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In November 1996, Planet Ark founded National Recycling Week to bring a national focus to the environmental benefits of recycling. Now in its 21st year, this established and highly regarded annual campaign continues to educate and stimulate behavior change by: promoting kerbside, industrial and...
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November 28 is Red Planet Day, a day to celebrate and learn more about the Red Planet , Mars. The planet is called so because it appears red in color. The date of the Unofficial holiday commemorates the day in 1964 when Mariner 4, a robotic interplanetary probe was launched by NASA and the Jet...
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Curriculum materials and professional training workshops focused on wildlife conservation; Location: national
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Thanks to the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (with additional help from Google,) 2 million pairs of eclipse glasses were distributed free through public libraries in anticipation of this August’s solar eclipse.   More than 2,000 public libraries received a package of free glasses, plus an...
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This “Windows After Dark” event (part of the Windows to the Universe project) was designed to raise awareness about light pollution and encourage learning in astronomy. All the information needed to participate is available on the Star Count Website. At the conclusion of the event, the...
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Find information about educational opportunities that are available throughout NOAA.
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Teachers, the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center is here to be a resource for you! The links here can help you to better prepare for a visit to the Exploreum, or you can use the information to perform your own science demonstrations in the classroom or at home.
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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...
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Ideas for incorporating current science, engineering, and technology content into holidays, seasons, annual events, and special events: from STEM-themed events like National Chemistry Week and Astronomy Day to holidays like Halloween and Valentines Day!
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Astronomy Clubs throughout the United States are invited to partner with NASA Space Place to bring news of specific NASA projects to their members and to help spread the excitement of space and Earth science, as well as the technology that advances the science. Astronomy Club will receive monthly...
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If you find rocks interesting, you might like to try rock collecting to help you learn more about rocks and minerals. In fact, you could even learn facts about geology as you search around your (home) to add rocks to your collection. Geologists study the physical and chemical changes that led to the...
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Each year, as part of Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW), ACS sponsors an illustrated poem contest for K-12 students. Participating ACS local sections invite area students to compete.
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The NASA Out of School Learning Network is managed collaboratively by three NASA centers: Glenn Research Center in Ohio, Langley Research Center in Virginia, and Stennis Space Center in mississippi. The NOSL Network developed and executed a common implementation framework for providing NASA...
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Outreach designed to get students and teachers into microscopy.
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The ExploraVision competition for K-12 students engages the next generation in real world problem solving with a strong emphasis on STEM. Exploravision challenges students to envision and comunicate new technology 20 years in the future through collaborative brainstorming and research of current...
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Precollegiate Programs is committed to enhancing the academic lives of individuals K-12 through offering programs on a collegiate campus. The academic programs Precollegiate Programs offer each year present students with unique learning experiences, which help prepare students to become future...
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A variety of group programs held at the Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center: Weather Watching at Great Blue Hill, Kite-Making Workshop, Windy Weather, Guided Hikes, Weather Forecasting, Balloon Launch, Observatory Exploration, The Math of Meteorology, and other custom weather programs.
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Science is highly diverse. Each year, World Science Day for Peace and Development offers an opportunity to demonstrate why science is relevant to people's daily lives and to engage them in debates on related issues. The purpose of World Science Day for Peace and Development is to renew the national,...
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The International Day of Human Space Flight celebrates the start of the space era for humankind, reaffirming the important contribution of space science and technology in today's world. The day also aims to promote aspirations to explore and maintain outer space for peaceful purposes. Activities to...
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Gender equality has always been a core issue for the United Nations. Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls will make a crucial contribution not only to economic development of the world, but to progress across all the goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development....
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