The hour-long video chat begins at noon EDT on Oct 5, 2011. You do not need to be a participant of the NASA Explorer Schools project to participate in the chat.
For background information about Curiosity, visit http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/msl/index.html.
Watch a live Curiosity Cam video feed to observe NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover being assembled in a clean room at JPL. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/msl/building_curiosity.html
To learn more about NES, please visit the http://www.explorerschools.nasa.gov website.
For more information about this NES live video chat, visit http://www.nasa.gov/offices/education/programs/national/nes2/home/younse-chat.html.