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ECLIPSE 2017 RESOURCE PAGE

SOLAR ECLIPSE CONFERENCE: AUGUST 21-22

AAS Solar Eclipse Conference Page

9:30 - 9:45 Shadia Habbal: Scientific impetus for eclipse observations

9:45 - 10:00 Matt Penn: Research, Education & Public outreach for 2017
mpenn@nso.edu
Citizen CATE Experiment 

http://www.noao.edu/noao/staff/mpenn/eclise2017.html

10:00 - 10: 15 Coffee Break
Chair: Matt Penn
10:15 - 10: 30 Kelly Korreck: EUV eclipse observations from a rocket


10:30 - 10:45 Jennna Samra: Airborne Infrared Spectrograph for Eclipse Observations


10:45 - 11:15 Michael Bakich: Think Big

Michael's Blog posts

25 Facts You Should Know About the 2017 Eclipse

http://cs.astronomy.com/asy/b/astronomy/archive/2014/08/05/25-facts-you-should-know-about-the-august-21-2017-total-solar-eclipse.aspx

Why Missouri Should Make August 21st a State Holiday

http://cs.astronomy.com/asy/b/astronomy/archive/2014/07/07/10-reasons-missouri-should-make-august-21-2017-a-state-holiday.aspx


11:15 - 11:30 Tyler Nordgren: See the Shadow in America's National Parks

http://www.tylernordgren.com

http://www.rainbowsymphony.com


11:30 - 11:45 George Sims: Citizen science eclipse weather project

Data For Project
http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/~z3318051/faroe/

11:45 - 12:00 Carolyn Ng: NASA framework

12:00 - 14:00 GROUP PHOTO

Chair: Shadia Habbal

14:00 - 14:15 Trae Winter: Smithsonian Efforts

https://www.facebook.com/SolarPhysicsEPO
http://www.eclipsemegamovie.org/

http://spd.aas.org/navbar_edout.html


14:15 - 14:30 Andrew Fraknoi: ASP conference sessions on the eclipse

The Educational Programs of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific:
http://www.astrosociety.org/education/programs/


14:30 - 14:45 David Dunham: Plans of IOTA for the 2017 eclipse

IOTA home page
http://occultations.org


14:45 - 15:00 Richard Gelderman: Plans for Kentucky

 


15:00 - 15:15 Mark Jones: Public viewing


15:45 - 16:00 Donald Ficken: Organized Activities

Planning an event

Expert for resource

approving material for schools

Target Audience:

Local gov

National gov

K-12      - teachers    -Teacher Resource Day -

Higher Ed

General public

Libraries

Local Government

Seniors

Correctional Facilities

Churches

Media News media, entertainment media

Police and other protective services 

Mythbusters!

Toolkits  Viewing instructions, history and background information, multiple disciplinarity, equipment, birthday, children born during the eclipse, activities before during and after

Unified Message    --    Motto, Credentials, single website for webcasts, french, spanish, art contests, celebrities, Opthamologists, relationships with other societies, medical, etc outside of astronomy, proclamations, debunking pseudoscience, watch for doomsday organizations,

National Lunch Break, National Holiday, State Holiday,

Fundraising/sponsors

postage stamps, license plate, commemorative coins

Submit your event, list your event, results

National Directory

Narrative

Traffic before and after

Cross jurisdictional boundaries

Vending, food, sales, portapotties

Post listing of scientific results

smartphone app for data

Missouri or other State Fairs

What can Astronomy Magazine Do for You? panel

Speakers bureau, call for papers, people who will be available,

training for scientists to speak to the public...

astronomy ambassadors... aas and asp

What comes next !!

twitter, facebook, hashtags, weather channel,

postcard for eclipse advertising

utility company to stuff bills

magazines with inserts, local grocery stores, sponsorship of the arts, contests,

hospitality organizations, hotel chains...


16:00 - 16:45 Break out into 4- 5 discussion groups, identify topics,
identify group leaders + note takers

16:45 - 17:30 Regroup: Share outcomes from the 4-5 groups

17:30 Adjourn for dinner

17:30, 17:50 Bus pickups for dinner

 

Friday, 22 August

9:00 - 9:15 Discuss plans for the day

15:30 - 15:45 David Makepeace: Documentary project

9:15 - 9:30 G. Sims: Documentary presentation

9:30 - 10:00 Working groups summarize their tasks and outcomes

10:00 - 10:15 Coffee Break

10:15 - 11:15 Working groups continue their activities

11:15 - 12:00 Share outcomes from working groups

12:00 -13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 14:00 Summary of working group discussions

14:00 - 15:00 Plans of action: outreach, information, fundraising, website, …Next workshop

15:00 Adjourn

 

 

 

GROUP 6

LOCAL AND NATIONAL EVENTS

KELLY KORRECK
JUSTIN OELGOETZ
STEVEN WILLIAMS
LARRY STEVENS
MICHAEL BAKICH
JAMES SMALL
ROBERT BAER
JACQUELINE BEUCHER

NATIONAL EVENTS

  • Parks/NSF/NOAA/USGS
  • Chasing feeds across the country
  • NPT/PBS
  • NASA – like webcast
  • Coordinated drive in or movie theater
  • Clearinghouse for events
  • Citizen science projects/science projects  (megamovie)
  • Weather channel or other national broadcasts
  • AL and Night Sky Network
  • NASA TV/C-SPAN
  • Educational content contributions
  • Internet technical
  • TV broadcasts

 

LOCAL EVENTS

  • College and HS stadiums
  • Local Astronomy groups
  • Towns
  • MLB pre-game events
  • Observatories
  • Science Centers
  • Science Cafes
  • TV local stations

Other large venues such as parks and state fairgrounds

Support for local events

1. Guide for hosting events
2. Content packet for viewing events
2. Youtube videos/powerpoint presentations
2. Training/workshops for local people and schools
3. List types of events (public, kids, science, photography, citizen science, etc)
3. Calendar of events
4. Web feeds
Presentation/talks/videos for events

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL LINKS

Great American Eclipse
http://www.greatamericaneclipse.com

Dan McGlaun
http://www.eclipse2017.org

Larry Koehn
http://www.ShadowandSubstance.com

Megan McConachie: Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau
http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com

Douglas Duncan Home Page
http://casa.colorado.edu/~dduncan

The page's " past eclipses" link has the videos with great audio from the 1991 and 99 eclipses. (both PG and R rated versions!)
The 2017 eclipse link is to the program I am running in Grand Teton.

 

 


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