Collision of Olympic Physics and Cosmic Events Happen at the South Fayette Township Library AstrOlympic Program  

2022-02-25T15:23:13-07:00

By Judy Dobie, Youth Services STEAM Coordinator, South Fayette Twp Library Facilitators – Judy Dobies -Youth Service STEAM Coordinator & Nicole Harding, Librarian – Youth Services Coordinator The Pinwheel Galaxy is a spiral-shaped galaxy about 21 million light years away from Earth. But on the night of February 15th, 2022, in South Fayette Township, a suburb of Pittsburgh, PA, a library room of interested elementary school-age children were busy creating and spinning their spiral-shaped galaxy pinwheels.  The rotation of the children’s models resembled the Olympic ice-skating athletes in the Beijing Winter Olympics. This activity was just the beginning of a “stellar” evening of [...]

Collision of Olympic Physics and Cosmic Events Happen at the South Fayette Township Library AstrOlympic Program  2022-02-25T15:23:13-07:00

(Resource List) Citizen Science in the Library: Turn Your Curiosity into Impact

2022-02-23T23:36:49-07:00

Citizen Science in the Library: Turn Your Curiosity into Impact Webinar Link Bank Presenters Claire Ratcliffe Adams Space Science Institute cratcliffe@spacescience.org Caroline Nickerson SciStarter carolinehewittnickerson@gmail.com Webinar Recording: https://www.starnetlibraries.org/development/webinars/ SciStarter Resources SciStarter: https://scistarter.org/library-network SciStarter Resources Designed for Libraries: http://scistarter.org/Library SciStarter YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/scistarter Network of the National Library of Medicine: https://scistarter.org/nlm Citizen Science Kits: https://scistarter.org/library-build-a-kit SciStarter Widget: https://scistarter.org/widget/new Citizen Science Training: https://scistarter.org/training Questions? Email librarynetwork@scistarter.org Citizen Science Month Resources Citizen Science Month: https://scistarter.org/citizensciencemonth Register your event on SciStarter: https://scistarter.org/add Planning for your event: https://scistarter.org/citizensciencemonth-resources Sign up for facilitator updates: https://scistarter.org/citizensciencemonth-MailingList  Free STAR Net Resources Join STAR Net: http://www.starnetlibraries.org/community/ STEM Activity Clearinghouse: http://clearinghouse.starnetlibraries.org/ STAR [...]

(Resource List) Citizen Science in the Library: Turn Your Curiosity into Impact2022-02-23T23:36:49-07:00

Come join the great discussions going on in our ALA Connect Affinity Groups!

2022-02-07T15:01:34-07:00

As part of the NASA@ My Library program STAR Net is partnering with the American Library Association to facilitate Affinity Group discussions for libraries to discuss important topics! Affinity Groups convene on a variety of member-defined topics designed to help build the capacity of library professionals to incorporate NASA SMEs and NASA STEAM activities into their programs and services while supporting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA). Affinity Groups meet in small groups to foster discussion; these meetings will be held at various frequencies, as needed. For example, Affinity Group members may convene for a series of discussions on working with [...]

Come join the great discussions going on in our ALA Connect Affinity Groups!2022-02-07T15:01:34-07:00

Celebrate World Water Day on March 22nd at Your Library!

2022-02-16T14:39:41-07:00

What is World Water Day? World Water Day is an annual celebration of water started by the United Nations in 1993. This campaign seeks to raise awareness of the 2 billion people on our planet currently living without access to safe water. This event takes place every year on March 22. The focus is to inspire action towards the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goal #6: Water and sanitation for all by 2030. How can your library get involved? We are Water is a collaborative project led by the Education & Outreach program at the University of Colorado’s Cooperative Institute for Research in [...]

Celebrate World Water Day on March 22nd at Your Library!2022-02-16T14:39:41-07:00
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