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Title

Our Sun - The Star of Classroom Activities and Public Outreach Events

Document Type

Contribution to Book

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Multiwavelength Observations of Coronal Structure and Dynamics

Editor

P.C.H, Martens, D. Cauffman

Publisher

Elsevier Science

Publication Date

2002

First Page

119

Last Page

120

Abstract

We showcase RHESSI (Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager) EPO (Education and Public Outreach) resources developed at the University of California in Berkeley (UCB and the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), and STEREO IMPACT Instrument EPO. Both projects are supported by the SEGway program infrastructure at UCB. SEGway is a national consortium of science museums, research institutions, and educators who work together to present the latest space science research for students, educators, and the general public and is an on-line educational resource center, adapting space science research and information for the benefit of broad audiences using web-based learning technologies. The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), a SEGway collaborator, has functioned as a test bed for newly developed on-line lessons, establishing valuable local relationships with teachers, students and administrators who provide input, feedback, and evaluation.

Comments

Originally published by Elsevier. Chapter fulltext available through remote link.

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