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Welcome to the Summer Meeting for the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)! The 2017 theme is Strengthening Ties Between Observations and User Communities. The theme is based on one of the goals in the 2015 - 2020 ESIP Strategic Plan, which provides a framework for ESIP’s activities over the next three years.
  • Check out the full 2017 Summer Meeting Guide here -> http://bit.ly/ESIP_Sum_Guide_2017
  • Find a map if the Indiana Memorial Union HERE.
  • There will be lots going on in Slack during the meeting, find your invite HERE. #summer_mtg

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Thursday, July 27 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Educators Workshop: Drones, Data and The Great American Eclipse

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Fifteen regional educators will join the ESIP education community at this exciting 1-day workshop. Participating teachers will receive a recreational drone, learn about several data-related activities within the ESIP community, and the August 2017 Eclipse. This full day workshop will take place on Thursday July 27th, the agenda follows:

8:30- Welcome, Introductions, ESIP Overview - Shelley Olds, ESIP Education Chair
9:00- NOAA Data in the Classroom - June Teisan
10:00- Using Mapping Tools to work with Natural Hazards Data- Robert Downs
10:30 - break
11:00- Getting the Most out of GOES-16 Data - Margaret Mooney
11:30- The Great American Eclipse* - Pat Reiff
12:00- Eclipse Outdoor Activities
12:30- LUNCH
1:30 - Drone workshop - Flight basics - Shelley Olds & LuAnn Dahlman
2:00 - Practicing controlled flight
2:30 - Taking photos and videos with your drone
3:00 - Try out an activity
3:30 - Break
4:00 - About sensors
4:30 - Develop action plans
5:00 - Evaluation and wrap-up
5:30 - Adjourn

Workshop Materials

http://wiki.esipfed.org/index.php/Education/2017edworkshop

*everyone is welcome

Speakers | Moderators
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LuAnn Dahlman

Science Writer and Editor, NOAA Climate Program Office
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Shelley Olds

Science Education Specialist, UNAVCO
Data visualization tools, drones and STEM, 3-D imaging (structure from motion), human dimensions of natural hazards, disaster risk reduction (DRR), resilience building.


Thursday July 27, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
7 - Whittenberger Auditorium 900 E 7th St, Bloomington, IN 47405

Attendees (12)