We are back at Goddard today for day 2 of the NASA IPY education and outreach meeting...
Polar Palooza!! http://tinyurl.com/yvjd8e
Check here to see if NASA IPY's Polar Palooza is coming to a place near you http://tinyurl.com/237jcb
the Polar Palooza tagline is "Stories from a changing planet" There will be all sorts of folks who will be part of the tour
oooo! LRO is featured in Polar Palooza when it comes to St Louis Oct 2008
Next talk is on "Exploring Local Landscapes" using Satellite images. The focus is on urban areas
They will use GIS, GPS and remote sensing to connect students to studies in polar regions. The program is out of the University of Toledo
They will use Landsat images available through America View http://www.americaview.org/
Exploring Landscapes student present their research projects at regional science meetings.prizes are "trophies as big as sports trophies!"
Next IPY project collaboration of Windows to the Universe http://www.windows.ucar.edu/ and National Earth Science Teachers Association
National Earth Science Teachers Association National Earth Science Teachers Association http://www.nestanet.org/php
Checkout IPY project Postcards from the Field http://www.windows.ucar.edu=/people/postcards/penguin_post.html
US Satellite Laboratory IPY collaboration . They have a number of cool projects http://www.us-satellite.net/
Most of US Satellite's projecst are for schools ....Signals of Spring, 3-D view include teacher training and classroom support
My NASA Data has IPY related data sets http://mynasadata.larc.nasa.gov