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Pi Day is Tuesday, March 14! Here are some Pi Day educator resources from NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administ...
03/13/2017
Pi in the Sky 4 Activity | NASA/JPL Edu

Pi Day is Tuesday, March 14! Here are some Pi Day educator resources from NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration for your class to enjoy.

In this illustrated problem set, students use the mathematical constant pi to solve real-world science and engineering problems related to craters on Mars, a total solar eclipse, a daring orbit about Saturn, and the search for habitable worlds.

02/27/2017
Hidden Figures | Happy Birthday Katherine Johnson | Make It Count

Honored at last night's Oscars ceremony, NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson is an inspiration for students pursuing STEM education. Learn about the obstacles she overcame in high school and college in this review in numbers.

2000 steps. 120 miles. 5 honorary degrees. 4 great-grandchildren. These are some of the numbers that have defined Katherine Johnson’s legacy. And today is he...

Today's rain makes us think about stormwater pollution, a threat to the health of our watershed. Luckily, there are educ...
02/24/2017
Larry the H20 Hero

Today's rain makes us think about stormwater pollution, a threat to the health of our watershed. Luckily, there are educational resources available online for you to use in your classroom featuring Larry the H2O Hero.

When you look around at your community, you will likely notice that there is more land covered with housing than any other use. Every house has impervious surfaces (roofs, sidewalks, and/or driveways) that prevent water from soaking into the ground. The stormwater runoff that comes from these imperv...

02/22/2017
Homework Hotline: Pressure

School may be out, but science doesn't stop! Did you know that you can find fun science experiments from our team of museum educators on the Homework Hotline YouTube Channel?

Tim from the Rochester Museum and Science Center stopped by to help us learn about pressure. Check it out!

Here's an opportunity for your students to be citizen scientists! A new website funded by NASA - National Aeronautics an...
02/20/2017
NASA-funded Website Lets Public Search for New Nearby Worlds

Here's an opportunity for your students to be citizen scientists! A new website funded by NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration allows the public to help search for nearby worlds and possibly even discover Planet 9.

You can help astronomers search for new worlds lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system and in neighboring interstellar space. NASA is inviting the public on the hunt through a new website, Backyard Worlds: Planet 9.

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