STAR Net News - September 15, 2022
STAR Net News - September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Two free STAR Net Webinars all about Water!

We are Water: Sharing Stories Through Stop-Motion Animation

 September 27 at 1:00 pm Mountain Time

Earth Science Week is just around the corner! Celebrate our beautiful planet October 9-15 with activities, resources, and stop-motion storytelling developed by the We are Water project team. Explore how water, critical and scarce, connects all things on Earth and how to celebrate it with your community!
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World Water Day: Celebrate the Building Block of Life

October 27 at 1:00 pm Mountain Time

Are you planning your springtime events? World Water Day is March 22! This is a day organized by the United Nations to bring awareness about water-related issues that face humans in almost every country. Join us as we explore hands-on activities about water conservation, the hydrological cycle, and engage in discussions about how water connects us all.
Register Here

Updates from Girls Who Code 

Get $300 for supplies from Girls Who Code!

The Space Science Institute is excited to continue our partnership with Girls Who Code! This year, when you start a free Girls Who Code Club and enroll 3 or more members, you’ll be eligible to receive up to $300 to purchase materials and supplies for your Club.

There’s no obligation and every Club gets access to 120+ hours of plug-and-play programming with CSTA standards-aligned coding lessons.

Indicate you’re part of Space Science Institute on the Clubs application, and you’ll unlock additional support, access to special events, and exclusive opportunities for swag. No coding experience required!

Want to learn more? Check out these live and on-demand webinars from the Girls Who Code team and sign up here!

ISS Benefits for Humanity

The 2022 edition of the International Space Station Benefits for Humanity publication is now available. A new series of video clips and articles can engage your audiences in all that the Space Station does for people on Earth, and how NASA is contributing to better cancer research, better fiber optic internet, and better plants and food
Learn More
“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).
Funding is provided by the National Science Foundation, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, NASA Office of STEM Engagement, and the NASA Science Mission Directorate.
STAR Net Blogs
Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries Invites you to Register for Eclipse Glasses!
by Stephanie Vierow-Fields (SSI)
It’s eclipse time again! Two Solar Eclipses Coming to North America! Librarians – let’s get ready! We’ll support your eclipse efforts by providing eclipse glasses AND training. Check out this blog for more information on the initiative and registration.
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What’s Next for Webb? Unraveling the Birth of Stars and Planetary Systems Webinar Link Bank
by Dillon Connelly
The world got its first look at the astonishing images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) in July. Dr. Elena Sabbi from the Space Telescope Science Institute shares about her work using Webb to study the formation of stars and planets. View the webinar recording and other resources in this link bank.
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Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries (SEAL) FAQ Webinar Link Bank
by Claire Ratcliffe Adams
Check out the resources shared  during this webinar and the recording. Learn about the upcoming 2023 Annular Eclipse and the 2024 Total Eclipse, how to sign up for free eclipse glasses for their public library, and additional resources for hosting ‘out of this world’ eclipse programming for their patrons!
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STAR Net's Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries Initiative!
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