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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 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Educators Workshop: Drones, Data and The Great American Eclipse

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Fifteen to twenty 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- Distribute Drones, explore drone activities - Shelley Olds & LuAnn Dahlman
2:00- Hands-on Drone Activities (in small groups)
3:30- Break
4:00- Drones in the classroom
4:30- Discussion (design a eclipse drone activity?)
5:00- Evaluation and wrap-up
5:30 - Adjourn

*everyone is welcome

Speakers | Moderators
avatar for LuAnn Dahlman

LuAnn Dahlman

User Advocate, NOAA Climate Program Office
Editor, U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit. User Advocate for Climate Explorer and Climate Mapping for Resilience and Adaptation. Ask me about how Cooperative, Collaborative Community Science could enhance NOAA efforts with on-the-ground mapping of flooding.
avatar for Margaret Mooney

Margaret Mooney

Education Director, NOAA's Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies
avatar for Shelley Olds

Shelley Olds

Science Education Specialist, UNAVCO
Data visualization tools, Earth science education, human dimensions of natural hazards, disaster risk reduction (DRR), resilience building.

Thursday July 27, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm MDT
7 - Whittenberger Auditorium
  Whittenberger Auditorium, Workshop