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Thanks Peter!


Vince Gonillo
Executive Director of Technology 
Chittenden Central Supervisory Union
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>>> "Drescher, Peter" <[log in to unmask]> 02/12/09 1:56 PM >>>
Sounds cool... just passing it along...

Peter Drescher
Education Technology Coordinator
Vermont Department of Education
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From: Gaddis, Stephanie D. (MSFC-NNM04AA02C)[SAIC] [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Monday, February 09, 2009 11:48 AM
Subject: NASA Education Unveils New Do-It-Yourself Podcast Activity



NASA Education is excited to introduce the Do-It-Yourself Podcast activity in the For Educators section of NASA.gov. Students can preview and download audio and video clips of astronauts performing work in space and on the ground. They can then use these clips to build their own podcast or similar audio/video project.

Learning modules on the DIY Podcast page will be categorized by topic to assist students with creating projects about a subject of interest. Each subject module includes video and audio clips, images, helpful information and links to related resources. A variety of audio and video clips will be provided to enhance flexibility and creativity. Students can create video or audio projects using free or inexpensive software on Windows or Macintosh computers.

Educators and their students are encouraged to distribute their NASA projects through podcasts, social networks, Web sites, CDs, DVDs or other channels that they may choose.

The Do-It-Yourself Podcast Blog will keep users posted on the latest updates. Tips and suggestions for incorporating the DIY Podcast into the classroom and updates on when new topic modules are available will be posted regularly. Use the Comments feature of the blog to share ideas and experiences with other teachers and students.

To learn more and to start making podcasts, visit http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/diypodcast/index.html .

For answers to questions about this activity, please contact Deana Nunley at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.

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