Sun-Earth Days 2013

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Goddard Space Flight Center

Sun-Earth Days 2013

Sun-Earth Days Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the audience?
The Sun-Earth Days website has science education resources for K-12 teachers, informal educators from museums, parks, and community organizations, scientists, amateur astronomers, and others interested in learning more about our direct connection to our nearest star.
Who can host Sun-Earth Days events?
Sun-Earth Days events are hosted by a growing list of educators and scientists from schools, community groups, parks, planetariums and science centers from around the globe.
Is Sun-Earth Days' content and focus the same each year?
Each year the Sun-Earth Days program wraps a fresh new thematic approach around NASAs Sun-Earth Connection science, missions and cutting edge research.
What are the themes for past Sun-Earth Dayss?
Where can I find materials from previous themes/years?
Electronic materials from past Sun-Earth Days themes are still available within the archived sites listed above. Many of the printed materials can still be ordered while supplies last. Contact us for more information.
Why do I want to post an event in "Local Happenings"?
A new "Local Happenings" section will soon allow you to advertise an event in your school, museum, or park so that your neighbors, local amateur astronomy clubs, and reporters know about it. It's free publicity that may build partnerships across different groups.
Who can I contact for questions or comments?
We welcome you're feedback! Feel free to send your questions or comments to the appropriate member of the Sun-Earth Days Team


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