General Events

General events that may be of interest to PAESTA members.

Sun-Earth Days

"Sun-Earth Day is comprised of a series of programs and events that occur throughout the year culminating with a celebration on or near the Spring Equinox. Each year we wrap a fresh new thematic approach around Sun-Earth science while highlighting Heliophysics scientists, their missions, and research."

March 22, 2013

Solar Week

Interact live with solar scientists during Solar Week, March 18-22, 2013! Get answers to your questions about the Sun--click on "Ask a Question" at right.

Solar Week happens twice a year, approximately late March and mid-October.

March 18, 2013

Teaching About Clean Water through Art Contest

The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) has once again teamed up with the Philadelphia Water Department for its 14th annual Art Contest.  This year the theme is “Green City, Clean Waters.”  Hundreds of young artists in Philadelphia will be vying for prizes and accolades by creating artwork.  These will show others how to keep the water in our streams (and faucets) clean.  Teachers can win gift cards of $50 for supplies and $100 for their school by participating in the Green City, Clean Waters Art Contest!

March 1, 2013

NASA Earth Science Week

During October 14-20, 2012, NASA will introduce students of all ages to an incredible group of NASA Earth Explorers - from scientists and engineers, to multimedia producers, educators and writers. Under the theme 'Discovering Careers in the Earth Sciences' this year's Earth Science Week will focus on the stories of the many Earth Explorers who contribute to our understanding of the planet.

October 16, 2012

No Child Left Inside Day

No Child Left Inside Logo“No Child Left Inside” Day — NCLI Day, for short — originated in 2008 to urge young people outdoors, where they could explore Earth science firsthand. The first NCLI Day was held on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, during Earth Science Week, an annual celebration of the geosciences organized by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) since 1998.

October 16, 2013