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July 2014 Newsletter


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Summertime is upon us (for those of us in the northern hemisphere!).  I hope you are enjoying a pleasant break, with a chance to get out and see some beautiful sights that remind us of why we do what we do!

Upcoming web seminars include (all offered at 7-8 pm Eastern):

  • July 2 - Using Authentic Data for Space Science Education
  • July 23 - Using Freeware for Analysis in Space Science Education

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As you start getting ready for the fall semester, you might consider looking into our course management tools available for Windows to the Universe Educator Members including course web-pages, quizzes, assignment upload and download, and more! 

Now that you might have a chance to read something in peace, perhaps this is a good time to direct your attention to the free issues of the National Earth Science Teacher's Association's quarterly journal, The Earth Scientist

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