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By tjsummer on March 30, 2018 in

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 […]

By tjsummer on March 13, 2018 in

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 […]

By jagrier on January 5, 2018 in

As you know from having searched for impact craters on images here at CosmoQuest, some craters are are easier to spot and measure than others. One of the things that makes a crater easier to identify is a prominent shadow cast from the rim. Such shadows are created when the source of illumination (the sun) […]

By jagrier on March 31, 2017 in

This post is by Jennifer Grier, Ph.D., CosmoQuest Science Coordinator, Senior Scientist and Education Specialist, Planetary Science Institute. At this year’s Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in the Woodlands, Texas, Science Coordinator Dr. Jennifer Grier presented a poster showcasing many of CosmoQuest’s projects, science, goals, and plans for the future. Dr. Grier spoke with scientists, […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on January 5, 2015 in

In this series of posts, we’ll be breaking down the first MoonMappers paper by Robbins et al. showcasing YOUR work.  Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 We’ve shown in this series of posts why counting craters is important, how it’s been done throughout the years, what the experts and volunteers had to say, […]