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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Student Experiments on International Space Station Opportunity, Inquiries required by May 27th, 2016!
May13

Student Experiments on International Space Station Opportunity, Inquiries required by May 27th, 2016!

The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education and the Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Space Education announce Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) Mission 11 to the International Space Station (ISS). This STEM education opportunity immerses grade 5-16 students across a community in an authentic, high visibility research experience, where student teams design and propose real microgravity experiments to fly in low...

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Today is Earth Day! Share How You Love Earth!
Apr22

Today is Earth Day! Share How You Love Earth!

NASA is sharing behind the scenes look at all we do in Earth science — and the people who are working to better understand our home planet, every minute of every day. To follow highlights search social media using the #24Seven or visit http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/2016/join-nasa-for-a-24seven-celebration-of-earth-day. But that’s not all: There is still time! We are asking YOU to show us how you make our planet a...

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This Earth Day, April 22, 2016 Check Out Behind the Scenes at NASA!
Apr15

This Earth Day, April 22, 2016 Check Out Behind the Scenes at NASA!

In less than a week, NASA will be sharing what goes on behind the scenes in a day on Earth and beyond! On Friday 4/22/16, check out Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to follow NASA’s day. You can also participate!  Share your Earth focused activities or your S’COOL cloud observations on social media sites with the hashtag 24Seven (‪#‎24Seven‬). Visit the NASA Earth 24Seven website for more...

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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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Meet Megan McKeown, this NASA Intern Analyzed Your SCOOL Data!
Aug27

Meet Megan McKeown, this NASA Intern Analyzed Your SCOOL Data!

I can’t remember when my fascination with meteorology began. Perhaps it was in middle school when we began making cloud observations in science class. It excited me that people were able to conduct science outside of the classroom and I was overjoyed when my turn finally came to make my own weather observation. I was shocked, however, at how surprisingly challenging it was to identify and distinguish the different cloud types…...

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