http://explorerschools.nasa.gov/
<ul><li>Competitive Application Process </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 50 schools accepted each year </li></ul><ul><li>3 year pro...
http://zerog.jsc.nasa.gov/
Weightless Wonder Process <ul><li>Began Application August </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline 2 nd  week of September </li></ul><u...
Challenges for The Project <ul><li>Multiple schedules </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple locations </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple draf...
Solution = Google Docs <ul><li>Access from multiple locations </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative  </li></ul><ul><li>Ability t...
Google Docs
Google Docs <ul><li>Publish Multiple Ways </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Unique url </li></ul><ul><li>Save as M...
Sharing The Experience
Sharing The Experience <ul><li>Easy Access </li></ul><ul><li>Journaling </li></ul><ul><li>Low Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Colla...
http://zerogteam.blogspot.com
http://www.flickr.com
 
Overview <ul><li>Six Experiments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hula Hoop on the arm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can you Hula Hoop <...
Overview <ul><li>Collect Video Data for 1G (Earth Gravity)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Collect Video Data at 0G (Weightless Wonder)...
 
 
 
References <ul><li>Sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NASA Explorer Schools  http://explorerschools.nasa.gov/ </li></ul></ul><ul>...
References Works Cited Factoryjoe. &quot;Blogger beta on Flickr - Photo Sharing!.&quot;  Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing...
References Software Used OpenOffice.org Impress  http://www.openoffice.org/ Picasa  http://picasa.google.com/ SnagIt  http...
 
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Presentation I gave for Discovery Education. It was the final EdTechConnect webinar http://www.denblogs.com/discovery_educator_networ/2007/05/last_edtechconn.html

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  1. 2. http://explorerschools.nasa.gov/
  2. 3. <ul><li>Competitive Application Process </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 50 schools accepted each year </li></ul><ul><li>3 year program </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Access to NASA personnel and programs </li></ul><ul><li>Learning opportunities </li></ul>
  3. 4. http://zerog.jsc.nasa.gov/
  4. 5. Weightless Wonder Process <ul><li>Began Application August </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline 2 nd week of September </li></ul><ul><li>Announcement October </li></ul><ul><li>Then the work began... </li></ul>
  5. 6. Challenges for The Project <ul><li>Multiple schedules </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple locations </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple drafts </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple parts to the document </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Distributions </li></ul>
  6. 7. Solution = Google Docs <ul><li>Access from multiple locations </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to publish and share to a wide audience </li></ul>http://docs.google.com
  7. 8. Google Docs
  8. 9. Google Docs <ul><li>Publish Multiple Ways </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Unique url </li></ul><ul><li>Save as MS Word, OpenOffice, PDF and more </li></ul>
  9. 10. Sharing The Experience
  10. 11. Sharing The Experience <ul><li>Easy Access </li></ul><ul><li>Journaling </li></ul><ul><li>Low Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Expandability </li></ul>http://video.yahoo.com/ http://www.blogger.com http://www.flickr.com
  11. 12. http://zerogteam.blogspot.com
  12. 13. http://www.flickr.com
  13. 15. Overview <ul><li>Six Experiments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hula Hoop on the arm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can you Hula Hoop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gyroscopic Spin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jump rope with the Hula Hoop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Throw a Frisbee at a target </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drop a Frisbee from your head and catch behind your back </li></ul></ul>
  14. 16. Overview <ul><li>Collect Video Data for 1G (Earth Gravity)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Collect Video Data at 0G (Weightless Wonder)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Compare The Data </li></ul><ul><li>Present The Results </li></ul>
  15. 20. References <ul><li>Sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NASA Explorer Schools http://explorerschools.nasa.gov/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NASA Zero Gravity Experiments http://zerog.jsc.nasa.gov/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Docs http://docs.google.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogger http://www.blogger.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr http://www.flickr.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo Videos http://video.yahoo.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bibme http://bibme.org </li></ul></ul>
  16. 21. References Works Cited Factoryjoe. &quot;Blogger beta on Flickr - Photo Sharing!.&quot; Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing . 16 Aug 2006. 19 May 2007 http://www.flickr.com/photos/factoryjoe/217116319/ . Glango. &quot;yahoo_video on Flickr - Photo Sharing!.&quot; Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing . 2 Jun 2006. 19 May 2007 http://www.flickr.com/photos/whitestripes/158632369/ . Reder. &quot;Flickr Gamma on Flickr - Photo Sharing!.&quot; Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing . 16 May 2006. 19 May 2007 http://www.flickr.com/photos/azureluv/148839544/ . Created at www.bibme.org
  17. 22. References Software Used OpenOffice.org Impress http://www.openoffice.org/ Picasa http://picasa.google.com/ SnagIt http://www.techsmith.com/snagit.asp

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