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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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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Celebrate Our Planet on Earth Day and Beyond!

Celebrate Earth Day and beyond with these NASA activities, events and resources to engage learners of all ages in the agency’s mission to better understand and protect our home planet.

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Created 2017.04.19
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NASA Earth Science Is Live!

At sea, in the air, and on the ground, NASA scientists will be working hard to study regions of critical change, in ways that satellites simply can't. Your classroom can connect with NASA to keep pace with the latest discoveries. There are eight major Earth expeditions that will be underway around the globe in 2016.

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Created 2016.04.21
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Earth Day 2016

Connect with NASA this Earth Day using the hashtag #24Seven to share your Earth Day celebrations and see the work that NASA does every day for our home planet. Find activities to include in your Earth Day event.

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Created 2016.04.15
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The Van Allen Belts

On January 31, 1958, America launched its first Earth satellite. Explorer-1, equipped with a cosmic-ray detector, made a tremendous, unexpected discovery- the presence of a belt of charged particles trapped in space by the Earth’s magnetic field.

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Created 2016.02.02
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Weather Wrecker: Teaching El Niño

The strongest El Niño event in decades is making headlines and your students have likely heard about this phenomenon, though they may not know what causes it or what impact it may have.

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Created 2016.01.04
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Carbon Cycle

On November 12, 2015, NASA released cutting-edge visualizations related to one of Earth's key cyclical flows of energy and matter: the carbon cycle. As global atmospheric carbon increases, the carbon cycle will play a leading role in the future of climate. Give your students a front-row seat to the frontiers of science by bringing these visualizations into the classroom with the help of NASA Wavelength.

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Created 2015.11.06
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Ever Wondered?

Invite students to ask questions, and let the discovery begin!

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Created 2015.11.02
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