Watch Recorded Webinar View Presentation Slides Download Link Bank Infiniscope and STAR Net: Bringing Teachers and Library Staff Together! Please join the Space Science Institute and Arizona State University in a special webinar opportunity, featuring Infiniscope. Librarians from the STAR Library Education Network, and librarians, teachers, and other educators from the Infiniscope Network are welcome to join us for this opportunity. Teachers interested in working with libraries can learn more about this summer’s Universe of Stories summer reading theme, and librarians interested in learning more about Infiniscope’s visualizations and learning experiences are welcome to join. Participants will also [...]
Watch Recorded Webinar View Presentation Slides Download Link Bank Planning a Night Sky Viewing at Your Library A Night Sky Viewing is a great way to bring local science enthusiasts and library patrons together for an astronomy-based community event. Before your library launches a Night Sky Viewing or Star Party this year, there are a few things to know that can help take your event into orbit! We’ll take a look at the best practices for finding and working with an astronomy club, how to choose the right activities and promotional strategy, and other tips and tricks for [...]
Watch Recorded Webinar Libraries Accessing NASA Subject Matter Experts In this webinar, conducted by NASA’s Night Sky Network, librarians from across the U.S. joined NASA@MyLibrary, the NASA Solar System Ambassadors, and the Night Sky Network astronomy clubs to access resources and astronomy enthusiasts in their communities.
Watch Recorded Webinar View Presentation Slides Download Link Bank Solar System Scale Activities for “A Universe of Stories” What’s the most common thing in outer space?…it’s SPACE! Our solar system is enormous, and the size of and distance between the Sun, planets, asteroids, and comets can be difficult to comprehend. With “A Universe of Stories” right around the corner, this webinar will highlight activities that allow patrons to experience the vast distances between objects in the solar system using foods or household objects. You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to facilitate these activities; in fact, they’re [...]
Watch Recorded Webinar View Presentation Slides Download Link Bank Exploring Lunar Phases: How Your Library Can Support Science Learning Please join us to explore lunar phases through hands-on activities and discussion! The moon has held our imaginations captive and sparked our curiosity since prehistoric times. Its changing appearance influences calendars, myths, and cultures around the world. Hear from middle school teachers about the needs and challenges of teaching lunar phases, and discover ways that library programs can help prepare participants in building critical knowledge and skills.