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May 2002

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Global Science and Technology Week - April 28 - May 4th

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Wednesday,
May 1

10-11:30 AM Pacific
1-2:30 PM Eastern
1700-1830 GMT

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ISS - A Home in Microgravity:
Spin Offs

Joe Delai will talkabout how NASA research has directly and indirectly impacted life on Earth in the areas of life science, medical research, and computer technology. Follow-up Chat May 16.

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Thursday,
May 2

Space Day Archive: Aired January 22

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Spaceday: Design Challenge #1

Spaceday 2002 will be May 2. To prepare your class to take the Design Challenges, we will present a webcast with experts to help:

For design challenge 1, students are asked to research how humans will explore Mars and then invent, design and build an item that could make life or work on Mars easier and/or more enjoyable. Ask expert Susan Ramsey your questions.
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Thursday,
May 2

Space Day Archive: Aired January 23

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Spaceday: Design Challenge #2

Spaceday 2002 will be May 2. To prepare your class to take the Design Challenges, we will present a webcast with experts to help:

For design challenge 2 students are asked to develop a mission to send a rover to one of the planets or moons to learn more about it.Ask expert Chris Culbert your questions.
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Thursday,
May 2

Space Day Archive: Aired January 23

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Spaceday: Design Challenge #3

Spaceday 2002 will be May 2. To prepare your class to take the Design Challenges, we will present a webcast with experts to help:

For design challenge 3 students are asked to create an electronic newspaper that vividly describes what it's like to live and work on Mars. Ask expert Kelly Humphries your questions.
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May 6-10

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Patterns, Functions and Algebra: Wired for Space

NASA researchers develop new ways to propel a spacecraft already in orbit without the aid of fuel.

Mathematics: patterns, functions, algebra
Science: physical science, Earth and space science, science as inquiry

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May 13-16

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NASA Why? Files
Case of the Phenomenal Weather

Join the tree house detectives as they plan a trip to the Caribbean and encounter problems in trying to predict the weather. In this case the tree house detectives will learn about violent storms, such as hurricanes and tornadoes, weather fronts, global wind patterns, and climates. While solving the case, they will discover that predicting the weather is not predictable at all!

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Wednesday,
May 15

9-10 AM Pacific
12-1 PM Eastern
1600-1700 GMT

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ISS - A Home in Microgravity:
Aquarius, an Analog to Space Travel

Join us live from underwater, off the coast of the Florida Keys, in a submersible deep-sea habitat called the Aquarius. NASA is interested in finding out if this facility could help us understand and prepare for long-term space travel.
Learn more from Bill Todd's Journal.
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Thursday,
May 16

2-3 PM Pacific
5-6 PM Eastern
2100-2200 GMT

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Women Working on Mars:

In 2003, NASA will launch twin Mars rovers to explore the Red Planet. Meet some of the women who are involved with this fascinating mission! You will hear from scientists, engineers, artists, web designers and many other women who help make Mars exploration possible.

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Tuesday
May 21

10 - 11 AM Pacific
2 - 3 PM Eastern
1700-1800 GM

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ISS - A Home in Microgravity:
Spin Offs Chat with Joe Delai

Joe Delai will answer your questions about how NASA research has directly and indirectly impacted life on Earth in the areas of life science, medical research, and computer technology.

More information is available.

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Thursday
May 23

10 - 11 AM Pacific
2 - 3 PM Eastern
1700-1800 GM

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ISS - A Home in Microgravity:
Station News Network (SNN) Presents:

Station Updates - The News Program just for Students about the International Space Station

Topic: The Launch of STS- 111. Guest expert, Mike Ciannilli will be discuss the crew for this next mission plus the latest processing news and payload information.

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May 27-31

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Data Analysis and Measurement: Having a Solar Blast

NASA engineers and researchers use data analysis and measurement to predict solar storms, anticipate how they will affect the Earth, and improve our understanding of the Sun-Earth system.

Mathematics: data analysis, measurement
Science: science as inquiry, unifying concepts and processes, physical science, Earth and space science, science and technology, science in personal and social perspectives

 

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