STAR Net News - March 9, 2021
STAR Net News - March 9, 2021
March 9, 2022

Celebrate World Water Day on March 22nd at Your Library!

March 22nd is World Water Day! Celebrate with your patrons using the activities and resources in this blog.
Artemis I Launch Update and the NEW Launch & Splashdown Event Planning Guide
Registration ends March 31, 2022
The launch of Artemis I is only a few months away! NASA is considering Artemis I launch opportunities in April and May. An official target launch date will be announced following wet dress rehearsal.  For the latest mission updates, please check out the Artemis Blog.The guide can be used to help plan Artemis I watch parties and STEM events. Please download and share this link with your team and partners. Artemis I Launch and Splashdown Event Planning Guide
Watch Party registration is open to interested hosting organizations at the Artemis I Eventbrite Registration Site.
STEAM Strategies: Guide on the Side
STEAM Strategies: Strategies for Inclusion

We present these strategies to increase library staff confidence and skills in delivering culturally responsive Earth and space science programming. Read more on diversity, equity and inclusion and accessibility in STEM here

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.
STAR Net Blogs
Collision of Olympic Physics and Cosmic Events Happen at the South Fayette Township Library AstrOlympic Program 
By Judy Dobie, Youth Services STEAM Coordinator, South Fayette Twp Library
Want to introduce your community youth to physics and astrophysics? Read about what inspired a library to just that and all that went into a exciting STEM filled program!
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(Resource List) Citizen Science in the Library: Turn Your Curiosity into Impact

By Claire Ratcliffe Adams                         Citizen Science Month is coming up quick this April! Check out the Citizen Science in the Library: Turn Your Curiosity into Impact Webinar recording and other resources to see what is going on this Citizen Science Moth.
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Come join the great discussions going on in our ALA Connect Affinity Groups!
By Dillon Connelly        Are you interested in connecting with your peers on a wide array of topics? Join in the conversation on one of ALA Connect's many affinity groups today!
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Our Blue Planet: Earth
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