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March 13, 2018

A conversation about science communication with NOAA’s RDML Tim Gallaudet, Ph.D.

How do we tell the stories of NOAA? Do we focus on the “bells and whistles” of the satellites, or take people on a journey of the start of satellites and why they matter? Dr. Gallaudet has been thinking about this approach…


March 9, 2018

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe and Season 2 of Global Weirding [Women’s History Month]

Please consider sharing at least one of Dr. Hayhoe’s videos with your students, or post a link on your social media account. Help the climate change discussion by sharing a thoughtful and accurate response to a frequently asked question.


March 7, 2018

Wonders of Water at the Philadelphia Flower Show

Wonders of Water is the theme of the 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show – so how much information about water was on display?


March 4, 2018

Turn your students into citizen scientists with the mPING app

Help NOAA scientists improve observations with your own reports of ground precipitation submitted through the mPING app


February 7, 2018

The Franklin Institute hosts Science and Storytelling speaker

Amy Harmon (New York Times reporter) reminds us that need to give more thought as to how much people hold on to their beliefs, and that for some, there is a social cost to questioning and believing science


February 5, 2018

Resources from the 9th Annual Forum on Digital Learning and ePortfolios

What did I learn at the end of the day? I learned that there is MUCH more to ePortfolios than I thought! Starting with the letter “e”…


January 10, 2018

Apply now for OCEANDOTCOMM: a collaborative, storytelling, social media event

OCEANDOTCOMM is a collaborative, storytelling, social media event hosted by the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON). This multi-day, residential event is geared toward science communicators from any background that want to innovate new models in science communication. Applications are due February 1st.


January 3, 2018

Top Science Stories of 2017 – what would our students say?

If you ask your students what were the major scientific accomplishments in 2017, what would they say? Are they aware of what happened in the previous year, as well as the major concerns and challenges in the sciences?


December 30, 2017

A New Year’s resolution: help the public learn about NOAA

When asked, “What can AGU members do for federal agencies?” NOAA responded: help the public know what comes out of NOAA’s work.


December 27, 2017

Dr. G’s #AGU17 Spotlight – What did I discover?

The tagline for the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting is: What will you discover? In this post, I summarize what I discovered at the recent meeting in New Orleans.