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Web Seminars


Windows to the Universe and NESTA offer occasional web seminars on a variety of topics in Earth and space science. See the table below for upcoming web seminars - click on the registration link to register for these events in advance. We post web seminar registration links about 1 month in advance of the web seminar.  If you don't see a link available now for a web seminar at a later date, check back a bit closer to the event to register.  After the web seminar is over, you can click on the View Webinar link for each event to listen to the recorded web seminar on your computer.


Upcoming Webinars

Date/TimeTitle/PresentersRegistration
8/27/2014, 7-8 pm Eastern Distances in Space and How We Know Them - Ardis Herrold and Dr. Roberta Johnson Register
9/9/2014, 7-8 pm Eastern Comets, Dwarf Planets, and Asteroids - Ardis Herrold and Dr. Roberta Johnson  
9/24/2014, 7-8 pm Eastern Tides and Orbital Motions of the Earth-Moon System - Ardis Herrold and Dr. Roberta Johnson  

Past Webinars

Please note: The videos are best viewed using Chrome or Firefox on Windows or Safari on Mac.

Date/TimeTitle/PresentersView WebinarPowerpoint (members only - Join now!)
7/23/2014 Using Freeware for Analysis in Space Science Education - Ardis Herrold and Dr. Roberta Johnson View Powerpoint
7/2/2014 Using Authentic Data for Space Science Education - Ardis Herrold and Dr. Roberta Johnson View Powerpoint
6/10/2014 The NGSS, Space and Planetary Science and Astronomy - Ardis Herrold and Dr. Roberta Johnson View Powerpoint
5/21/2014 The Universe - Ardis Herrold and Dr. Roberta Johnson View Powerpoint
4/30/2014 Galaxies - Ardis Herrold and Dr. Roberta Johnson View Powerpoint
4/9/2014 The Sun and Space Weather - Ardis Herrold and Dr. Roberta Johnson View Powerpoint
10/23/2013 The Sun and Space Weather - The Sun: Energy for Our Earth System - Dr. C. Alex Young (NASA), Dr. Roberta Johnson (NESTA/W2U/University at Albany), and Rachel Gesserman (NOVA) View  
10/16/2013 Mapping Our World: Celebrating National Earth Science Week - Jenelle Hopkins (Centennial High School), Dr. Chad Heinzel (Univ. of Northern Iowa), Kate Soriano (Liberty Science Center), and Rachel Gesserman (NOVA) View  
9/11/2013 Clouds, Precipitation, and Our Earth System - Dr. Stephen Nesbitt (Univ. Illinois), Missy Holzer (NESTA President), and Rachel Gesserman (NOVA) View  

Climate Change Web Seminar Archive

Last modified July 28, 2014 by Julia Genyuk.

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Windows to the Universe, a project of the National Earth Science Teachers Association, is sponsored in part by the National Science Foundation and NASA, our Founding Partners (the American Geophysical Union and American Geosciences Institute) as well as through Institutional, Contributing, and Affiliate Partners, individual memberships and generous donors. Thank you for your support! NASA AGU AGI NSF