On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. The NASA eclipse website will broadcast the solar eclipse live and offer advice for safe eclipse viewing. On the site, you’ll find activities, events, broadcasts, and resources from NASA and its partners across the nation. Remember, when viewing a solar eclipse, you should not look at the sun or eclipse without solar eclipse viewing glasses. You can also use pinhole projectors. NASA has .STL files that can be downloaded and printed on a 3D printer. There are separate files for each state and directions for use.
Collaboration online can be daunting, especially when you are tasked with learning how to use new technology tools while at the same time continuing to support student learning, safety and well-being. But there are effective ways to bring some of the more traditional strategies you may be familiar with to the online classroom…
First Book, in partnership with the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), has created the 2020–2021 Diversity in STEM Calendar, a free tool designed to help educators bring amazing moments of innovation to life and showcase the incredible contributions of diverse STEM pioneers with children across the country.
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), a nongovernmental organization headquartered at the Bronx Zoo in New York City, aims to conserve the world’s largest wild places in 14 priority regions. WCS presents Field Sight brings the pioneering work of the Wildlife Conservation Society to the classroom.