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Partner Highlight: Sun, Earth, Universe Exhibition and the Creation of Educational Alliances in Puerto Rico

April 27, 2021
Dr. Abniel Machín, Arecibo Observatory, Angel Ramos Foundation Science and Visitor Center, Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Exciting partnerships with the Arecibo Observatory including the recent installation of exhibits at Centro Criollo y Tecnológico del Caribe (C3Tec) located in Caguas, PR.
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Partner Highlight: Museums across the country celebrate Earth Day

April 8, 2021
Catherine McCarthy, Arizona State University
Museums across the country celebrated Earth Day 2021 virtually and in person.
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Partner Highlight: The Virgin Islands Children’s Museum Help Children Explore, Play and Discover at Home

April 8, 2021
Amber McCammon - Virgin Islands Children’s Museum, St. Thomas, VI
The Virgin Islands Children's Museum helps children explore and discover during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Partner Highlight: McWane Science Center's nanoscience, lasers and virtual Birmingham SCI Café

April 7, 2021
Jonah Cohen - McWane Science Center, Birmingham, AL
Partner Highlight from McWane Science Center in Birmingham, Alabama.
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Partner Highlight: 7th annual Nantucket Science Festival

April 7, 2021
Kim Botelho - Maria Mitchell Association, Nantucket, MA
Every March, since 2015, the Maria Mitchell Association (MMA) has joined forces with the Nantucket Community School (NCS) to offer an annual Science Festival loaded with hands-on activities for the entire family.
Square version of the JWST poster

Apply to host a NASA-supported Webb Space Telescope Community Event - applications due May 16, 2021

April 2, 2021
Catherine McCarthy
The James Webb Space Telescope (Webb) is scheduled to launch in October 2021, and NASA wants to help you celebrate this generational moment in our common exploration of the wider universe, through in-person or virtual events. Apply to be a NASA-supported Webb Space Telescope Community Events - application due May 16, 2021
NASA Innovates panel from "Mission: Control the Spread"

Partner Highlight: Space St. Croix brings content from “Mission: Control the Spread” exhibition to Hudson Area Public Library in Hudson, Wisconsin

March 31, 2021
Christina Leavell
Space St. Croix brings content from an exciting new exhibition showing how NASA research is assisting in efforts to control COVID-19 to the Hudson, WI area.
Mars Rover landing 2020 artist illustration

Partner Highlight: Museums Nationwide Celebrate NASA Mars Perseverance Landing!

March 3, 2021
Dean Frias, Arizona State University
Museums all over the United States celebrated the NASA Perseverance mission and landing with a variety of public engagement programs both in-person and online. Programs covered a variety of content focused on the science behind the mission, the engineering to land the mission, and past and future exploration on Mars.
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Partner Highlight: Virtual Outreach Best Practices from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Virtual Astronomy Days

March 2, 2021
Kari Wouk - North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh NC
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, NC held its 30th annual Astronomy Days event this January…virtually! Typically, Astronomy Days draws 14K-16K visitors over the two-day weekend event. With the pandemic, such a large event was an impossibility...
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Partner Highlight: tag! Children's Museum in St. Augustine, FL engages children through online videos

March 2, 2021
Michele Wiles, tag! Children's Museum, St. Augustine FL
Talk About Genius! At Home in a Digital World of Play and Learning In March of 2020 we faced the realities and challenges of the COVID Pandemic and its impact on our programming for children and families. We took stock...

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