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  • Stardust@home
    Date: 01/01/2006
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Join us in the search for interstellar dust! In 2006, the Stardust spacecraft returned particles of interstellar dust that originated in distant stars. But before they can be studied, these tiny dust grains will have to be found. This is where you come in! Our volunteers are using an online Virtual Microscope to search for these elusive particles ... »
  • USA National Phenology Network
    Date: 08/23/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The USA National Phenology Network brings together citizen scientists, government agencies, non-profit groups, educators and students of all ages to monitor the impacts of climate change on plants and animals in the United States. The network harnesses the power of people and the Internet to collect and share information, providing researchers ... »
  • MY NASA DATA
    Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    MY NASA DATA attempts to make NASA satellite data about the Earth available in a form that is accessible to the public through a standard web browser. For citizen scientists, the project has identified a number of science project ideas which tie local observations to the larger context and history available from satellite data. A mentor network is ... »
  • University of Arkansas Center for Math and Science Education (CMASE)
    Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The University of Arkansas Center for Math and Science Education (CMASE), one of eleven mathematics and science centers on university and college campuses around the state, provides quality resources and materials to the home, private and public education community. The Arkansas NASA Educator Resource Center, located within CMASE, is the state's ... »
  • Silicon Valley Astronomy Lectures
    Date: 08/02/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Founded in 1999, the Silicon Valley Astronomy Lectures are non-technical illustrated public lectures, presented on six Wednesday evenings during each school year at Foothill College, in the heart of California's Silicon Valley. Speakers over the years have included a Nobel-prize winner, members of the National Academy of Sciences, the first woman ... »
  • Amazing Space
    Date: 02/03/1995
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This award-winning website includes a comprehensive collection of standards-based, space science education materials. Site visitors can explore a variety of resources such as A Hubble Gallery, Online Explorations, Tonight’s Sky, and Star Witness News science content readings. The “For Educators” side of site includes support materials such as ... »
  • Hubble’s Magnificent Universe
    Date: 02/03/1995
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This traveling exhibit, dedicated to the Hubble Space Telescope’s imagery, provides an opportunity for visitors to contemplate the symbiotic relationship of art and scientific exploration. The exhibit was created through a unique collaboration between the Walters Art Museum, the Johns Hopkins University, and scientists and other experts at the ... »
  • Space Telescope Professional Development Program
    Date: 02/02/1995
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Space Telescope professional development program is designed to support the needs of formal and informal educators and enhance educators' science content and pedagogical knowledge. Scientist and educator teams present STEM topics and the latest educational research, while emphasizing real-world connections. The purpose is to share information ... »
  • Hubble Hangouts
    Date: 02/02/1995
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Hubble Hangouts are weekly live online talks using Google+'s video hangout feature. Hubble Hangouts feature a panel of astronomers discussing the astronomical topic of the day. Viewers are encouraged to participate by asking questions in the comments sections of YouTube and Google+, or on Twitter. Hangouts are subsequently posted to YouTube for ... »

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