Cielo y Tierra Noticias del Mundo (Sky & Earth News of the World)

August 15th, 2007 - July 31st, 2011 | PROJECT

This project reached the underserved Hispanic audience with 200 ninety-second Earth and Sky programs in Spanish for broadcast on commercial and public radio stations, and longer programs (8-15 min.) with interviews with Hispanic scientists, teachers and writers who serve as role models for Hispanic young people. Programs were on the web site ith Spanish language science blogs, daily sky charts and links to other relevant Spanish and scientific web sites. Project partners included The Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists and the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science.

Project Website(s)

(no project website provided)

Project Products

An evaluation of the EarthSky en Español Facebook Page and short format videos

Team Members

William Britton, Principal Investigator, EarthSky Communications, Inc.
Erika Montero, Co-Principal Investigator, EarthSky Communications, Inc.


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: ISE/AISL
Award Number: 0639001
Funding Amount: 1315811


Access and Inclusion: English Language Learners | Ethnic | Racial | Hispanic | Latinx Communities
Audience: General Public
Discipline: General STEM | Space science
Resource Type: Project Descriptions
Environment Type: Broadcast Media | Media and Technology | Websites | Mobile Apps | Online Media