NASA Wavelength Transition

Since 2012, NASA Wavelength has provided a powerful indexing service offering rich search and discovery of NASA science resources for educators of all levels. NASA Wavelength will be transitioning at the end of 2018 to https://science.nasa.gov/wavelength, and we wanted to give you advance notice of this upcoming change.

What you should do before nasawavelength.org transitions at the end of 2018:

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Created 2018.09.24
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NASA@ ALA 2018

This year, NASA’s booth (#1839) at the annual American Library Association (ALA) conference will be home to a universe of opportunities. From June 22-25, 2018 the booth will be bustling with opportunities to learn from subject matter experts representing each of NASA’s science areas (Earth, sun, planets, and the universe), to experience NASA’s Hyperwall through visuals and accompanying narratives, to speak with NASA scientists and educators, to find more information regarding related sessions and to acquire additional resources from several NASA education projects to add to your existing library programs.

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Created 2018.06.21
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Using NASA Resources at Camps

Written by Christine Shupla, Lunar and Planetary Institute Education

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Created 2018.06.15
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Earth Day 2018

Written by Elizabeth Burck, IGES

Earth Day is celebrated each year on April 22. But at NASA, Earth is celebrated every day - when satellites and airborne missions capture dazzling images of land, atmosphere, water, weather and climate; when details of cycles, patterns and natural and human-induced changes are revealed; and when sharing that research culminates in advancing Earth science and inspiring humanity.

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Created 2018.04.16
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Celebrate Solar Week March 19-23, 2018

Do you know your solar flares from your sunspots? Why is the Sun so important to life on Earth? What are careers related to studying the sun? Learn all about the Sun with Solar Week! This bi-annual celebration (in Spring and Fall) encourages learners to explore the wonders of our nearest star. This week features daily activities to allow learners to follow along for a week of solar study!

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Created 2018.03.13
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National Reading Month

Discover the dramatic environmental effects associated with “Urban Heat Islands.” “EO Kids: Landslides” reveals the consequences of geologic action. Join in the adventure of making “Discoveries at Willow Creek.” Investigate the “Mystery of the Missing Hummingbirds.” Travel to Pluto with the New Horizons mission in “Space Place: Hail King of the Ice Dwarfs.” Read front page stories from the “Cosmic Times” declaring discoveries about the universe that made headlines as far back as 1919, or go back to 1958 to the launch of Explorer I in “60 Years of Looking at Earth from Above.”

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Created 2018.03.02
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2018 Explore Science: Earth & Space Digital Toolkit from the NISE Network now available.

In collaboration with NASA, the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Network) has assembled a NEW set of engaging, hands-on Earth and space science experiences with connections to science, technology, and society.
The NISE Network is pleased to offer all of the Explore Science: Earth & Space 2018 toolkit materials as a free downloadable digital toolkit. The digital toolkit format greatly expands distribution of these materials beyond the 250 recipients of the physical toolkit. Your organization can participate in a nationwide celebration of Earth and space science by downloading the digital toolkit below.

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Created 2018.02.05
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International Observe the Moon Night

International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is an annual worldwide celebration of lunar science and exploration, sponsored by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission and partners. One day each year, everyone on Earth is invited to observe and learn about the Moon and its connection to planetary science, and share personal and community connections we all have to the Moon. Join us this year on Saturday, October 28, 2017.

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Created 2017.10.04
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Let the Eclipse Begin!

Monday, August 21, 2017, could quite possibly be your best science demonstration ever. Just walk outside and immerse learners in one of the most extraordinary astronomy lessons possible. The parts will already be aligned, the time is already set…there will be a solar eclipse on glorious display!

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Created 2017.08.10
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Resources for Libraries

June marks the astronomical start of summer in the northern hemisphere with the passage of the summer solstice. It is also the time of the annual American Library Association (ALA) conference – one of the largest gatherings of innovators and thought leaders in the library field. Join NASA scientists and educators at the ALA conference in Chicago, June 22-27, 2017, for some out-of-this-world science storytelling and resources for learners of all ages. But you don't have to attend the ALA conference to learn about NASA science resources for libraries.

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Created 2017.06.22
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