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Online Professional Development this Summer

Heather Neal - Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 11:36am

New and Updated Summer Courses from PBS Teacherline This summer, expand your professional credentials with PBS TeacherLine's award-winning online professional development. There are 30+ online courses starting June 20,...

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Online Professional Development this Summer

Heather Neal - Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 11:36am

New and Updated Summer Courses from PBS Teacherline This summer, expand your professional credentials with PBS TeacherLine's award-winning online professional development. There are 30+ online courses starting June 20,...

An artist rendering of Mars Curiosity probe's landing. Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech.

Mars Rover Curiosity Landing: a Touchdown for Studying Red Planet Life

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, August 6, 2012 - 9:17am

Thanks to the Mars Curiosity rover’s successful landing, the question of whether anything can live on Mars can be answered by science fact not just science fiction. Your students can help NASA figure out whether the Red...

Perseid Meteor from Summer 2001, apod.nasa.gov

Robots on Mars and Meteors Over Georgia

Heather Neal - Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 5:03am

The Mars rover Curiosity has landed and is already sending back images and preparing for what is sure to be some fascinating exploration of a far away world. As some Georgia classrooms are back in session this week and...

image from nasa.gov

Classroom Content in Honor of Neil Armstrong

Heather Neal - Monday, August 27, 2012 - 4:25am

Neil Armstrong passed away on Aug. 25, 2012 at the age of 82. Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission. In his career at NASA, he held numerous roles, including engineer...

Discovery Education is giving a behind the scenes look at Curiosity

Mars Rover Virtual Field Trip

Heather Neal - Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 4:38am

Discovery Education is bringing us a new virtual field trip, Journey to the Extreme: Your VIP Pass to Mars. This time, they’re heading to space to explore the Mars rover, Curiosity, and its journey. Registration is...

NASA image of the 2010 Geminids; over one hundred meteors in this snapshot.

Geminid Meteor Shower This Week

Heather Neal - Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 12:17pm

The Geminid meteor shower has given a remarkable annual display around mid-December every year since it was first noticed in 1830. While the meteor shower will be visible from December 10-16, the peak show will be...

Tech Thursday: See the Space Station from Your City

Heather Neal - Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 6:37am

The International Space Station (ISS) has had crew continuously onboard for 12 years. To commemorate the occasion and get everyone else in on the celebration, too, NASA has created a web app that will text or email the...

2005, then-new moons Nix and Hydra are the dots on the right. Credit: NASA, ESA, H. Weaver (JHU/APL), A. Stern (SwRI), HST Pluto

Vote to Name Pluto’s Moons

Heather Neal - Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 5:29am

The SETI Institute has provided educators with a way to engage the Common Core's integrated subjects approach and multimedia in the classroom. They recently discovered two more “tiny” moons orbiting Pluto, now a “dwarf...

Photo courtesy NASA.

Watch That Asteroid Flyby Right Here

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, February 15, 2013 - 6:17am

Space seems to be pelting the earth with stuff. Earlier this morning a meteor hurdled past Russia’s Ural Mountains, causing explosions and hurting hundreds. This afternoon a small asteroid named 2012 DA14 will flyby...

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