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2023 NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE

Eclipse 2023

January 19, 2023

  • Join the Community!
  • Activity of the Month: Build a Sizzling Solar Oven
  • Resources Connecting Eclipses and Other Fields (Particularly the Humanities)
  • Learn all about Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries at our virtual trainings!
  • Getting started with SEAL? Find eclipse and Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries resources here!

January 11, 2023

  • NASA Inspires Futures for Tomorrow’s Youth (NIFTY) Project Announcement
  • Due to overwhelming demand, the application deadline has been extended to January 13th, 2023! New Exhibit Opportunity for Libraries! Discover Exoplanets: The Search for Alien Worlds Application Now open!
  • Free webinar: Planning for Citizen Science Month
  • STEAM Engines: Tornadoes and Vortexes, Oh My!
  • Make Your Own Image of the Pillars of Creation with NASA’s.
  • Learn all about Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries at our virtual trainings!

January 6, 2023

  • Blue Whales Survey
    Please complete this Survey Related to a New Opportunity for Public Libraries!

January 4, 2023

  • New Exhibit Opportunity for Libraries!
    Discover Exoplanets: The Search for Alien Worlds Application Now open!

2022 NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE

December 14, 2022

  • Discover Exoplanets Announcement
  • Fly with Artemis I using NASA’s Eyes 
  •  Christmas Bird Count
  • Make Your Own Image of the Pillars of Creation with NASA’s Astrophoto Challenge.
    by Stephanie Vierow-Fields (SSI)
  • Learn all about Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries at our virtual trainings!
    by Dillon Connelly (SSI)
  • (Resource List) Citizen Science in the Library: Turn Your Curiosity into Impact
    by Claire Ratcliffe Adams (SSI)

December 8, 2022

  • Discover Exoplanets Exhibit Application Now Open!

November 9, 2022

  • Learn all about Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries at our virtual trainings!
  • NASA Notice of Funding Opportunity
  • NASA@ My Library partner NISE Net presents Eclipse Webinar
  • World Water Day: Webinar Link Bank by Claire Ratcliffe Adams (SSI)
  • Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries Invites you to Register for Eclipse Glasses! by Stephanie Vierow-Fields (SSI)
  • Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries (SEAL) FAQ Webinar Link Bank by Claire Ratcliffe Adams (SSI)

October 12, 2022

  • Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries Invites you to Register for Eclipse Glasses!
  • NASA GLOBE Trees Challenge 2022
  • Reminder: STEM Tales Applications are Open!
  • We are Water Story Sharing Contest – Enter to Win! by Claire Ratcliffe Adams (SSI)
  • Water Storytelling for Earth Science Week by Claire Ratcliffe Adams
  • What’s Next for Webb? Unraveling the Birth of Stars and Planetary Systems Webinar Link Bank by Dillon Connelly

October 7, 2022

IF/THEN® Gender Equity Project Due Date Extended and New Categories!!

October 4, 2022

STEM Tales Project Applications are Open!

September 16, 2022

Announcing IF/THEN® Gender Equity Project

September 15, 2022

  • Two free STAR Net Webinars all about Water!
  • Updates from Girls Who Code
  • ISS Benefits for Humanity
  • Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries Invites you to Register for Eclipse Glasses!
    by Stephanie Vierow-Fields (SSI)
  • What’s Next for Webb? Unraveling the Birth of Stars and Planetary Systems Webinar Link Bank
    by Dillon Connelly
  • Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries (SEAL) FAQ Webinar Link Bank by Claire Ratcliffe Adams

August 10, 2022

  • What’s Next for Webb? Unraveling the Birth of Stars and Planetary Systems Webinar
  • NASA’s Artemis Project: To the Moon, Mars, and Beyond Reading Challenge
  • Introducing NIFTY!
  • Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries (SEAL) FAQ Webinar Link Bank by Claire Ratcliffe Adams
  • Fostering Belonging in Neurodiverse Teams by Jessica Santascoy (SSI)
  • American Library Association Annual Conference – STAR Net Activities by Jessica Santascoy (SSI)

July 13, 2022

  • STAR Net’s SEAL (Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries) Initiative!
  • Fostering Belonging in Neurodiverse Teams
  • American Library Association Annual Conference – STAR Net Activities
  • STEAM Strategy Videos by Christine Shupla, The Lunar and Planetary Institute
  • Gathering Feedback from Patrons by NASA@ My Library Mentor Atlas Logan
  • How to Retain Customer Interest in STEAM Programs by NASA@ My Library Mentor Valerie Marshall

June 22, 2022

  • Announcing STAR Net’s SEAL (Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries) Initiative!
  • Join us at 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition!

June 8, 2022

  • Join us at 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition!
  • STEAM Activities for Summer Reading? Check out the Our Blue Planet: EARTH STEAM Activity Toolkit!
  • STEAM Strategies: Guide on the Side
  • (Resource List) James Webb Space Telescope First Image – Toolkit Unboxing Webinar by Claire Ratcliffe Adams
  • (Resource List) Celebrate Water During Earth Science Week by Claire Ratcliffe Adams
  • Reaching Underserved Patrons – English-Language Learners by Barbara Shatara, Programs & Partnerships Librarian Fletcher Free Library Burlington, VT

May 11, 2022

  • Celebrate Water During Earth Science Week – FREE webinar
  • Introducing STEM Tales!
  • STEAM Strategies: Addressing Space Science Confusion
  • Findings from the Colorado Health Program Survey by Paul B Dusenbery
  • (Resource List) Our Blue Planet: EARTH – Toolkit Unboxing Webinar by Claire Ratcliffe Adams
  • Our Blue Planet: EARTH Featured Activity – GLOBE Observer: Clouds and Cloudscape by Jessica Santascoy

April 13, 2022

  • Look Up! Step Back in Time with the James Webb Space Telescope Beanstack Challenge
  • We are Water Exhibition Hosting Announcement
  • 5 Tips for STEAM Success, Desiree Schumann, St Louis County Public Library in Missouri
  • Our Blue Planet: EARTH Featured Activity – Investigating the Insides by Christine Shupla
  • (Resource List) Our Blue Planet: EARTH by Claire Ratcliffe Adams
  • Collision of Olympic Physics and Cosmic Events Happen at the South Fayette Township Library AstrOlympic Program by Judy Dobie, Youth Services STEAM Coordinator, South Fayette Twp Library

March 9, 2022

  • Celebrate World Water Day on March 22nd at Your Library!
  • Artemis I Launch Update and the NEW Launch & Splashdown Event Planning Guide
  • STEAM Strategies: Strategies for Inclusion
  • Collision of Olympic Physics and Cosmic Events Happen at the South Fayette Township Library AstrOlympic Program by Judy Dobie, Youth Services STEAM Coordinator, South Fayette Twp Library
  • (Resource List) Citizen Science in the Library: Turn Your Curiosity into Impact by Claire Ratcliffe Adams
  • Come join the great discussions going on in our ALA Connect Affinity Groups! by Dillon Connelly

February 16, 2022

  • Citizen Science in the Library: Turn Your Curiosity into Impact Webinar

February 9, 2022

  • Join us! Our Blue Planet: Earth Webinar
  • Come join the great discussions going on in our ALA Connect Affinity Groups!
  • Celebrating Earth’s Oceans, Protecting Our Future
  • Celebrate World Water Day on March 22nd at Your Library! by Claire Ratcliffe Adams
  • What To Do When Things Go Wrong in your STEAM Programs by Susan Rolfsmeier, Assistant Director at Chadron Public Library
  • Bring Home the Science by Susan Borders, Darby Free Public Library, PA

January 14, 2022

  • Start the new year with the NASA GLOBE 2022 Cloud Challenge
  • We’re Craving Tamales…and Telescopes!
  • How to Turn a STEM Experiment into a Library Public Program
  • Bring Home the Science by Susan Borders, Darby Free Public Library, PA
  • Tips & Tricks for Take & Makes to Compliment Virtual Programming by Atlas Logan, Gwinnett Public Library
  • Volunteers and Choosing Them Intentionally by Kevin Tolley, Solano County Library

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