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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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March 21, 2020

Strategic ed tech planning with the 2020 Horizon Report by EDUCAUSE

In this immediate and incredible shift to fully online teaching and learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, how many of these “key trends and emerging technologies and practices shaping the future of teaching and learning” will remain relevant, or a priority, or will disappear from the list because of new priorities that must be addressed?

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March 11, 2020

Are your students prepared for a fully online course? Find out by asking them.

I have the tools to teach online – but do my students have access to learn online?

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March 1, 2020

Ocean Sciences 2020 – Ocean Decade Heritage Network

“Maritime cultural heritage, the physical remains of past human interactions with the sea, are an inseparable part of the marine and coastal environments. Investigating these interactions at the broadest level can inform the present, allowing us to understand future patterns where we face marine pollution, sea-level rise and other hazards, and contribute data to ecosystems management.”

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