March 6, 2017

What NOAA means to me, and how to “make it matter” to others

What NOAA means to me, and how to "make it matter" to others

As the only Federal agency charged with water prediction and warning responsibilities, NOAA is uniquely positioned to address water challenges facing the nation – what does this mean, especially with a proposed reduced budget? And how/why should non-scientists care?

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March 1, 2017

“What if female scientists were celebrities?” [Women’s History Month]

"What if female scientists were celebrities?" [Women's History Month]

Dr. Millie Dresselhaus passed away on February 20, but earlier in the month, she became a celebrity beyond our scientific circles

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February 26, 2017

Abstract deadline approaching – 2017 Earth Educators’ Rendezvous

Abstract deadline approaching - 2017 Earth Educators' Rendezvous

The 2017 EER events will include workshops, oral and poster sessions, teaching demonstrations, panel discussions, plenary talks, and working groups. Abstract deadline is March 3rd.

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February 22, 2017

The first 100 days of climate science

The first 100 days of climate science

Climate Central is underscoring the value of science and rational approaches to policy making over the first 100 days our new President is in office with facts, stories, and videos

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February 18, 2017

Philadelphia’s Whaling Wall heading for extinction

Philadelphia's Whaling Wall heading for extinction

“I try to save as many of my murals as I can because it’s not just public art — it’s art that has a message of conservation”

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February 17, 2017

Wyland Whaling Walls for World Whale Day

Wyland Whaling Walls for World Whale Day

Celebrating World Whale Day with a shout-out to marine life artist Robert Wyland and his 100 life-size murals of whales and other marine life to change the way people view our oceans and to generate an awareness about environmental conservation

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February 11, 2017

International Day of Women and Girls in Science – February 11

International Day of Women and Girls in Science - February 11

“Meaningful progress must start with the rights and dignity of women, by nurturing their ingenuity and innovation.” — Irina Bokova, UNESCO

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February 4, 2017

Allow us to introduce you to an #actuallivingscientist

Allow us to introduce you to an #actuallivingscientist

I hope everyone takes the next step and shares this amazing collection of tweets with their friends, neighbors, local K-12 school teachers, etc. A virtual introduction to a scientist is great, but imagine the impact if we help kids and adults meet and speak with an #actuallivingscientist ….

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February 1, 2017

Help build a K-12 classroom library with STEM books

Help build a K-12 classroom library with STEM books

If reflecting back on your own early memories of reading and library visits has brought a smile to your face, please consider helping teachers and their classrooms libraries with the purchase of a STEM-themed book.

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January 25, 2017

Not the water cycle or carbon cycle… but the Information Cycle

Not the water cycle or carbon cycle... but the Information Cycle

When students start an assignment, what’s missing from their approach is the idea of where their topic falls in the information cycle, and therefore, the first step in finding appropriate sources for their topic.

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