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The Great Mars Debate

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February 5 - February 9, 2001

Forum 2/5 - 2/9
Live Webcast 2/9 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET



[Educational Objectives and Standards]

[Supporting Educational Material]

[How to Participate]


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See the Video Interviews NOW!

Join the Webcast - Feb. 9, 2001 10:00 AM PST




Join the Webcast

Interactive Webcast, Friday, 2/9/01
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET.

Please review the webcast directions prior to the event.
You may need to download RealPlayer and test the technologies - so prepare ahead!

Featured Expert Title Participation Background / Additional Resources
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Young Women of NASA Advisory Council reporter Video interviews

Webcast hostess

Bonnie gives an overview of her role in this event with a brief video interview. She also conducts interviews of the scientists at the conference which are available on the event pages as supporting resources. Bonnie will also be our hostess during the live interactive webcast. Specific information on her work with the Advisory Council can be found here.
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Mary Urquhart
National Research Council Postdoctoral Associate working in the Center for Mars Exploration Webcast Scientist / Expert Mary's research involves modeling reactions between martian rock and hot water that can produce new types of rock. She has her own K-12 On-Line Education Outreach project which includes several sets of classroom-tested, standards-based materials on Mars, Physics, Saturn, Solar System, and Comets. You can also download a Career Fact Sheet on Mary. She will be a featured expert in our webcast.
Dr. Virgina Gullick Principal Investigator Webcast Scientist/Expert Dr. Gullick is a SETI Institute Principal Investigator. They are part of The Center for Life in the Universe Studies and collaborate with NASA. More information about her work can be found on the SETI pages.
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Dr. Nathalie Cabrol
Mars Scientist Webcast Scientist/ Expert Dr. Cabrol is a Principal Investigator at the SETI Institute Center for Life in the Universe and a Mars Scientist at Ames Research Center. She is a planetary geologist who studies paleolakes on Mars. She participated to the 2003 Mars Exploration Rovers Landing Site Workshop.

Questions and comments about this event can be sent to: tkrieg@quest.arc.nasa.gov


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