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Calendar of NASA Quest Events

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Tuesday,
September 18

10-11:30 AM Pacific
1-2:30 PM Eastern
17-18:30 GMT

 

astrobiology contentGrades 3-8

"Mysteries of Microbes: Fascinating Fieldwork"- Preparing for Fieldwork
First in a 3-part series hosted by Quest and National Astrobiology Institute

Students will engage in an investigation (lesson) that can be conducted at home or at school between webcasts. We encourage students to post and share their findings via forum with their peers world-wide.
See Background Information
Read Expert Tori Hoehler's bio.
View the Archive

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September 18 through
November 15

10-11:00 AM Pacific 1-2:00 PM Eastern
17-18:00 GMT

 

astrobiology contentGrades 3-8
"Mysteries of Microbes: Fascinating Fieldwork" - Classroom Fieldwork

This forum will provide students an opportunity to engage in an investigation (Building a Winogradsky Column) that can be conducted at home or at school between webcasts. Students may share and compare their findings with their peers about each phase of the scientific inquiry process.
See the video to help set up your Winogradsky Column

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Thursday,
September 20

10:00-11:30 AM Pacific
1:00-2:30 PM Eastern
1700-1830 GMT

space contentGrades K-12
ISS - A Home in Microgravity:
Living in Space Begins on Earth

Learn how NASA is using plants and microbial systems to develop life support for long-duration space flight. Look into the ecological research at KSC designed to protect the environment.
More information
Due to technical difficulties we were unable to archive this event.

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Tuesday,
September 25

10-11:30 AM Pacific 1-2:30 PM Eastern
17-18:30 GMT

 

astrobiology contentGrades 3-8

"Mysteries of Microbes: Fascinating Fieldwork"- Doing Fieldwork.
Second in a 3-part series hosted by Quest and National Astrobiology Institute

Students will engage in an investigation (lesson) that can be conducted at home or at school between webcasts. We encourage students to post and share their findings via forum with their peers world-wide.
See Background Information
Read Expert Dr. David Des Marais' bio.
View the archive

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Wednesday,
September 26

10:00-11:00 AM Pacific
1:00-2:00 PM Eastern
1700-1800 GMT

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Living in Space Begins on Earth

Expert Greg Goins will discuss how important plants are in achieving a successful trip to far away planets in our solar system.
For more information on the series
Read Greg Goins' bio
Read the Archive

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Thursday,
September 27

10:00-11:00 AM Pacific
1:00-2:00 PM Eastern
1700-1800 GMT

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Living in Space Begins on Earth

Expert Carlton Hall will explain why it's important to protect our endangered plants and animals at KSC. Join Carlton in the chat room to discuss a very important resource, our planet Earth!
For more information on the series
Read Carlton Hall's bio
Read the Archive

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