NASA Digital Learning Network™

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NASA's DLN provides free, interactive connections with NASA education specialists and subject matter experts.  A variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) lessons are available through our catalog for K-16 students.  You can also watch live and prerecorded, educational webcasts below.  Check us out on FaceBook and Twitter.

....featuring recorded programs and live webcasts about NASA's past and present missions and people.


Upcoming Webcasts:

ask nice professional development seriesApril 174 PM. EDT: "Ask NICE" Online Professional Development Series for 4-12 and Informal Educators (This will be the final session for the 2013-2014 school year. Extended workshops will be held over the summer with those who have been active participants in the series.  A new series of online Ask NICE sessions will begin in the Fall.)  In this session learn more about how scientists measure and document warming trends along with tools to teach this topic to your students. Guest: Margaret Mooney, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS). Certificates of professional development hours are available upon request. Additional session dates will be announced soon. For details and connection information, visit https://nice.larc.nasa.gov/asknice/.

Link to the event:  https://plus.google.com/events/cauipn7gmv1p0r7r97g4h4f2fs0?authkey=CLDgrNfH3JLbiwE

Questions about this series should be sent to  bonnie.murray@nasa.govThis series is sponsored by Minority University Research and Education Program and NICE, and is part of the Digital Learning Network program to expand the reach of NICE projects.

hands holding earthApril  22,  12-1:30 PM EDT:   Climate Change Effects - Join NASA’s Digital Learning Network (DLN) ,the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as we investigate the effects of climate change.  Students across the nation will speak to climate change experts and experience climate change simulations from NASA satellite data.  Students will learn the effects of climate change on our planet and how each of us can make a difference.


April 24, 11:15- 1:00 EDT:  Join the JSC DLN and Teaching From Space (TFS) for a special International Space Station (ISS) Downlink event. The webcast will begin with a presentation focusing on the International Space Station, followed by a live downlink with Astronauts on the ISS and students from the Air Force Academy and Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy in Colorado Springs, CO.  Following the downlink, students from across the nation will participate in a panel discussion with Astronauts Col Jim Dutton and Col Gary Payton, both graduates of the US Air Force Academy.  Watch it on the DLiNfo2 player above.  (The actual start and end time may shift based on the available ISS Downlink window.) 


April 25, 2-3:00 PM EDT - NASA's Digital Learning Network™, the U.S. Department of State's Collaboratory, and Google’s Connected Classrooms invite educators and students to their Mission Mars Virtual Field Trip.  The online event will take place on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 2:00-3:00p.m. EDT, in conjunction with the 2014 USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C.  This virtual event will feature a special lesson about Mars rovers, along with Google Hangout interactions among NASA experts and students worldwide.  Watch it live here on the DLiNfo Channel!

Koichi Wakata Music in SpaceMay 2, 11:30-2:30 EDT:  The Johnson Space Center’s DLN and Public Affairs Office are thrilled to present another Music in Space event featuring Koichi Wakata on the International Space Station.  Students from Pearl Hall Elementary School in Houston, TX will join Astronaut and flute player Cady Coleman, educator and flute player Jami Lypold,  violinist Sergei Galperein from the Houston Symphony, and violinist Kenji Williams on the ground at JSC for a StarJAM Session with Koichi contributing his talent live from the ISS.  (The actual start time may shift based on the available ISS Downlink Window.)




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