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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)

Space Shuttle Discovery Launch (Almost) Part 1 of 2

150 people were chosen around the world to participate in NASA's Tweetup at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. I was one lucky participant. Two full days of activities were planned for us that culminated in the launch of STS-133, Discovery space shuttle. Unfortunately, there were delays for several days and eventually it was postponed until November 30, 2010 (4 am). Although we didn't see the launch, we did get to see and do things at KSC that most people don't.

Earthcast 2010, Hour#11 - Vance & the Women Students of UAE's Petroleum Institute

Earthcast 2010 Hour #11
Women from  the UAE's Petroleum Institute 

42:54 minutes (19.64 MB)

Earthcast 2010, Hour#1 - Keynote with Jason Czarnezki

Earthcast 2010 Keynote 
Jason Czarneki
"Climate Policy and US-China Relations"

Chat Log Below

Learn more about Jason and his family's experience in China by reading their "Vermont 2 China" blog.


61:29 minutes (28.15 MB)

What is Earthcast Flyer

What is Earthcast? Take a look at the embedded document for the FAQ's on this upcoming event.

Be sure to tune in live for 24 hours starting at 0 GMT on 22 April, 2010 (Earth Day!!!

A shout out to Earthcast Team member Lisa Durff for creating this resource document.

 

What is Earthcast

Earth Day 2010 by Carolyn Stanley

via youtube.com

Carolyn Stanley created a wonderful short digital story about the many environmentally friendly things that she and her husband do around the house.

Thanks to Carolyn for contributing this video response to our original YouTube Challenge from a few months ago!

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