Jun 24th: Life in the Universe, the Summer Camp

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Podcaster:  Nicole Gugliucci and Georgia Bracey

Learning SpaceTitle: Learning Space: Life in the Universe, the Summer Camp

Organization: CosmoQuest

Link : http://cosmoquest.org


Description: This week, we’ll discuss activities that explore astrobiology for middle school kids. This will also be Nicole’s last episode as co-host!


Activities discussed:
Seeing Through Alien Eyes: https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/seuforum/iyacosmos/AlienEyes.pdf
Invent an Alien: http://www.dennisschatz.org/activities/Invent%20An%20Alien.pdf
Starlab Planetarium: http://starlab.com/
Make a Constellation: Link at http://www.astro.virginia.edu/dsbk/resources.php
Eyes on the Universe: http://stemideas.org/outreach-projects/mosaic-minds-on-science-activities-in-the-community/mosaic-lesson-plans/eyes-on-the-universe-looking-into-the-past/
Galileoscopes: http://galileoscope.org/
Galileoscopes Optics Guide: https://www.noao.edu/education/files/Galileoscope-Optics-Guide-1.1.pdf
Building a Lunar Settlement: http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/pass/passv07/mssLunarSettlement.pdf

With support from:
Helge Bjorkhaug
Richard Drumm

Bio: Nicole Gugliucci is a postdoctoral astronomer and educator with CosmoQuest.

Georgia Bracey of Learning Spaces Center for STEM Research, Education and Outreach at SIUE

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