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Archive: Introduction to Biology - The Secret of Life: Pedagogical Implications Orientation, March 13, 2013 Web Seminar Archive
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Archive: Introduction to Biology - The Secret of Life: Pedagogical Implications Orientation, March 13, 2013
Grade Level: Elementary School, High School, Middle School
This web seminar took place on March 13, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. eastern daylight time. The presenters were Dr. Eric Lander, Founding Director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard; Zipporah Miller, Associate Executive Director of Professional Programs and Conferences at NSTA; Dr. Al Byers, Assistant Executive Director of e-Learning and Government Partnerships at NSTA; and Flavio Mendez, Senior Director of the NSTA Learning Center.

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This web seminar took place on March 13, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. eastern daylight time. The presenters were Dr. Eric Lander, Founding Director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard; Zipporah Miller, Associate Executive Director of Professional Programs and Conferences at NSTA; Dr. Al Byers, Assistant Executive Director of e-Learning and Government Partnerships at NSTA; and Flavio Mendez, Senior Director of the NSTA Learning Center.

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Archive: Introduction to Biology - The Secret of Life: Pedagogical Implications Discussion 2,  April 17, 2013, 8:00 pm Eastern time Web Seminar Archive
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Archive: Introduction to Biology - The Secret of Life: Pedagogical Implications Discussion 2, April 17, 2013, 8:00 pm Eastern time
Grade Level: Elementary School, High School, Middle School
This web seminar took place on April 17, 2013, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. eastern daylight time. The presenters were Dr. Graham Walker, Professor of Biology at MIT and an HHMI Professor at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Zipporah Miller, Associate Executive Director of Professional Programs and Conferences at NSTA; Susan Koba, author of NSTA Press book Hard to Teach Biology Concepts; and Anne Tweed, co-author of NSTA Press book Hard to Teach...  [view full summary]
This web seminar took place on April 17, 2013, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. eastern daylight time. The presenters were Dr. Graham Walker, Professor of Biology at MIT and an HHMI Professor at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Zipporah Miller, Associate Executive Director of Professional Programs and Conferences at NSTA; Susan Koba, author of NSTA Press book Hard to Teach Biology Concepts; and Anne Tweed, co-author of NSTA Press book Hard to Teach Biology Concepts.

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Archive: Messenger: Cooling With Sunshades, June 22, 2011 
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Archive: Messenger: Cooling With Sunshades, June 22, 2011
Grade Level: College, High School
This Web Seminar took place on June 22, 2011, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Jordan Snyder, NASA Explorer School Coordinator at the Goddard Space Flight Center. In this Seminar, Mr. Snyder talked about the MESSENGER probe and the sunshade activity and lesson. The information was directed at the high school lessons, but the information can be adapted for instruction at lower grade levels.

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This Web Seminar took place on June 22, 2011, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Jordan Snyder, NASA Explorer School Coordinator at the Goddard Space Flight Center. In this Seminar, Mr. Snyder talked about the MESSENGER probe and the sunshade activity and lesson. The information was directed at the high school lessons, but the information can be adapted for instruction at lower grade levels.

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Archive: Introduction to Biology - The Secret of Life: Pedagogical Implications Discussion 1,  March 27, 2013, 8:00 pm Eastern time Web Seminar Archive
Web Seminar Archive
Archive: Introduction to Biology - The Secret of Life: Pedagogical Implications Discussion 1, March 27, 2013, 8:00 pm Eastern time
Grade Level: Elementary School, High School, Middle School
This web seminar took place on March 27, 2013, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. eastern daylight time. The presenters were Dr. Eric Lander, Founding Director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard; Zipporah Miller, Associate Executive Director of Professional Programs and Conferences at NSTA; Susan Koba, author of NSTA Press book Hard to Teach Biology Concepts; and Anne Tweed, co-author of NSTA Press book Hard to Teach Biology Concepts.

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This web seminar took place on March 27, 2013, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. eastern daylight time. The presenters were Dr. Eric Lander, Founding Director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard; Zipporah Miller, Associate Executive Director of Professional Programs and Conferences at NSTA; Susan Koba, author of NSTA Press book Hard to Teach Biology Concepts; and Anne Tweed, co-author of NSTA Press book Hard to Teach Biology Concepts.

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Archive: Mapping the Moon: Simulating LOLA in the Classroom, April 22, 2008 Web Seminar Archive
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Archive: Mapping the Moon: Simulating LOLA in the Classroom, April 22, 2008
Grade Level: Elementary School, High School, Middle School
This Web Seminar, sponsored by the NASA, took place on April 22, 2008, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Eastern Time. Presenting was Don Higdon, a Senior Instructional Designer at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Assisting Mr. Higdon on the chat window was Dr. Susan Hoban, NASA Astronomer, who works with the Goddard Earth Science Technology Center also at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. The presentation focused on the topics of...  [view full summary]
This Web Seminar, sponsored by the NASA, took place on April 22, 2008, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Eastern Time. Presenting was Don Higdon, a Senior Instructional Designer at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Assisting Mr. Higdon on the chat window was Dr. Susan Hoban, NASA Astronomer, who works with the Goddard Earth Science Technology Center also at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. The presentation focused on the topics of topographic maps, the concept of resolution, and the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter’s LOLA instrument. 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:  Media Literacy in the  21st Century: WGBH Teachers Domain, January 28, 2009 Web Seminar Archive
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Archive: Media Literacy in the 21st Century: WGBH Teachers Domain, January 28, 2009
Grade Level: Elementary School, High School, Middle School
This Web Seminar, developed in collaboration with the National Science Digital Library, took place on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. In this program, presenters Daniella Quiñones and Rusty Low discussed the resources available in the WGBH Teachers Domain and reliable source criteria. For more information about this web seminar, its presenter(s), read what participants said about it, and to see and download its...  [view full summary]
This Web Seminar, developed in collaboration with the National Science Digital Library, took place on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. In this program, presenters Daniella Quiñones and Rusty Low discussed the resources available in the WGBH Teachers Domain and reliable source criteria. 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: Introduction to Biology - The Secret of Life: Pedagogical Implications Discussion 3, May 15, 2013, 8:00 pm Eastern time Web Seminar Archive
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Archive: Introduction to Biology - The Secret of Life: Pedagogical Implications Discussion 3, May 15, 2013, 8:00 pm Eastern time
Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School
This web seminar took place on May 15, 2013, from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. eastern daylight time. The presenter was Page Keeley, author of the NSTA Press book Uncovering Student Ideas in Life Science. In this program Ms. Keeley discussed strategies for teaching the challenging biological concepts featured in the MITx open online course 7.00x: Introduction to Biology – The Secret of Life.

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This web seminar took place on May 15, 2013, from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. eastern daylight time. The presenter was Page Keeley, author of the NSTA Press book Uncovering Student Ideas in Life Science. In this program Ms. Keeley discussed strategies for teaching the challenging biological concepts featured in the MITx open online course 7.00x: Introduction to Biology – The Secret of Life.

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Archive: The McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica: Harshest Place on Earth or a Polar Oasis?, May 13, 2010 Web Seminar Archive
Web Seminar Archive
Archive: The McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica: Harshest Place on Earth or a Polar Oasis?, May 13, 2010
Grade Level: High School, Middle School
This Web Seminar took place on May 13, 2010 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Dr. Michael Gooseff and Dr. J.E. "Jeb" Barrett and Dr. Cristina Takacs-Vesbach who presented about the McMurdo dry valleys of Antarctica and talked about their hydrology, habitats, and soil ecology. For more information about this web seminar, its presenter(s), read what participants said about it, and to see and download its PowerPoint slides [view full summary]
This Web Seminar took place on May 13, 2010 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Dr. Michael Gooseff and Dr. J.E. "Jeb" Barrett and Dr. Cristina Takacs-Vesbach who presented about the McMurdo dry valleys of Antarctica and talked about their hydrology, habitats, and soil ecology. 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: Monitoring Climate Change from Space, January 14, 2010  Web Seminar Archive
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Archive: Monitoring Climate Change from Space, January 14, 2010
Grade Level: Elementary School, High School, Middle School
This Web Seminar took place on January 14, 2010, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Professor Steve Ackerman from the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences department at the UW-Madison and director of the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS), and Margaret Mooney, Earth Science Outreach Specialist. In this Seminar, Professor Ackerman focused the presentation on the uses of satellites for determining climate...  [view full summary]
This Web Seminar took place on January 14, 2010, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Professor Steve Ackerman from the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences department at the UW-Madison and director of the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS), and Margaret Mooney, Earth Science Outreach Specialist. In this Seminar, Professor Ackerman focused the presentation on the uses of satellites for determining climate change data and Ms. Mooney gave an overview of online, satellite resources for teachers to use in their classrooms. 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: Monarch Butterflies and Citizen Science, April 29, 2013 Web Seminar Archive
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Archive: Monarch Butterflies and Citizen Science, April 29, 2013
Grade Level: College, Elementary School, High School, Informal Education, Middle School
This web seminar took place on April 29, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern daylight time. The presenters were Jim O'Leary from the Maryland Science Center and Grant Bowers from the University of Minnesota. In this program Mr. O’Leary and Mr. Bowers shared information about engaging students with the migration habits and life cycle of monarch butterflies through hands-on projects.

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This web seminar took place on April 29, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern daylight time. The presenters were Jim O'Leary from the Maryland Science Center and Grant Bowers from the University of Minnesota. In this program Mr. O’Leary and Mr. Bowers shared information about engaging students with the migration habits and life cycle of monarch butterflies through hands-on projects.

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