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Camps and workshops at the Gilbert House utilize a hands-on, inquiry-based approach. Experienced educators guide all the learning opportunities. Our staff, our methods and our children's museum environment create the perfect combination for a fantastic experience. Camps are designed to be fun,...
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Since 1994, this organization has been dedicated to increasing elementary and middle level students' interest in STEM and encouraging girls -- and all students -- to discover the fun and wonder of these fields through STEM clubs. This website features resources for educators interested in starting a...
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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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We inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees.
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Since 1988, National Estuaries Week has celebrated the many ways we benefit from healthy, thriving coastal ecosystems. All throughout the country, local organizations including Restore America's Estuaries member groups, National Estuarine Research Reserves, and National Estuary Programs organize...
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Too many young Americans are unable to make effective decisions, understand geo-spatial issues, or even recognize their impacts as global citizens. National Geographic created Geography Awareness Week to raise awareness to this dangerous deficiency in American education and excite people about...
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Published in 2011
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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Programs that allow for interactions with scientists; Location: New York, NY
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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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"We proudly offer some of the highest quality fun and educational programs and experiences found or offered anywhere with a single goal in mind, inspiring """"kids of all ages"""" in the sciences! So, it’s not surprising that so many believe we are Maryland's and Northern Virginia's top choice for...
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Geology is a fascinating and broad science that incorporates many other sciences! At the Museum of Geology, you'll find many compelling exhibits focusing on: PALEONTOLOGY - the study of ancient life, and MINERALOGY - the study of minerals, including gems, crystals, and the rocks they form. Our...
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The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) offers a new professional development opportunity for geoscientists and other geoscience professionals interested in connecting with non-technical audiences. The Geoscientist Outreach (GO!) Initiative provides geoscience professionals with the tools and...
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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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An opportunity to have a local atmospheric scientist visit classrooms in the greater Boston area. The American Meteorological Society (AMS), the premier international scientific and professional society serving the atmospheric and related sciences, is headquartered in Boston. The staff of the AMS...
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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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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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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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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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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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Tsunamis are rare events, but can be extremely deadly. In the past 100 years, 58 of them have claimed more than 260,000 lives, or an average of 4,600 per disaster, surpassing any other natural hazard. The highest number of deaths in that period was in the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004. It...
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