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Story Time from Space: Live Downlink

LIVE DOWNLINK TO BE RESCHEDULED Unfortunately, this downlink will have to be rescheduled by NASA. Until then, enjoy all of the other Story Time From Space readings & science videos on www.storytimefromspace.com   Story Time From Space is having their first LIVE DOWNLINK from the International Space Station on Monday, September 21, 2020 at 10:30 am Central. For this live

By |September 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

SciStarter: Resources for Libraries

Citizen Science and Libraries With support from the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) and the Institute for Museum and Library Services, SciStarter and Arizona State University (ASU) are supporting libraries and community-based organizations as hubs for citizen science. In addition to offering turnkey citizen science kits for libraries, the team provides training

By |September 8th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Resource Guide: Black Lives in Astronomy

"Black Lives in Astronomy," a new 8-page resource guide by astronomer/educator Andrew Fraknoi, includes written and video resources about and by 25 black astronomers, as well as general materials to examine the history and issues facing black members of the astronomical community. Both older, established scientists and people early in their careers are covered. It

By |July 31st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

2020 Community Cloud Challenge

Join the NASA GLOBE 2020 Community Cloud Challenge! Whether your library programs have gone virtual, curbside, or you’re able to host in-person events, you can invite your patrons to discover clouds from a new perspective. We all share the same sky with a wide variety of clouds in it. This is unique opportunity to learn

By |July 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

Aloha from Thelma Parker Memorial Public and School Library!

As we hunker down in Waimea (aka Kamuela) on the island of Hawaii, I hope this finds you doing well. I recently heard from our friends and NASA@My Library partners at the Maunakea Observatories, who recently launched an online series of STEM videos for K-12 students and families. I wanted to share this resource with you and take

By |April 27th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Citizen Science Month: Resources for Libraries

What is Citizen Science? As we face global challenges, we may want to find local ways to make a difference in protecting endangered species, safeguarding water sources, preventing disease, or accelerating medical research. Science needs more eyes, ears and perspectives than any scientist possesses. Enter citizen science: a collaboration between scientists and those of us

By |February 4th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Make Every Tree Count: Programs You Can Use

Note: This blog is Part 2 of a previous post, Make Every Tree Count: Getting Started in Sustainability Programming   Host a Community Tree Walk. Because the destination must be easily accessible for library patrons of all abilities, the site, whether the library’s property, a community park, or someplace further that might require driving, such as a

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Make Every Tree Count: Getting Started in Sustainability Programming

Trees provide one of the most versatile themes for library programs. Whether your audience is families, adults, children or classrooms/youth groups, “Trees” can provide a foundation for affordable and useful programs for libraries of all sizes -- uniting art and community with citizen science. Now is an ideal time to plan “tree-themed” programming for 2020.

By |January 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cosmic Fireworks: Make Your Own Festive Galaxy with NASA’s Astrophoto Challenges

by Quyen Hart, Space Telescope Science Institute Join NASA's Universe of Learning for an exciting opportunity to use real astronomical data and tools to create your own beautiful images of the iconic starburst galaxy M82. You can capture your own real-time telescope image of M82 using the MicroObservatory robotic telescope network, or you can work with

By |January 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celebrate CSED Week from Dec. 9th-15th!

Computer Science Education Week is an annual program started in 2009 to raise awareness about the growing prevalence of computing in all careers and to underscore the importance of computer science education for people of all ages. It is held every year in December (9th-15th this year) in recognition of the birthday of computing pioneer Admiral

By |December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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