New Traveling Exhibit From the Center for Lunar Science and Exploration

    One aspect of the Lunar and Planetary Institute is the Center for Lunar Science and Exploration.  The Center offers libraries a number of traveling exhibits on a variety of themes related to the moon, earth, asteroids, and other astronomical subjects.  Libraries can request exhibits on-line and they are provided on a first come,

Virtually Chat With NASA Engineers & Experts

  Keliann LaConte, with the Lunar and Planetary Institute, allowed me to pass this great info along to any StarNET folks who may be interested. They all sound like great opportunities to learn from and work with the experts in various fields of science and research!!   PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: Virtual Chats with NASA Engineers Schedule

Space-themed Professional Development

Want to bring STEM and space for all ages of child to your library? NASA has a great line up of upcoming webinars to help you do just that! From the NASA Education Express Newsletter: Free NASA Educator Professional Development Webinars The NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative at Texas State University is presenting a

By |September 27th, 2015|Categories: astronomy, NASA, STEM|Tags: |1 Comment

Pluto: New Horizons Event Update!

The Pluto flyby press kit should be published soon; in the meantime, the Mission Guide at http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/Participate/teach/Resources.php  and the information below should be useful to you as you field questions from your visitors and students and plan your Pluto events: NASA TV (also streamed on Internet) http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/MM_NTV_Breaking.html#.VYM8GWCI3vo (Schedule is updated daily, so check it with your

By |July 1st, 2015|Categories: astronomy, NASA, Space Telescopes|0 Comments

Spotlight on the GLOBE Program

    The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program is an international science and education program that provides students and the public worldwide with the opportunity to participate in data collection and the scientific process, and contribute meaningfully to our understanding of the Earth system and global environment. Announced by the

The Hubble Space Telescope is 25!

https://youtu.be/g889verOmbE April 24, 2015 is the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Telescope into Earth orbit.  In the 25 years since the space shuttle Discovery deployed it into space, Hubble has helped change the way we look at the universe.  The pictures it has sent back to earth have allowed us the see more clearly,

It’s in the Stars! Astronomy at the Library

Space is a fascinating place, and most people never tire of looking at the stars. If you have never looked up and marveled at the stars, now is the time to start! Astronomy programs at the library can come in many forms. You don't have to be an astronomer, but it can help if you

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