Test 2 of the 2018-2019 Talent Search has been posted here.
Material from NASA on the Insight Mars Lander, due to land on Mars on November 26, 2018.
The NASA Goddard GLOBE Partnership sponsored by the Office of Education will offer a webinar for anyone in the GLOBE Community and Citizen Scientists worldwide. Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) is an international science and education program that provides students and the public worldwide, the opportunity to participate in data collection to contribute to our understanding of the Earth System and global environment.
The Webinar will cover the ICESat-2 mission, the GLOBE Tree Height Measurement Campaign and the GLOBE Elementary Reader on Climate. All three of these topics center on measurement and changes in our climate. Information about the ICESat-2 mission will be presented. Teachers and students will learn how to get involved in the Tree Height Measurement Campaign. The Climate reader deals with the difference between weather and climate, regional and global climate and climate change. Examples of hands-on activities will also be presented.
While the presentations are primarily aimed at educators, information on GLOBE Citizen Science Apps will also be presented. The presentation is one hour long: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.Please register here to participate in this event.
Winooski High School math teacher Thomas Payeur is Vermont’s 2019 Teacher of the Year. Congratulations Thomas! Read more here.
Kate McCann, our co-director for education has been awarded an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educators Fellowship, and will be working in a Congressional office on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC from early Sept 2018 through July 2019.