STAR Net News - May 11, 2022
STAR Net News - May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022
Celebrate Water During Earth Science Week

Celebrate Water During Earth Science Week

FREE Webinar May 24 at 1 pm Mountain Time.

Earth Science Week will take place October 9-15 with the theme "Earth Science for a Sustainable World." Learning about and conserving water is a fundamental aspect of  a sustainable future! Join STAR Net as we share engaging and fun water activities and resources developed by the We are Water Project Team that you can use to celebrate Earth Science Week - and beyond!
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Introducing STEM Tales!

The STAR Library Network is pleased to announce a new project partnership with Twin Cities PBS (TPT). "STEM Tales" is designed to engage children, ages 4-8, and their families through a new children’s media series and aligned library programs across the nation. The series will include diverse STEM professionals including astronauts, scientists and engineers reading STEM picture books from space, Earth and sea. The project will be made possible by funding from the National Science Foundation.
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STEAM Strategies: Addressing Space Science Confusion

STEAM Strategies: Addressing Space Science Confusion

Libraries may need to prepare to address fundamental concepts while conducting space science STEAM activities. Learn some strategies for demonstrating and sharing ideas through resources, activities, and discussion. This STEAM Strategies video has resources and tips on how to engage and inform patrons around common space science confusions. 
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The STAR Library Network (STAR Net) is a hands-on learning network for libraries and their communities across the country. STAR Net focuses on helping library professionals build their STEM skills by providing “science-technology activities and resources” (STAR) and training to use those resources.
STAR Net is built upon a strong network of collaborators and partners, led by the Space Science Institute’s (SSI) National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL). Partners include the American Library Association’s Public Programs Office, Collaborative Summer Library Program, Chief Officers of State Library Agencies, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Education Development Center, Twin Cities PBS (TPT), Institute for Learning Innovation (ILI), University of Colorado. Funding is provided by the National Science Foundation, and the NASA Science Mission Directorate.
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A Discover Health Family Program. Credit: Marina La Grave
Findings from the Colorado Health Program Survey
By Paul B. Dusenbery, Ph.D.
Findings from the Colorado Library Health Program Survey shows that public libraries are interested in collaborating with community-based organizations to improve access to health resources and enhance health literacy.
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Image Credit: NASA
(Resource List) Our Blue Planet: EARTH – Toolkit Unboxing Webinar
By Claire Ratcliffe Adams
Check out the Our Blue Planet: EARTH – Toolkit Unboxing Webinar recording and more resources around the campaign on understanding Earth's oceans and their global impacts.
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Do You Know that Clouds Have Names? #NASAatHome Nasa Video
Our Blue Planet: EARTH Featured Activity – GLOBE Observer: Clouds and Cloudscape 
By Jessica Santascoy
Participate in this event during the summer of 2022 by sharing activities and resources with your patrons!
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Crayola, NASA and HarperCollins Children's Books Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Goodnight Moon with a Colorful Read Along, Draw Along™ Event from the International Space StationSummer 2022
May 18, 2022 
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Artemis 1 Watchparty Registration 
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Our Blue Planet: Earth
Summer 2022
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