Archive for March, 2013

Jim Arnold Lecture 2013

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Discoveries of Other Earths: Common, Habitable, Teeming?

Friday, May 3, 2013 4:00 – 6:30 PM

Speaker: Geoff Marcy, Professor of Astronomy, UC Berkeley

Location: Auditorium, Natural Sciences Building, Revelle College, UCSD. (more…)

MESA Research Academy

Monday, March 11th, 2013

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In Summer and Fall 2012 the San Diego MESA Alliance and the California Space Grant Consortium implemented a pilot program entitled:

MESA Research Academy: A Train-the-Trainer Academy for Understanding “What Is Research?”

The goal was to provide exposure to engineering research and hands-on experience to underrepresented student populations in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) from precollege to university levels.

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NASA K-12 Teacher Professional Development in Climate Education

Monday, March 11th, 2013

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NASA Innovations in Climate Education (NICE) Teacher Professional Development Workshop Series

April 9th, 11th, April 16th & 18th

4:00 – 5:20 p.m. (EDT)

Teachers may participate, free of charge, in person or virtually.

From greenhouse effect to Earth’s rising temperatures and resulting impacts on plants, bugs and birds, increase your understanding of these timely topics and more at the NICE Teacher Professional Development Workshop.   This workshop is a four-part series featuring climate literacy content and classroom resources from NASA and NICE Earth Systems Scientists.  It is open to all Science, Technology, Engineering and Math K-12 teachers.  The content will be geared toward the 5-9 grade band.

For more information visit the NICE website at:  http://nice.larc.nasa.gov/node/129