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Planning for 2002-2003

February 2004

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To prepare see: http://quest.nasa.gov/about/howto.html
To calculate your time zone see http://www.worldtimezone.com/

 


Black History Month

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February: Black History Month

Grades K-12
Salute to Black History Month: The Drinking Gourd

NASA Quest highlights the archive of a former project based on the song "Follow the Drinking Gourd." Included are elementary, middle and high school lessons on how the North Star, Polaris, was used to guide slaves to freedom.

Follow the Drinking Gourd

View the Archive


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January
through
March

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Challenge: PSA
Add the Micro to Gravity!

Classrooms are being challenged to design a way to test the Personal Satellite Assistant (PSA) on Earth to make sure that it will work once it is on the ISS where there is microgravity. During this process, students will explore the engineering design process, including a peer review for refining their designs. NASA engineers and scientists will be on hand to help to guide the process.

Registration is now in process!

 

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National Engineers Week - February 22 - 28, 2004


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Wednesday
February 25

10- 11 AM Pacific
1- 2 PM Eastern
1800-1900 GM

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National Engineers Week:
Chat with Mike Ciannilli

Test Project Engineer Mike Ciannilli will join us to discuss his role in the "Landing to Launch" of the orbiter. Mike has been a long time participant in the NASA Quest offerings from Kennedy Space Center surrounding launches and preparation of the orbiter.
Read Mike Ciannilli's bio and journals

Mike Ciannilli

Read the Archive


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Thursday
February 26

10- 11 AM Pacific
1- 2 PM Eastern
1800-1900 GM

 

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E-Week webcast from NASA's Digital Learning Network from Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas

Highlighting astronaut training.
High school students around the world will get an inside look at how NASA prepares astronauts for life onboard the International Space Station.

photo of astronaut Dunbar


Join the Webcast


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Thursday
February 26

4-5 PM Pacific
7-8 PM Eastern
2400-0100 GM

 

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Women Working on Mars from JPL:

Science and Engineering on the Red Planet
Featuring a panel of women working in Mars Exploration at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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Join the Webcast


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