Author Archives: Sharon Bowers

Mars Science Laboratory — Live Broadcasts!

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Join live broadcasts from the Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex to mark the launch of the Mars Science Laboratory.

 

Post your questions to exciting guests, including scientists and engineers from NASA, Lockheed Martin, and United Space Alliance.  Hear what special guests like Bill Nye have to say about MSL. 

 

The interactive broadcasts will be live on Wednesday, November  23 from Noon – 5 PM (EST); Friday, November 25 beginning at 9:00 AM from a launch viewing site and again at the KSCVC from 1- 5 PM; and Saturday, November 26 from Noon – 5 PM. 

 

You can be a Scientist in Action – just go to www.livestream.com/marsrover to be part of this historic launch!

 

Want to know more about MSL?  Watch the Launchpad video, Curiosity Goes to Mars! 

Educator Guides

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New NASA eClips™ Educator Guides have recently been added to this site! 
Look to the right of the main panel and you’ll see a new “button” that points to new guides as they are added.

 

Please use this space for feedback about NASA eClips™ Educator Guides.  We’d love to know how you use them with your students.  Please share student reactions, too.

 

Moon Craters Plus Space Math Equals 21st Century Real World Connections

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Unable to join us at the Regional NCTM conference in Denver for the NASA eClips presentation: Moon Craters + Space Math = 21st Century Real World Connections?

No worries … you can access the PowerPoint we shared and LiveBinder of NASA resources we organized for this presentation at the links below.

Moon Craters + Space Math = 21st Century Real World Connections PowerPoint can be found at SlideShare.

Review the web-based resources shared during this presentation in this LiveBinder.

Questions about the presentation?  Please post them here and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

 

 

NASA eClips™ Podcasts

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Great news! 

NASA eClips™ segments are now available through an RSS feed from NASA podcasts!

Download your favorite segments HERE,

https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/podcasting/index.html,

NOW.     

NSTA Conferences in Minneapolis and Ft. Lauderdale

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Thanks to all who attended the NASA eClips™ presentations during the NSTA regional conferences in Minneapolis and Ft. Lauderdale!


Please keep in touch.  We love to hear how you are using NASA eClips™ video segments in your classrooms!

And … don’t hesitate to contact us if you need any help!  Please post questions in this blog, and we’ll get back to you as quickly as we can.

Blog from FETC

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Did you miss the Florida Educational Technology Conference that ran January 12 – 15?

Don’t worry. 

You can get a quick glimpse of Mark Clemente’s (one of our own NASA eClips™ Educators) presentation by reading this blog,   http://simplek12.com/models-simulations-classroom-fetc-2010 

If you attended FETC, let us know about your experience.  What was your favorite find?