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Committee Meetings

The Education Committee's Monthly call is on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 3:00 PM Eastern.
Upcoming Meeting: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 3:00 PM Eastern

To join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone, click:

Or, you can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (646) 749-3131 Access Code: 577-716-565

About ESIP's Education Committee

We are an all-volunteer open committee.

  • 2017 Leadership
    • Shelley Olds - Chair
    • LuAnn Dahlman - Vice Chair
  • Projects and plans for FY 2018
    • Out to Lunch Webinar Series: Out 2 Lunch Webinar Series
    • Computing! Computing in the Classroom initiative
    • Educator workshop @ ESIP Summer Meeting, July 2018 - theme Computing in the Classroom
    • Educator Workshop - proposed for 2018 Earth Educator's Rendezvous
    • Educator Workshop session: Got a Drone? Try This! @ NSTA 2017 Milwaukee Area Conference

Past Education Committee Leadership

Charge to ESIP Education Committee

The committee's purpose is to promote the use of Earth science data, information, tools, and curricula available through the ESIP Federation among educators and learners. The committee's roles are:
  • To promote and facilitate the development and dissemination of educational products, information, and tools related to Earth and Space Sciences to a broad user community using the wealth of data and expertise available in the ESIP Federation
  • To promote and facilitate the collaboration of ESIP members to develop educational applications of Earth science data products, information, and tools
  • To provide a central organization for ESIP Federation educational materials to facilitate and standardize dissemination/distribution
  • To develop collaborative relationships with other organizations involved in educational activities

Get Involved

Current Projects

Out 2 Lunch Webinar Series

10 minute demonstrations of cool Earth Science data tools or resources.

Exploration of Coding "book-club"

ESIP Education Committee is starting a book club-style exploration of coding. The purpose is to explore the hype behind Hour of Code and other coding projects (Girls who code, etc) to find something we might harness as content for ESIP education workshops.

Every other week, following our Out2Lunch presentations, we'll spend ~45 minutes discussing what we've learned from the week's assignment. Our first session will be this Wednesday, Nov 1, immediately following the Out2Lunch presentation. We'll continue meeting for as long (or short) as it seems useful.

Drones in STEM

Upcoming Workshops

Educator Workshop session: Got a Drone? Try This! @ NSTA 2017 Milwaukee Area Conference
Thursday, November 9 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wisconsin Center, Ballroom D
Presenter: Margaret Mooney (University of Wisconsin-Madison: Madison, WI)

Previous Workshops

Albuquerque, NM
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:30am-11:30am, July 17-19, 2017
Workshop resources: [2017 Drones in STEM]
Bloomington, IN
Thursday Jul 27, 2017
Workshop resources available on Figshare: [Drones, Data and The Great American Eclipse Teacher Workshop 2017]


Archived Education Resources including conference posters and presentations, past initiatives, etc
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