
Archive: Global Climate Change Impacts in the Eastern United States, November 17, 2009
Grade Level: College, High School, Middle School
This Web Seminar took place on November 17, 2009, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Tim Owen, from NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center, Frank Niepold, UCAR Climate Education Coordinator at NOAA Climate Program Office; and Peg Steffen, Education Branch Chief at NOAA. In this Seminar, Mr. Owen focused the presentation on specific climate changes, current and expected in the Eastern United States. For more information about this...  [view full summary]
This Web Seminar took place on November 17, 2009, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Tim Owen, from NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center, Frank Niepold, UCAR Climate Education Coordinator at NOAA Climate Program Office; and Peg Steffen, Education Branch Chief at NOAA. In this Seminar, Mr. Owen focused the presentation on specific climate changes, current and expected in the Eastern United States. For more information about this web seminar, its presenter(s), read what participants said about it, and to see and download its PowerPoint slides go here.
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