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Celebrate Citizen Science Day with a CosmoQuest Scavenger Hunt!

Today is Citizen Science Day, and we wanted you to have some fun exploring our website and projects! This virtual scavenger hunt takes you around our website, introduces you to our projects, and it just a little bit of fun! When you’re finished, you can check your answers here, and comment below with your score […]

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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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Astronaut Photograph ISS005-E-16572, 86mm lens, October 10, 2002. This astronaut photo is of the Ganges River Delta in Bangladesh. Credit: NASA

Using Astronaut Photos of River Morphology as an Instructional Tool

This is a guest post from Andrea Meado, Image Data Scientist, and part of our Johnson Space Center (JSC) Image Detective Science Team Rivers can vary in shape, size, and length depending on factors such as land gradient, velocity of flowing water, sediment source, land erodibility, and environmental conditions. The four main types of rivers […]

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