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Chabot Space and Science Center
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Want to get behind the controls of the original space roadster (a Mercury space capsule), see just how much rocket it took to put three men on the Moon and try your hand at landing there just as it was done the first time? We didn't just go to the Moon, we brought some of it back to Earth -...

Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Teachers, the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center is here to be a resource for you! The links here can help you to better prepare for a visit to the Exploreum, or you can use the information to perform your own science demonstrations in the classroom or at home.

Chabot Space and Science Center
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

From the heart of the Solar System, straight to NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft, and delivered to you: A near-real-time interactive full color extreme ultraviolet animation of our dynamic and stunning star, Sol. The Sun doesn't get more personal or awesome than this! Zoom in on...

A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Mineral displays; Location: Houghton, MI

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Rock and Mineral kits, maps, fact sheets, classroom materials; Location: Columbia, SC

A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Camps and workshops at the Gilbert House utilize a hands-on, inquiry-based approach. Experienced educators guide all the learning opportunities. Our staff, our methods and our children’s museum environment create the perfect combination for a fantastic experience. Camps are designed to be fun,...

Council for Environmental Education (CEE)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Curriculum materials and professional training workshops focused on wildlife conservation; Location: national

Adler Planetarium
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Astronomy exhibitions, shows and programs; Location: Chicago, IL

Purdue University (PU)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Equipment Loan Program, Visiting the Department, Teacher Resources, Videos of Experiments, Instructional Technology and using iPad Apps, links to Earth Scince blogs; Location: Central Indiana

Geological Survey of Alabama (GSA) and State of Alabama Oil and Gas Board (OGB)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The Geological Survey of Alabama, established in 1848, provides service and information to Alabama and its citizens as a natural resource data gathering and research agency. As part of its mission, GSA explores and evaluates the mineral, water, energy, biological, and other natural resources of...

American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Programs that allow for interactions with scientists; Location: New York, NY

American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The Adventures in Science (AiS) program introduces children from Pre-K to Grade 5 to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations and interactive tours of Museum exhibits. The three-day workshops and week-long day camps are listed below. Hands-on...

Paleontological Research Institute (PRI)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The Paleontological Research Institution is a national leader in Earth systems science education research and programming dedicated to sharing knowledge and to understanding the science by which we gain that knowledge. We offer a diversity of programs and resources on Earth Science topics...

American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The Science and Nature Program enhances children's understanding and respect for the natural world, as well as teaches the initial skills of scientific inquiry. This innovative program, offering weekday classes during the school year, is designed to educate children ages 3 through 11 and their...

Teen Science Cafe Network
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The Teen Science Cafe Network is a dynamic, growing network of programs across the country with the mission of connecting high school teenagers with science and scientists via the science cafe model. Teen Science Cafe programs are a series of fun, out-of-school social events that bring teens...

American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The Hayden Planetarium has assembled the world’s largest cosmic atlas, extending from the Earth to the edges of the observable universe. Combined with the brilliant stars of the Zeiss Mark IX star projector Astronomy Live programs offer an interactive tour of the universe and a view of the...

National Park Foundation (NPF)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Sponsored by the National Park Foundation, the Every Kid in a Park initiative is again offering passes for free admission to national parks, national forests, and national wildlife refuges to fourth-grade students and their families. Why fourth grade? Research shows that kids ages 9 to 11 are...

American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Curates a mineral, gem, meteorite, ore and rocks exhibition, research, seminars; Location: New York, NY

San Francisco 49ers, Khan Academy
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The 49ers are the first professional sports organization to partner with Khan Academy. "Khan Academy will enable our program to go beyond the walls of Levi's Stadium and provide students whom we couldn't previously reach with unique, exciting content that combines STEAM with football." So far,...

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American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

With over 20 programs for grades K – 5, AMSE Outreach has something for everyone. These exciting, educational enrichment opportunities can be used to reinforce classroom instruction or to introduce a new topic. Exhibitions, video library, public events, tours; Location: Oak Ridge, TN

National weather Service (NWS)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The effects of severe weather are felt every year by many Americans. To obtain critical weather information, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS), part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, established SKYWARN® with partner organizations. SKYWARN® is a volunteer program with between 350,000 and...

Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Exhibitions, public programs, lectures, planetarium showes, classes (for the general public); Location: Anchorage, AK

Kansas Geological Society (KGS)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The Kansas Geological Foundation has a number of video tapes available for use by the membership of the Kansas Geological Society and the general public. These tapes may be viewed at the George Bruce Resource Center at the Kansas Geological Society Library located at 212 N. Market, Wichita,...

Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Field trips; Location: Thornton, CO

The Field Museum
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The world-famous fossil known as “SUE” is the largest, best-preserved, and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever found. SUE measures 40.5 feet long from snout to tail and 13 feet tall at the hip. She boasts 58 dagger-like teeth and cuts a fine figure as the Museum’s most popular backdrop for...

Black Hills Mining Museum
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Mine tours, panning for gold; Location: Lead, SD

Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellites Studies, UW-Madison (CIMSS)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The CIMSS Student Workshop on Atmospheric, Satellite, and Earth Sciences features an exciting five-day agenda in meteorology, astronomy, remote sensing and geology. Participating students stay on campus in lakeside dorms and experience science education, research and technology through hands-on...

BYU Museum of Paleontology
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The BYU Museum of Paleontology was built in 1976 to prepare, display, and house the rock and dinosaur fossils collected by Dr. James A. Jensen and his crews. Over decades of field work, Dr. Jensen and crews gathered fossils from locations in Utah, Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming. Fossil...

Pennsylvania State University (PSU)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Are you curious about how weather predictions are made? Come to Penn State Weather Camp and find out! During this week of camp, you will receive hands-on experience in many aspects of weather, including the actual process of making a forecast. This camp will be held at the premier location for...

Colburn Earth Science Museum
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The Colburn Earth Science Museum ignites imagination, enhances science capability, and unlocks innovation. Through hands-on exhibits, special events, school programming, and adult learning opportunities, the Colburn reaches out to thousands of children and adults every year. Mineral and gem...

How the Weatherworks
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Helping pre-college and college students (with a weather/science career focus) gain invaluable knowledge, skills and experiences. You'll find a listing of local social media sites along with local camp information on the interactive camp map. You can access national social media sites by...

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Public education classes and certifications; Location: Hartford, Ct

Lyndon State College (LSC)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Our new STEM exploration Camp is a week-long, hands-on day camp for students in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade to explore and stimulate interest in the STEM disciplines through highly interactive classes and activities. Each day campers will participate in hands-on workshops with STEM experts and...

Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The Earth Sciences Department strives to effectively engage the general public and media. Efforts include citizen science, popular talks, tours, and articles, science documentaries, and the Paleontology Certification Program. In the last year, the Earth Science Department volunteers have logged...

Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center (BHO)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

A variety of group programs held at the Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center: Weather Watching at Great Blue Hill, Kite-Making Workshop, Windy Weather, Guided Hikes, Weather Forecasting, Balloon Launch, Observatory Exploration, The Math of Meteorology, and other custom weather programs.

Geological Society of America (GSA)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Geoscience travel and tours; Location: Boulder, CO

City University of New York, National Weather Service (NWS)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The Weathercamp at the City University of New York is a two week program for high school students from the New York City metropolitan area, and has been offered free of charge to 6-12 students. It generally begins in the last week of July or first week of August, depending on staff scheduling....

Maryland Science Center
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Earth science exhibit with multimedia components; Location: Baltimore, MD

New York State Geological Survey (NYSGS)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The New York State Museum offers educational opportunities for learners of all ages and abilities. Through museum programming and online educational resources, children, families, educators, and students can experience the art, science, and history of New York State in a fun and engaging way....

University of Oklahoma (UO)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Precollegiate Programs is committed to enhancing the academic lives of individuals K-12 through offering programs on a collegiate campus. The academic programs Precollegiate Programs offer each year present students with unique learning experiences, which help prepare students to become future...

Radford University
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The Radford University geology, biology, anthropology, chemistry and physics programs offer a special program for K-12 classes in which students visit MES, the Radford University Planetarium, the Radford University Greenhouse and view exciting chemistry and physics magic shows. The full program...

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Weather Camp is a week-long residential camp, i.e. the campers will spend the week on campus and stay overnight in our East Campus dorms. Breakfast, lunch,and dinner as well as Morning and afternoon snacks are provided each day. Our theme is DISCOVER "Weather and Climate Science". Come and find...

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian NMNH)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Pronounced "Curious", an interactive exhibit for middle and high school students to explore diverse research topics in the sciences. Online media also available.; Location: Washington, D.C.

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Featured in this PDF is information on the many camps held at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology: Fossils: The Path of the Paleontologist; Mining and Explosives Engineering Institute; Geology Rocks! Youth Field Camp in the Black Hills; 3D and Beyond! Mechanical Engineering in the...

St. Mary's University
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

In addition to producing tomorrow's leaders in science and medicine, public outreach is another important way that the School of Science, Engineering, and Technology is making a social impact. Utilizing innovative programs based on academic and scholarly engagement, the SET school encourages...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), University of Washington (UW)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Held at NOAA's Seattle Sand Point facility each July, NOAA Science Camp offers opportunities for middle and high school students. In the middle school science camp, students engage in fun, hands-on activities that explore the mysteries of our oceans and atmosphere. The High School Junior...

University of Hawaii at Manoa (UH Manoa)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

Open House by the Department of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (every two years); Location: Manoa, HI

Space Center Houston
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The Manned Space Flight Education Foundation's education department at Space Center Houston is among the nation's leading science-education resources. Our programs are based on national science standards and focus on science, technology, engineering, and math to help adults and children think...

University of Wyoming (UW)
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

The University of Wyoming Geological Museum in Laramie supports academic programs, scientific research and public education. Geological exhibits, prep lab, free admission; Location: Laramie, WY

National Agriculture in the Classroom
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs

This database of educational and teacher resources focuses on increasing agricultural literacy among your students. Test their knowledge with ready-made questions, find grants and scholarships, read about agricultural facts and find articles on their e-Zine, and even find programs in your state...

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Saturn images taken from Hubble
Location-based Outreach Programs
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

The NASA Out of School Learning Network is managed collaboratively by three NASA centers: Glenn Research Center in Ohio, Langley Research Center in Virginia, and Stennis Space Center in mississippi. The NOSL Network developed and executed a common implementation framework for providing NASA...

Students test water samples
Contests for K-12 Students
Toshiba, National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

The ExploraVision competition for K-12 students engages the next generation in real world problem solving with a strong emphasis on STEM. Exploravision challenges students to envision and comunicate new technology 20 years in the future through collaborative brainstorming and research of current...

Variety of Minerals
Location-based Outreach Programs
Microscopy Society of America

Outreach designed to get students and teachers into microscopy.

Hubble image
Location-based Outreach Programs
Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) and the Johnson Space Center (JSC)

The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) and the Johnson Space Center (JSC) have a long and successful history of collaborative research and exploration activities that began with the Apollo program. The LPI and JSC have harnessed that heritage to build the Center for Lunar Science and...

Hunter's Moon during a Lunar Eclipse
Commemorative Days and Events
Eclipse Megamovie 2017

The Eclipse Megamovie Project gathered images of the 2017 solar eclipse from over 1,000 volunteer photographers and amateur astronomers, as well as many more members of the general public. These media assets were stitched together to create an expanded and continuous view of the total eclipse as...

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