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With the Mosaic Postcards from Mercury, teachers recreate a full-disk image of Mercury’s surface before comparing Mercury’s surface features to those of the Moon, using evidence to justify the observed similarities and differences. This was one of several activities led by Larry Lebofsky, Nancy Tashima, and Brian Kruse during Planetary Storytelling and Citizen Science Using Postcards from Space and Google Mercury. Photo credit: Larry Lebofsky

CosmoQuest Shares Citizen Science at NSTA

This is a guest blog post from Larry Lebofsky and Theresa Summer. The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) had its National Conference in Atlanta this year from March 15–18, 2018. Founded in 1944, NSTA is the world’s largest organization dedicated to building innovation and excellence in science teaching and learning. The conference in Atlanta was […]

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Come see CosmoQuest at NSTA in Atlanta this week!

Are you going to the National Science Teachers Association National Conference in Atlanta this week, March 15–18, 2018? CosmoQuest will be there! Please join us for one of our workshops listed below and pick up special CQ swag. EarthMatch: Making Earth Science Culturally Relevant March 15, 2018, 03:30 PM – 04:30 PM Thursday — Georgia […]

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Girl Scouts learning about EarthMatch from Theresa Summer of ASP.  <em>Credit: Vivian White</em>

Girls Scouts explore Citizen Science with EarthMatch

This post is written by Theresa Summer, Astronomy Educator, Astronomical Society of the Pacific. CosmoQuest’s new game, EarthMatch, was featured at the Golden Gate Bridging event sponsored by the Girl Scouts of Northern California on Saturday April 29th 2017. Girl Scouts have “bridging” events when they pass between levels – in this case, from Juniors […]

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