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Science Update seminars highlight science in the news, science-related anniversaries or celebrations, targeting all teachers of science and general science enthusiasts.


 

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Archive: Science Update: State of the Climate 2022, January 19, 2023

The past several years have seen too many weather and climate extremes to count, from record-obliterating heat waves to tremendous rainfall events to ...

Middle School Elementary High School Informal Education Postsecondary Climate Change Environmental Science STEM

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Archive: Science Update: Space Telescope Discoveries of Today and Tomorrow, December 1, 2022

Astronomers have been launching space telescopes above the obscuring effects of the Earth’s atmosphere for decades. Since 1990, the Hubble Space Tel...

Middle School Elementary High School Informal Education Postsecondary Astronomy Earth & Space Science Engineering STEM

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Archive: Science Update: NOAA - Observing and Understanding Earth Systems, November 3, 2022

Together we will explore all the places where we can find NOAA employees and how this federal agency allows us to observe and understand Earth systems...

Middle School Elementary High School Informal Education Postsecondary Climate Change Earth & Space Science Engineering Environmental Science Mathematics STEM Technology

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Archive: Science Update: Earthquakes: What’s Shakin? September 15, 2022

Did you feel it? An earthquake is a shaking movement of the Earth’s Crust as stress overcomes friction. This web seminar will provide basic bac...

Middle School Elementary High School Informal Education Postsecondary Computer Science Earth & Space Science Engineering Mathematics Technology

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Archive: Science Update: Seeing the Unseeable: Imaging Black Holes with the Event Horizon Telescope, August 25, 2022

Black holes are astrophysical objects with such strong gravity that nothing can escape them, not even light.  In the past few years, the Event Ho...

Middle School Elementary High School Informal Education Postsecondary Astronomy Earth & Space Science STEM

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Archive: Science Update: Is Cancer Inevitable? July 14, 2022

What should teachers, their students, and the general public know about the current state of cancer diagnoses, research, and treatments, and what oppo...

Middle School Elementary High School Informal Education Postsecondary Biology General Science Life Science STEM

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Archive: Science Update: Exploring Seamounts of the Atlantic and Pacific, June 23, 2022

Our ocean is filled with numerous seamounts, guyots, and other volcanic features that profoundly influence tectonics, ecosystems, and ocean currents. ...

Middle School High School Informal Education Postsecondary Climate Change Earth & Space Science Environmental Science STEM

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Archive: Science Update: Underwater Sound in our National Marine Sanctuaries, June 2, 2022

SanctSound is a three-year project, managed by NOAA and the U.S. Navy, to better understand underwater sound within our national marine sanctuaries. T...

Middle School Elementary High School Informal Education Postsecondary Biology Climate Change Earth & Space Science Environmental Science STEM Technology

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Archive: Science Update: Primates in a Changing World, May 5, 2022

Primates and other species in the tropics are experiencing many changes, including climate change, habitat loss, and species extinction. In this web s...

Middle School Elementary High School Informal Education Postsecondary Biology Climate Change Environmental Science Life Science

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Archive: Science Update: Citizen Science in Your Classrooms, March 10, 2022

Join Darlene Cavalier, Arizona State University/SciStarter, and Tara Cox, National Girls Collaborative Project/SciStarter, to learn about ci...

Middle School Elementary High School Informal Education Postsecondary Astronomy Earth & Space Science STEM Technology

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