This page provides information on regularly occurring events and milestone events hosted by the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE), and featured presentations by Center staff at events hosted by other organizations.

If you have arrived at this page from an external link, we invite you to also visit our Home page, the Our Programs page, and the other pages on this website.

Events, with links to program descirption pages, are listed below.

Milestone Events

Student Scientists Connect with ISS Astronauts
Webcast, November 15, 2012

This live video-conference with 10,000 student participants across the U.S. and Canada, and its simultaneous webcast by NASA TV and the Smithsonian for classrooms everywhere, is sponsored by the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education, NASA, and the U.S. Department of Education.
Go to Program Description 


Regularly Scheduled Events

NCESSE’s 2012 Family Science Nights at the
Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum

The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education, in partnership with the Museum’s Education Division, expects to conduct between 4 and 8 family evenings at the Museum for Winter/Spring 2012.
Go to Program Schedule


Weekly #scichat on Twitter

#scichat is a live weekly get-together on Twitter where a planet-wide community of teachers of science share their thoughts and experiences. It is a place where we can discuss science education in the classroom, and the state of science education at the school district, state, and national levels.
coming soon


Featured Presentations by NCESSE Staff

Staff of the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education and the Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Space Education routinely conduct keynote and general session addresses at conferences, conduct family and public programming to large audiences, and give colloquia at colleges and universities. Visit the staff of the NCESSE, and explore feature presentations on the pages below.

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2013 Featured Presentations page
2012 Featured Presentations page
2011 Featured Presentations page