As you may know, the Collaborative Summer Library Program's themes for 2012 are related to dreams and the night. Have you considered incorporating explorations of space science into your 2012 summer programs? If so, please post here to exchange ideas and plans with the 600+ members of our Explore! community!
We hope you will find everything you need to get started on the Explore! website (http://www.lpi.usra.edu/education/explore/)! (If not, please let us know!) We have complete modules of hands-on activities, resource lists, and facilitator background information on the following topics:
Jupiter's Family Secrets
Explore! Ice Worlds!
Mars: Inside and Out!
Health in Space
To the Moon and Beyond!
Keep in mind that your institution can be part of NASA's Year of the Solar System. You will be able to find out-of-classroom activities listed under "Organizations and Clubs." Download materials and logos to advertise your event at http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/yss/downloads.cfm. The themes are:
Jun/Jul 2012 Got Life?
August 2012 Discovering New Worlds