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April 21, 2017 - Earthcast 2017 - Earth Day webcast. Please join us in the Live Studio

Earthcast 2017 - April 21st - TENTH Year!

It's our tenth year! The Earthbridges Community is happy to report that Earthcast, which is a live, global webcast that will take place on April 21, 2017, a (school) day before Earth Day. Earthcast17 will be our TENTH year that the Earthbridges community has been involved in the production of this event and we hope to build upon our successes of the past in many ways.

During previous Earthcasts, we have had contributions from people on different continents broadcasting in several different languages. We hope to continue participation from more people around the globe during the upcoming Earthcast. Additional information is available on the Earthcast wikispace. http://earthbridges.wikispaces.com/ Keep checking back for updates and to view the schedule to plan how you and your students can participate in this exciting event. Thank you for your support!

Earthbridges is part of the Worldbridges Community. http://worldbridges.net

 

Ways to Participate

You can participate on or before the day of the webcast (April 21, 2017)!   • Participate on the day by listening in the Live Studio and chat room.   • Leave a video message on our Flipgrid at https://flipgrid.com/earthcast.  • Create something to share during the live webcast. Contact earthbridges@gmail.com  • Webcast a live event to add to our day. Contact earthbridges@gmail.com to reserve a time slot. (We use Google Hangouts on Air.)   

Earthcast Echo - Webcasts During The Year

During the year, we will be webcasting live on various topics. Please join us by listening to the stream and participating in the chat room. (Past events are posted below.)In the past, we have interviewed Col. Joe Kittinger. He holds the record for the longest free fall from 19 miles! His height record was just broken. Students also interviewed Gregory Whitney, NASA, Flight Director. He is also a former student from our school, Rye Jr High School, in Rye, NH. (Sheila Adams - Webcaster)

Earthcast 2016

Earthcast 2016

#1 - Rye, NH students - Green Class

#2 - Rye, NH students - Yellow Class

DIY projects are at  http://afewshortcuts.com/2014/08/diy-pencil-box/#_a5y_p=3180541

#3 - Rye, NH students Open Session (Students are in other classes.)

#4 - Open Session (Not all students are available.)

#5 Earthcast - Rye Jr High Students - Red Class

#6 Earthcast - Rye Jr High Students - Blue Class


 

Highlights from Earthcast2015

SeaTrek - Mote High School Interns

 

Archive of Col. Kittinger with Rye, NH students.

 

 

(NOTE - Chatroom can pop out. Look for double rectangles on the top right corner.)

 

Col. Joseph Kittinger Interview with Rye Jr. High's 7th Graders

7th Grade students at Rye Jr. High School in Rye, NH, US, interviewed Col. Joseph Kittinger, retired Air Force colonel. He is well known for his record breaking jump from the stratosphere back in 1960. He has many accomplishments in the field of aviation including a test pilot, fighter pilot and balloonist which earned him a place in the National Aviation Hall of Fame. (http://www.nationalaviation.org/kittinger-jr-joseph-william/)

In 2012, he mentored Felix Baumgartner with his helium balloon jump from the stratosphere. 

Earthcast 2014

On April 22, 2014, the Earthbridges community webcasted live for several hours to recognize Earth Day. We had many people from around the globe who planned and contributed to this event we call, Earthcast.

The broadcast was divided into 6 parts.

Dr. Clyde Roper - Squid Researcher

The students from Rye Jr. High School (Rye, NH) spoke with Dr. Clyde Roper. Dr. Roper is a expert on squid and other cephalopods. He is well known for his research on the Giant Squid! Find out more about Dr. Roper, his work and, of course, squid!

The audio is available for download below.
14 MB

March 16, 2011 - Diving in Antarctica

Robin Ellwood, an 8th grade science teacher, discusses her 4 seasons working in Antarctica. She was a divemaster for group of researchers in the Dry Valleys. Her journals are available at http://ryejrhigh.org/ellwood

We will be webcasting on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 from 8:20-9:00; 9:00-9:45; 1:00-1:45; 1:45-2:30 EDT. (-4 GMT). Please join us in the chat room.

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