Night Sky Network: Toolkits for Education and Outreach
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Are you a member of an astronomy club that's interested in public outreach? Or an educator for grades 6-12 looking for hands-on demonstrations and activities on advanced astronomy topics like black holes and extrasolar planets?
Night Sky Network toolkits, developed by NASA educators and researchers, may be borrowed for up to two weeks from the NASA Regional Educator Resource Center in Seattle. The kits —
contain demonstration materials, activities, PowerPoint presentations, images and animations, star charts and thorough training videos.
- PlanetQuest: the Search for Another Earth
- Our Galaxy, Our Universe
- Black Hole Survival ToolKit
- Telescopes: Eyes on the Universe
The kits must be picked up in person from the Space Grant office on the University of Washington campus. There is no charge to borrow the kits, but the borrowers will responsible for any replacement should a kit be lost or damaged. To reserve a kit, please send the name of the kit you would like to reserve and the dates, along with your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, and the name of your school or organization, to .
For more about the Night Sky Network, visit http://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov.
Date posted: August 30, 2006