SciStarter Volunteer Ambassador Global Launch Party: Open to everyone

Learn about this new program’s goals and how to apply to become a trained volunteer to facilitate introductions to SciStarter and citizen science at a library near you! The SciStarter Ambassador Program is a volunteer training program designed for individuals from diverse backgrounds and experience levels who want to introduce SciStarter and citizen science to … Read more

Create Your Own Astronomy Masterpiece to Inspire and Engage

Join Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA and educators from the MicroObservatory Robotic Telescope Network in this interactive webinar! Learn how to remotely control a real telescope and create stunning astrophoto masterpieces using a simple image enhancement tool used by astronomers. Designed specifically for facilitators to include engaging digital and hands-on activities, this empowering event is … Read more

2024 Registration: NSF DRK-12 Solicitation (23-596) Office Hours

Join one (or both) of the upcoming office hour-style webinars for an opportunity to interact with NSF program officers and get answers to your questions regarding the DRK-12 Solicitation 23-596 and the proposal process. These webinars are designed to offer participants direct access to program officers, providing valuable insights and guidance. Office Hours: Tuesday, July … Read more

Leveraging Digital Tools To Promote Access To Collections

Museums, historic houses, and living history sites seek innovative ways to expand outreach while connecting audiences to their collections. This was especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic years. This webinar explores how the McFaddin-Ward House Museum in Beaumont, Texas leveraged digital tools during the pandemic and beyond when the historic house was closed to the … Read more

ASTC 2024 Accessibility and Conference Presentations Webinar

Join ASTC staff members Naomi Wallace, Daniel Bateman, and Kelly Tang in a webinar that will provide: an introduction to ASTC’s Digital Accessibility Toolkit and suggestions for effective conference presentations. Receive resources, ask questions, and get excited to be a presenter at ASTC 2024. Learn more and register.

Exploring Auroras: the Science, the Art, and Participatory Science

Delve into the beautiful phenomenon of the Northern and Southern Lights! NASA@ My Library/STAR Net is joined by Dr. Elizabeth MacDonald and Laura Edson of Aurorasaurus: a participatory science project that uses web reports to map auroras. Learn more about aurora science, get an introduction to the Aurorasaurus project, create your own aurora chalk art, … Read more

Caretakers of Wonder Virtual Summit

Attend a free, online event featuring experts in climate education, early childhood psychology, museum leadership, and equity. Learn about how museums can help foster resilient, caring, and hopeful young children in the age of climate change. You can attend as many—or few—sessions as you like. Learn more and register.

YOU Belong in STEM: Supporting Women and Girls of Color in STEM

Join the U.S. Department of Education to learn from student voices and experts in the field, offering educators, parents, and policymakers concrete strategies to address the challenges and opportunities to support women and girls of color to excel in STEM pathways and careers. The webinar will feature the STEM experiences of three young women of … Read more

NSF ITEST Solicitation Program Officer Office Hours

Join STELAR as they host NSF Program Officers for a series of informational office hours in June and July. The entire hour of each session will be spent addressing general questions from proposal writers in an informal, Q&A style discussion. Sessions will focus on either general proposal questions, or questions specific to the ITEST Scaling … Read more

Access is Love: Showing Who is Valued Via Accessible Presentations

Designing your presentations for increased accessibility is crucial to supporting diverse audiences with varying needs. It signals who is valued in the space. As disability activist-scholars Alice Wong, Mia Mingus, and Sandy Ho remind us, access is love. In this free webinar led by Lisette Torres-Gerald, REVISE Center PI, we will explore accessibility and best … Read more