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Eclipse 2017 Map

Archived Webinar Series held January - March,  2017

Many thousands of additional visitors are expected at public sites due to the eclipse. To help you prepare, please plan to join any or all of our Eclipse 2017 Webinar sessions.

Through interactive sessions, the Earth to Sky Interpreting the Eclipse Webinar Series provides opportunities for interpreters and other informal educators to:

  1. Learn from NASA experts about the science and mechanics of a total solar eclipse, the nature of our Sun, recent research about Earth’s Moon, and how the Sun-Earth-Moon system interactions affect life on our planet
  2. Learn about and gain access to a variety of eclipse-related hands-on activities and many NASA eclipse resources and
  3. Explore ideas for interpreting the eclipse, including ways to tie this amazing celestial event to natural and cultural themes at your site.

Seven webinar sessions are available for viewing along with downloadable powerpoints and other resources. 

Moon elevation map

March 27, 2014
Archived Webinar
Watch this free webinar to learn about hands-on activities you can use with families and youth, and access the many wonderful associated materials and resources. This webinar will help you to Explore how the Moon’s story is tied to the story of your site, and consider the personal, cultural, and scientific connections your audiences have with the Moon.

Landsat of Chesapeake Bay

April 8, 12 and 15, 2013
Webinar Series
This series of three webinars will help you to understand “true color” and “false color” images and how you might use them in your work; teach you how to create images of your own location or other area of interest; and provide an opportunity to share ways you plan to use such images in your own work.

March 22, 2012 and April 3, 2012
Webinar Series
Lou Mayo and Carolyn Ng of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center provides insight into the spectacular May 20th Annular Eclipse and the June 5th Transit of Venus. Jeffrey Olson of the National Park Service Communications Office in Washington shares NPS plans for park visitors.

October 18-22, 2004
Goddard Space Flight Center, and one at Ames Research Center
NASA scientists and education specialists collaborated with NPS trainers to infuse NASA content, resources, and programs into professional development for Park Service interpreters. Rangers explored NASA's cutting-edge science, by visiting NASA Centers and interacting with many scientists and education professionals working there. NASA provided content about the Night Sky, Comparative Planetology, Astrobiology, the Sun-Earth Connection/Space Weather and Earth Systems Science.