Science Activation Nuggets

These nuggets offer updates on an activity that impacted learners using NASA Science-funded experts, content, or authentic experiences.

Solar System
Feb 18, 2021
On February 18, 158 Solar System Ambassadors hosted 123 virtual watch parties to celebrate the Perseverance rover’s successful landing on the surface of Mars. 119 of the events were held in the United states and its territories. The Puerto Rico watch party was conducted in Spanish. Four landing... Read More
Solar System
Feb 18, 2021
The NASA Space Place Team created a number of products (articles, videos, activities, and a game) over the past several months to support the Perseverance launch and landing on Feb. 18, 2021. See attached slide for detailed list of products. https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/
A powerpoint slide containing links to Space Place articles, videos, and activities that supported the Perseverance landing.
Solar System
Feb 10, 2021
Educators with the National Institute of Aerospace’s (NIA) Center for Integrative STEM Education (CISE) worked virtually with 15 sixth-grade students from Douglas Wilder Middle School in Henrico County, Va. on February 10, 2021 to design and construct cloud cover estimators. Sarah Baker, a first-... Read More
Joan Harper-Neely guides students from Douglas Wilder Middle School through the webinar "Our World: Designing a Cloud Cover Estimator Educator Guide".
Solar System
Feb 9, 2021
On February 9, 2021, NASA Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) Scientist Dr. Justin Simon and additional Subject Matter Experts interacted with audiences across the nation (and world) about the upcoming Mars Perseverance Mission to Mars. Three Quotes from Event Survey: