Tech Tool of the Month: GeoFS Flight Simulator – Part 2

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In Part 1 of this blog, we introduced you to the GeoFS flight simulator and discussed applying the SAMR Model and the Triple E Framework using GeoFS in your lessons. GeoFS is a free online flight simulator with an open-source platform to render the global landscapes you can fly over. The free tool will work … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: GeoFS Flight Simulator – Part 1

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GeoFS is a free online flight simulator with an open-source platform to render the global landscapes you can fly over. The free tool will work on any device with a web browser (including Chromebooks). Control the aircraft (or hot air balloon) using a mouse, joystick, or keyboard control buttons. Users can choose the destination of … read more »


Let’s Celebrate Water Quality Month!

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Each August, we celebrate Water Quality Month, dedicated to preserving and maximizing freshwater resources worldwide. The genesis of this observation began after the passage of two critical acts in 1972 and 1974 – the Clean Water Act and the Safe Drinking Water Act. However, there is no need to observe a designated observation to realize … read more »


5 Out-of-This-World Resources From NASA

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Space Exploration Day is celebrated annually on July 20. It commemorates the first landing of the Eagle lunar module on the moon’s Sea of Tranquility. NASA’s contributions to exploring our world continue toward discovering new and exciting places in our universe. We often talk about using primary sources in classrooms to promote student understanding of content—and what … read more »


Sally Ride, Women in STEM, and Tips for Creating a Successful Biography Unit

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“I did not come to NASA to make history.” Sally Ride She may not have come to make history, but she certainly did. May 26 is Sally Ride Day, celebrated on the anniversary of her birth in 1951. Most of us recognize Sally Ride as the first American woman to go to space. Her first … read more »