SMEs Engage Educators Across the Nation about Observing Earth from Space using Astronaut Photography
On April 24 & 29, 2020, Astromaterials Research & Exploration Science (ARES) scientists Andrea Meado & Andy Britton shared how NASA & the world observe Earth from space using astronaut images.
April 24: reached ~111 live and ~136+ archived participants across 30 states, Mexico, and Haiti; April 29: reached ~55 live participants and 54+ archived participants across 29 states, Puerto Rico, and France.
Numerous Science Activation partner audiences were reached including classroom teachers, Solar System Ambassadors, Museum staff, Librarians, and Amateur Astronomers.
"I liked looking at the photos and answering the questions about what information could be gotten from them. stretch your critical thinking."
"I love to find ways to spotlight 'writing in the world.'"
"I believe this is an incredible means of discovery and in sharing through public outreach during the period of isolation. This is an encouraging way to engage with others through photography from our Astronauts in Space."