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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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CosmoQuest team members Ryan Owens, James Iwayemi, Anna Glushko and Matthew Richardson, enjoying the  SIU-Carbondale festival. Credit: SIU Carbondale.

CosmoQuest Team at SIU Carbondale Eclipse

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale had an amazing festival for the 2017 Great American Eclipse, and we had some members of our CosmoQuest team there working a booth. Ryan Owens, James Iwayemi, Anna Glushko and Matthew Richardson demonstrated CosmoQuest’s projects to attendees of all ages. They also had a little time to enjoy the festivities […]

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Ada Bryon Lovelace and
the Thinking Machine by  Laurie Wallmark.
Illustrator: April Chu Photo Credit: April Chu.

NSTA’s Best STEM Books K-12 for 2017

The National Science Teachers Association unveils its inaugural list of “Best STEM Books K-12.” This list—selected by volunteer educators and assembled in cooperation with the Children’s Book Council—provides recommendations to teachers, librarians, parents, and caregivers about the best trade books with STEM content for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Reading science, technology, engineering, and […]

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Art & Cosmic Connection offers tools for visual analysis. Credit: Whitney Cobb.

CosmoQuest: Out of this World NASA Educator Workshop!

(This is a guest post from Whitney Cobb of CosmoQuest partner McREL International, and head of professional development for teachers for CosmoQuest) In October, teachers representing every Guam Department of Education (DOE) K-12 school traveled through our solar system, becoming citizen scientists, contributing to real science research, and investigating innovative NASA engineering and science activities […]

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Student Vehicle Design. Credit: Larry Lebofsky

SCIENCE FAIRS: Exploring the Solar System and Beyond

(This is a guest post by Dr. Larry Lebofsky of the Planetary Science Institute, one of our CosmoQuest partners) SCIENCE FAIRS: Exploring the Solar System and Beyond is a professional development program that focuses on helping teachers attain the needed content knowledge and skills to support creation of meaningful science fair research projects. This includes […]

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