Congratulations CALIPSO on 10 Years of Data!
Jun07

Congratulations CALIPSO on 10 Years of Data!

The CALIPSO satellite or Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observation has taken observing clouds to the next dimension-vertical! A common satellite image that you may be familiar with is from the perspective of the satellite looking down at the Earth’s surface and atmosphere, almost like a two dimensional picture similar to the example to the left. CALIPSO is unique in that it’s lidar provides a...

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Share an Adventure with a Scientist, through S’COOL.
May23

Share an Adventure with a Scientist, through S’COOL.

What opportunities await your classroom? During the month of April, 2016 Tiburon, California Elementary school students were able to explore Heard Island, an Australian territory latitudes away from home, through simple cloud observations.  Jim Colletto was in charge of logistics for an expedition team led by independent explorer and scientist Robert Schmieder, aimed at exploring and observing island organisms, documenting...

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Webinar Series for G6-12 Educators on New GOES-R Satellite
Feb19

Webinar Series for G6-12 Educators on New GOES-R Satellite

We wanted to share this great opportunity for the S’COOL Community! Starting this weekend 2/20/2016, the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) will be hosting a series of 4 webinars about the newest  Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES)-R satellite specifically geared towards educators! This is a great opportunity to learn more about the newest satellite match option added to S’COOL! In January we added...

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Join the NASA “Ask Us” December 2015 Session, participation slots are filling up!
Dec04

Join the NASA “Ask Us” December 2015 Session, participation slots are filling up!

“Ask US” December 2015 Session: Thursday, Dec. 10th 2015 – 12:00-1:15pm AK/4:00-5:15pm ET Register today to join NASA and NOAA education specialists and the 3rd National Climate Assessment (NCA3) Co-convening Lead Author Dr. John Walsh to explore change over time through changes in hurricanes. The event will be held Thursday December 10th, 2015 12:00-1:15pm AK (Alaskan)/ 4:00-5:15 EST. The NCA3, released in May of 2014, summarizes the...

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NASA Wavelength: Carbon and Climate
Nov19

NASA Wavelength: Carbon and Climate

We’ve been working with NASA Wavelength since it’s inception a few years ago. If you’re searching for Carbon Cycle lessons or materials, you can find them at NASA Wavelength. Most of the lessons that the science education teams have developed with teachers are available on NASA Wavelength, with hundreds of others. NASA is providing cutting-edge visualizations related to one of Earth’s key cyclical flows of...

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Happy Anniversary to SAM!
Jul30

Happy Anniversary to SAM!

The Stratospheric Aerosol Measurement (SAM) experiment, a small instrument operated by astronaut Deke Slayton during the historic Apollo-Soyuz mission in July 1975, was the humble beginning of our orbiting aerosol study (http://www.nasa.gov/…/the-sam-experiment-launched-40-years-…). Follow-on instruments (SAM II, LIMS, and the SAGE series) have given NASA information about volcanic eruptions, polar stratospheric clouds and the ozone...

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