The theme of this year’s Earth Science Week, “Understanding Climate,” promotes scientific understanding of the timely and vital topic of Earth’s climate. NASA resources and activities will be available to educators and students before, during and after this special week, which takes place Oct. 11-17:
* Tides of Change: A five-part video series on the connection between ocean and climate will be posted during Earth Science Week at http://climate.nasa.gov
* NASA’s Digital Learning Network (http://dln.nasa.gov) will host an Oct. 14 webcast with NASA oceanographers Marcianna Delaney and Gene Feldman on ocean science discoveries and careers
* NASA has contributed several items included in an Earth Science Week educator kit. To order a kit, visit http://www.earthsciweek.org/
* http://climate.nasa.gov/ will be a one-stop shop for NASA Earth Science Week education resources related to understanding climate.