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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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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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Astronaut Photograph ISS045-E-32242, 400mm lens, 09/27/2015. This astronaut photo is of London, capitol of the United Kingdom and its greater metropolitan area. Credit: NASA

Using Astronaut Photos of Urban Development 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 Local geography and environmental resources are important factors when considering reasons for urban establishment and growth. Geographic and geologic features such as mountains, plains, and bodies of water can determine the layout […]

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