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July 30, 2018
Public perception of climate change remains deeply divided, despite a near-unanimous consensus among scientists that human-caused climate change is a reality. How can we strengthen public understanding of and belief in climate change? — The Franklin Institute
July 17, 2018
We’re asking anyone to knit, crochet, quilt… create anything with yarn or fabric that represents hope for the Louisiana coast. We’re creating a group on Ravelry, have a website (http://tinyurl.com/stitchingcoast) and hashtag (#stitchingcoast) ready to go, and now, we just need needleworkers! It doesn’t matter the age or level of ability or where you live.
March 13, 2018
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
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.
February 7, 2018
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
July 17, 2017
A glowing six-foot diameter sphere suspended from the ceiling is part of a 3-D display system that illuminates animations of global environmental data, such as hurricanes, clouds, vegetation, and ocean currents
November 21, 2016
Learn how climate scientist Dr. Hayhoe expands her passion for communication and advocates about the reality of global warming through a YouTube video series, Global Weirding.
August 3, 2016
Two recent exhibits in Washington DC showcase how science can be portrayed through art – ICEBERGS at the National Building Museum, and Washed Ashore at the National Zoo
May 25, 2016
TED talks showcase “ideas worth spreading” through talks that are 18 minutes or less. What can they provide to the Earth science classroom? – an introduction to scientists and a spark for classroom conversation, for starters…
May 18, 2016
“How do people get interested in science? Whether it’s professional scientists, sci-fi enthusiasts or the general public — everyone has their own story. The “Spark of Science” series is all about how the story starts. Come here to read the personal narratives of some of today’s best scientists, and add your own!”