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May 25, 2020

Giving a remote talk? Check out these tips.

This post compiles advice and experiences from those that have been teaching or giving one-off presentations via online technology. These experiences are valuable to share and can only assist all of us as we continue to move forward exploring our teaching, research, and outreach in an online world.

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May 16, 2020

Getting Earth and space into the science fair

The challenges to getting more Earth and space science in the science fair include: the science fair criteria/judging, the student gender/teacher influence, and if/when Earth and space science are taught in K-12 grades. So what do we do about this?

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May 2, 2020

Searching for equity in the science fair

This blog post is meant only to call attention to what we already know as scientists, teachers, and parents. We all need to take that step back, reflect, and provide an honest answer to the question, “are science fairs really fair?”

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April 27, 2020

Join AAAS for a Virtual Paperless Meeting Program

What would you create for a “virtual paperless meeting” on an Earth/space science topic? And could this be a model of engagement for more remote learning (perhaps bringing in an expert during the live chat time to engage with students)? Thank you, AAAS, for an example of creative engagement for challenging times!

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April 17, 2020

Celebrate International Haiku Poetry Day with The Sciku Project

For this year’s International Haiku Poetry Day, why not write your own science-themed haiku? And check out The Sciku Project to explore some more!

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April 11, 2020

Virtual podcast clubs – creating communities to discuss science and more

Getting a group of individuals together online that have listened to a common list of podcasts can generate a lively discussion – dynamic, respectful, thoughtful, reflective… I had no idea a list of individual podcast episodes could create such an engaged community

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April 6, 2020

If you have the bandwidth, think about expanding your science communication and outreach

Consider some ideas and a different spin or twist on either your existing science communication portfolio or some new options and opportunities to explore.

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March 29, 2020

Q&A of how to make a temperature blanket, or scarf, or…

Do you have questions on how to create your own temperature blanket? Here are the answers!

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March 28, 2020

25 days to Earth Day 2020 – how are you counting down?

Alas, the massive gatherings and celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day are pretty much cancelled across the globe. But the countdown started for many of us when it was 50 days to go, and now, with 25 days until Earth Day 2020, I’m sharing where I am seeing some fun posts on Twitter. Join them (and me) as we continue the countdown!

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March 23, 2020

Daily/weekly highlights of #WomenInSTEM [Women’s History Month]

For Women’s History Month, Twitter has been an amazing source of shout-outs to women from the past and present that have great achievements in STEM fields. Check out the postings this year!

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