Head back to school with this new edition of the NASA eClips summer 2023 newsletter! We are featuring two new Spotlite Design Challenges "Can Plants Dance?" and Solar Eclipse Chasers. We are also sharing resources for the upcoming annular Solar Eclipse and details for our 3rd annual STEM Exploration Community Event in October 2023. Enjoy some additional solar eclipse partner resources.
Let NASA eClips help you have a STEM-terrific summer with these activities! In this edition we thank teachers on Teacher Appreciation Week, recap our Pre-Earth Day celebration, share our latest Land Detectives Spotlite Challenge submissions and new Ask SME video featuring Dr. Gioia Massa, and promote our 15/30/60 minute and 1-5 days activities from our partners.
Help your learners explore the challenges of growing plants on Earth and beyond through NASA eClips videos and hands-on activities. Don't miss this opportunity to register your students to present during our Earth Day 2023 celebration and earn Virtual Badges to celebrate their work. Additional related Partner Resources help enrich these learning opportunities.
The Fall 2022 edition of the NASA eClips newsletter has a new look! Learn how your students can participate in the NASA eClips Land Detectives Spotlite challenge. New interactive engineering guides and challenges have been added to the website. Sign up for Earth Day 2023 student presentations and watch astronaut Snoopy prepare for his final flight in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day 2022 parade. Connect with us on social media, take our brief survey, and engage with the NASA eClips team and other partners through upcoming online and in-person events.
Head back to school with new resources from the Summer 2022 Edition of the NASA eClips Newsletter! Several new Ask SME: Close-up with a NASA Subject Matter Expert videos have been released! Learn about cells in space with our newest NASA's Real World video. Check out the newly revised Engineering Design Packets, the new Implementation Guide, and the newest NASA Spotlite Design Challenge!
Help learners STEMify their summer through hands-on activities curated by our NASA eClips team in the Spring 2022 edition of the NASA eClips Newsletter! New student-produced videos have been added to the NASA Spotlite Gallery. New NASA eClips lessons and resources have been added to Nearpod. Engage with the NASA eClips team and other organizations through online and in-person events.
The Winter 2022 edition of the NASA eClips newsletter brings together a collection of Our World, Real World, and Launchpad resources in preparation for Earth Day! Updated versions of the Engineering Design Packets for grades 3-12 are featured. The newest NASA Spotlite Design Challenge, Cloud Detectives, is looking for student teams to combat science misconceptions!
Seven brand new videos are featured in the Fall 2021 edition of the NASA eClips Newsletter! Students can learn about NASA Harvest, NASA's Food Security and Agriculture Program, and meet several key Subject Matter Experts. Celebrate the JWST Launch with engaging activities and videos at home or in the classroom. Become a Cloud Detective in NASA's newest Spotlite Design Challenge.
The Summer 2021 edition of the NASA eClips newsletter has you and your students covered for exciting outdoor scientific discoveries and space exploration for the end of summer and the beginning of the new school year. This varied resource collection features videos, hands-on activities, and challenges for educators, students, and their families. We will miss our summer interns!
The newest video resource, Real World: The Nature of Science, makes its debut in the Spring 2021 edition of the NASA eClips newsletter and is paired with a variety of citizen science projects and activities. A collection of resources encourages readers to get outside and celebrate our planet! Activities from NASA eClips partners and collaborators are also featured in this edition.
The Winter 2021 edition of the NASA eClips newsletter features 3 new Ask SME: Close-up with a NASA Subject Matter Expert videos, the NASA eClips at Home: Extremophiles video, and our newest collaboration with PBS LearningMedia! The NASA eClips website has added an Engineering webpage to inspire students to explore engineering. The 2021 Educator and Technical Advisory Board members are introduced.
The "Back to School" Summer 2020 edition of the NASA eClips newsletter highlights the Emmy(R) Award-Winning Video Series, Carbon, Essential for Life on Earth, Explained by NASA Subject Matter Experts. Three NASA eClips at Home Episodes were aired on Virginia Public Media, which build upon NASA eClips video segments to bring education and entertainment into the home and classroom.
NASA eClips celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in the NASA eClips Spring 2020 newsletter by focusing on resources that support environmental protection and awareness. The newsletter begins with a brief history of Earth Day and its founder, followed by a variety of classroom resources and activities. Members of the NASA eClips Teacher Advisory Board are featured.
The Winter 2019 edition of the NASA eClips newsletter contains the newest NASA eClips video resources. Supported resources and activities come from NASA's Climate Kids, The Globe Program, and My NASA Data. Members of the NASA eClips Teacher Advisory Board are congratulated on their recent accomplishments. Collaborations with Nearpod and NOV8 with Promethean are featured.
The Fall 2019 "Back to School" edition of the NASA eClips newsletter shares video resources for high-school students about modeling and simulation processes used by NASA scientists. Additional resources from My NASA Data and NASA Space Place support the videos and their concepts. 2 Faces of Technology videos were released highlighting Dr. Jill Seubert and Todd Ely.
2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon. In recognition of that accomplishment, the 2019 Summer edition of the NASA eClips newsletter is a collection of videos and activities of the Moon, asteroids, and other lunar and resources. Several NASA sites, such as My NASA Data and NASA Space Place are highlighted as additional resources.
The Spring 2019 edition of the NASA eClips newsletter celebrates Earth Day 2019 with multiple resources dedicated to informing students of citizen science opportunities, endangered species, and Earth systems. Additional videos analyze how Earth's energy balance is impacted by atmospheric and land changes and how the information can be used to care better for the planet.
The Fall 2018 edition of the NASA eClips newsletter introduces additional videos recently added to the eClips resource collection. Through the included resources, students learn how scientists measure the distances between objects in space and how the limits of our solar system are defined. A collaboration with Infiniscope offers another platform for NASA eClips resources.
The Summer 2018 edition of the NASA eClips newsletter promotes multiple resources to share with students over the summer break. The first set of videos teaches elementary school students how organisms can exist in extreme environments. The second set introduces middle school students to new space exploration technology. NASA eClips and Nearpod have partnered to create additional free interactive lessons.
The Spring 2018 edition of the NASA eClips newsletter focuses on resources for all levels, including elementary, middle, and high school students. Videos and activities included analyze the science and importance of clouds, while additional resources and lesson plans delve into the science of seasons, highlighting winter conditions.
The Winter 2017 edition of the NASA eClips newsletters is a collection of resources about the Solar System and our universe for the classroom. In a career-focused video, NASA Subject Matter Expert as Educator, Dr. Michelle Thaller, Deputy Director of Science Communication at NASA's Headquarters, explains how astronomers study stars and what tools they use to make discoveries.
The Fall 2017 edition of the NASA eClips newsletter announces 11 Spotlite Design Challenge videos that were written, filmed, and produced by students. Videos are paired with lesson plans to help students unravel STEM misconceptions. 10 NASA Subject Matter Expert as Educator videos are available. In these, NASA SMEs share their interests and career journeys and answer student-submitted questions.
In the Summer 2017 edition of the NASA eClips newsletter, two resources are provided for students to learn all about the Sun. The paired activity asks participants to create a picture of the Sun that can then be examined with colored filters to simulate how specialized instruments enable scientists to capture and view different features of the Sun.