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Development Team (Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX)
Discover Earth: Hands-on Science Activities was developed by the Lunar and Planetary Institute's Explore program team in support of the Discover Earth travelling exhibition by the Space Science Institute's National Center for Interactive Learning
Module Development and Workshop Implementation
Dr. Stephanie Shipp
Web Development and Graphics
Thanks to Andrea Vaughn, coordinator of Central Library Youth Services at Brooklyn (N.Y.) Public Library, and the Public Library Association Virtual Symposium for reading game ideas.
Content and Education Review
Dr. Gil Compo, Research Scientist, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado , Boulder, CO
Dr. Sara Harris, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Canada
Dr. Walt Meier, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Beth Barrett, Louisville Public Library, Louisville, CO
Dr. Susan Buhr, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Tiffany Clendenin, Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library, Pagosa Springs, CO
Dr. Paul Dusenbery, National Center for Interactive Learning at the Space Science Institute, Boulder, CO
Deborah Morrison, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Karen Peterson, National Girls Collaborative Project, Lynnwood, WA
Appreciation is extended to the librarians who field tested the materials in their children's, youth, and teen programs.
Justin Barkley, TLL Temple Memorial Library, Diboll, TX
Sally Blevins, Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton, MT
Laura Goss, Adams County Library System, Gettysburg, PA
John Baek, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Vicky Ragan Coulon, Evaluation & Research Associates, Lynnwood, WA
Ginger Fitzhugh, Evaluation & Research Associates, Lynnwood, WA
Kate Haley Goldman, National Center for Interactive Learning at the Space Science Institute
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June 18, 2013