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Become a JASON National Argonaut today! Become a JASON National Argonaut today!
JASON is seeking a diverse, creative, and adventurous group of students and educators to become Argonauts and explore oceanography! Apply Now!
3/30/2012
Teacher goes extra mile for students Teacher goes extra mile for students
"Can you hear me?" science teacher Sharon Pearson asks her students from the opposite side of the Earth.
11/18/2011
Storm Chaser - Tim Samaras, a blog post by Ashley Hoyt Storm Chaser - Tim Samaras, a blog post by Ashley Hoyt
One of the many perks of my job is that I get to attend fascinating scientific lectures. I have attended some amazing lectures, but one that really "blew me away" (pardon the bad pun) was the presentation by Tim Samaras, National Geographic Emerging Explorer and Storm Chaser.
11/16/2011
9-year-old Fairfax, CA Student Wins Marine Debris Art Contest 9-year-old Fairfax, CA Student Wins Marine Debris Art Contest
Genevieve 'Gigi' Yore, a third-grade student at Manor School in Fairfax, wins the Jason Project International Marine Debris Art Contest with her drawing of fish in the sea dealing with plastic and garbage.
11/15/2011
JASON Wins 2011 Tech & Learning Award JASON Wins 2011 Tech & Learning Award
JASON is pleased to announce that our geology curriculum, Operation: Tectonic Fury, has been selected as a winner of a 2011 Award of Excellence from Tech & Learning.
11/7/2011
Winners of 2011 International Marine Debris Art Contest Announced! Winners of 2011 International Marine Debris Art Contest Announced!
Grand Prize Winners: Genevieve, Grade 3 / Heisy, Grade 12
Finalists : Aaliyah, Grade 4 / Sabrina, Grade 7 / Mandy, Grade 1 • Sienna, Grade 2 / Chrissy, Grade 7 / Angie, Grade 4•Joanna, Grade 4•Sally, Grade 4/Marlita, ... Grade 7 / Isabel, Grade 1 / Peyton, Grade 8 / Olivia, Grade 5 / Brendan, Grade 7
11/4/2011
National Geographic Tornado Scientist and Researcher Tim Samaras National Geographic Tornado Scientist and Researcher Tim Samaras
Powhatan School was pleased to welcome National Geographic scientist and researcher Tim Samaras to campus for a morning presentation on the science behind tornado-chasing on November 1, 2011.
11/2/2011
Sea Research Foundation Earns Top Charity Navigator Rating Sea Research Foundation Earns Top Charity Navigator Rating
Sea Research Foundation, parent of Mystic Aquarium, The JASON Project and renowned oceanographer Dr. Robert Ballard's Institute for Exploration, has been named one of America's exceptional charities by Charity Navigator, a nonprofit organization that analyzes the financial and managerial health of charities nationwide
10/27/2011
JASON Exploration Command Console at Stonington High School JASON Exploration Command Console at Stonington High School
Students follow real exploration science via a JASON Exploration Command Console
10/4/2011
Follow the Oceanography Argonauts in the Field Follow the Oceanography Argonauts in the Field
The Argos exploring oceanography are setting off aboard the E/V Nautilus to learn about oceanographic research in the Aegean Sea. Follow their adventures here.
9/18/2011
Ask a JASON Researcher - The Virginia Earthquake Ask a JASON Researcher - The Virginia Earthquake
Host researchers Mike Wise and Walter Smith joined us for an interview about the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Virginia on August 23. Listen to them answer your questions now!
8/30/2011
Crash Test Smarties: Students Learning Physics Through New Science Curriculum Crash Test Smarties: Students Learning Physics Through New Science Curriculum
The JASON Project has released Terminal Velocity, a new curriculum developed with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
8/16/2011
Giant Pacific Octopus is “Species of the Month” video from Mystic Aquarium! Giant Pacific Octopus is “Species of the Month” video from Mystic Aquarium!
Watch as Monique Park talks about the Giant Pacific Octopus, the featured “Species of the Month” at Mystic Aquarium. Mystic Aquarium is one of JASON’s many exciting partners.
8/2/2011
Attend a JASON Webinar Attend a JASON Webinar
UPDATE: New sessions available! Are you interested in learning more about JASON or the JASON Mission Center? Sign up for one of our FREE online sessions to learn more!
8/1/2011
Meet the 2011 Argonauts! Meet the 2011 Argonauts!
Learn about the new class of JASON National Argonauts who will venture onto the high seas to study the topics of climate and oceanography!
6/8/2011
Record Day of Tornados Across the Southeast Record Day of Tornados Across the Southeast
On April 27, 2011, a series of powerful tornadoes struck the southern U.S. Read more about the tornadoes and view JASON resources to learn what you can do to prepare for monster storms.
5/9/2011
Design a Nautilus Patch Contest! Design a Nautilus Patch Contest!
Design a patch! Your artwork could go on an undersea adventure aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus. National Geographic Explorer Robert Ballard, NG Emerging Explorer Katherine Croff Bell, and NG Kids will choose ...
4/21/2011
Ask a NOAA Marine Scientist Ask a NOAA Marine Scientist
NOAA scientists Tim Battista and Chris Taylor are researching underwater habitats in the Caribbean. Learn how you can ask them questions about their work!
4/20/2011
Oppe Elementary Students Selected to Appear on Live Webcast Oppe Elementary Students Selected to Appear on Live Webcast
Students from Galveston, TX were among those selected to have their video questions featured in a JASON Live event with marine biologist Emma Hickerson.
4/8/2011
Announcing the 2011 Hilda Taylor Award Announcing the 2011 Hilda Taylor Award
The Hilda Taylor Award recognizes an outstanding teacher who has had a positive impact on their students, school, and community through implementation of JASON.
3/17/2011
Ask a Tsunami Researcher - March 24 Ask a Tsunami Researcher - March 24
In light of the recent tsunami in Japan and the Pacific, JASON offers the this Q&A event, plus classroom resources on tsunamis.
3/11/2011
Marine Debris Art Contest Marine Debris Art Contest
Students in grades K-12 are invited to participate in an international art contest sponsored by Immersion Learning, The JASON Project, the North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),
3/8/2011
IIHS Research Leads to Petition to Change Safety Standards  IIHS Research Leads to Petition to Change Safety Standards
Read about how the latest research from IIHS is having an impact on how automobile and truck safety is measured. Host researcher Matt Brumbelow's work was featured in this report.
3/2/2011
Union Grove students taking science trip to Hawaii Union Grove students taking science trip to Hawaii
A group of Union Grove Elementary School students are leaving this weekend for an extracurricular trip to study volcanoes, earthquakes and more in Hawaii.
1/27/2011
Tectonic Fury to hit Lamar University campus Tectonic Fury to hit Lamar University campus
The JASON Alliance of Southeast Texas (JASET) and Lamar University will host this year’s JASON Project event Operation Tectonic Fury at the John Gray Center on the LU campus Jan. 21 - Feb. 8.
1/19/2011
Sneak a Peek at JASON’s Upcoming Forces and Motion Game Sneak a Peek at JASON’s Upcoming Forces and Motion Game
Try your hand at a prototype version of Commander of the Nautilus, and join researchers exploring the deep ocean.
1/11/2011
Dr. Robert Ballard, National Geographic and NPR Discuss Exploration Dr. Robert Ballard, National Geographic and NPR Discuss Exploration
On January 6, NPR's Talk of the Nation program held a live two-hour broadcast discussing exploration in the 21st century. Listen to a replay now!
12/30/2010
Great Migrations Virtual Assembly Great Migrations Virtual Assembly
Andy Casagrande, a cinematographer from the National Geographic Channel's Great Migrations program, answered your questions LIVE on October 27. Watch a replay of the shows now.
9/20/2010
Follow the Latest Argonaut Field Updates Follow the Latest Argonaut Field Updates
The Argos from the upcoming Climate, Space, and Forces and Motion curricula are posting updates from their field experiences this summer. Read their latest dispatches now.
8/10/2010
Announcing Operation: Tectonic Fury Announcing Operation: Tectonic Fury
Learn more about JASON's new geology curriculum unit, Operation: Tectonic Fury, now available for purchase, free download, and online exploration.
7/12/2010
Energy Curriculum Wins Multiple CODiE Awards Energy Curriculum Wins Multiple CODiE Awards
Operation: Infinite Potential has been named the nation’s Best K-12 Instructional Solution, Best Online Instructional Solution and Best Education Game or Simulation.
5/25/2010
Ask a NOAA Hurricane Specialist Ask a NOAA Hurricane Specialist
Gearing up for the 2010 hurricane season, NOAA hurricane specialist Dan Brown joined us for an interview and answered student questions. Listen to this interview and learn about his work!
5/11/2010
JASON's Energy Curriculum Wins Awards JASON's Energy Curriculum Wins Awards
JASON is pleased to announce that Operation: Infinite Potential has won two Distinguished Achievement Awards from the Association of Educational Publishers.
5/10/2010
Meet the New Argonauts! Meet the New Argonauts!
Learn about the new class of JASON National Argonauts who will venture into the field to study the topics of climate, space, and forces & motion.
4/26/2010
Ask a JASON Space Energy Scientist Ask a JASON Space Energy Scientist
On April 12, JASON held a live online event with two researchers from Operation: Infinite Potential - Dr. Janet Green and Constance Adams. Watch the event replay now, and see if your question was answered!
4/12/2010
JASON a CODiE Finalist... Again! JASON a CODiE Finalist... Again!
The JASON Project is proud to announce that Operation: Infinite Potential has been named a finalist in three categories for the 2010 CODiE awards.
2/21/2010
U.S. Congressman Praises The JASON Project, Fairfax County Public Schools U.S. Congressman Praises The JASON Project, Fairfax County Public Schools
Watch Rep. Moran (VA) explain the importance of JASON in 21st century education.
2/17/2010
Follow the Geology Argos in the Field Follow the Geology Argos in the Field
The Operation: Tectonic Fury Argonauts are heading into the field this fall. Follow their explorations and learn more about JASON's geology curriculum.
1/19/2010
eSchoolNews: JASON’s eSchoolNews: JASON’s "Convergent Education"
eSchoolNews, in their January 2010 special report on "Convergent Education" hails JASON's approach to the 21st century classroom.
1/18/2010
Ask a JASON Storm Chaser Ask a JASON Storm Chaser
JASON Host Researcher and tornado chaser Tim Samaras joined us for an interactive online interview on January 20. Read more to learn about how to watch a replay of this event.
1/16/2010
eSchoolNews Hails JASON's Approach eSchoolNews Hails JASON's Approach
eSchoolNews Editor Gregg Downey describes JASON as "the best example” of convergent education. (PDF Document)
11/3/2009
JASON Wins 2009 Tech & Learning Award JASON Wins 2009 Tech & Learning Award
JASON is pleased to announce that our ecology curriculum, Operation: Resilient Planet, has been selected as a winner of a 2009 Award of Excellence from Tech & Learning.
10/28/2009
JASON in Action - Fairfax County JASON in Action - Fairfax County
Teachers in Fairfax, Virginia share their experiences using JASON curricula in their classrooms. Watch these videos to see how JASON integrates into the classroom with curriculum, videos, games, and online resources.
10/14/2009
New JASON Lab Kits Available! New JASON Lab Kits Available!
JASON is pleased to offer complete materials kits to accompany both the Operation: Resilient Planet and Operation: Monster Storms curricula.
10/14/2009
Experiencing Tsunamis - Researcher Interview Experiencing Tsunamis - Researcher Interview
JASON Host Researcher Dr. Vasily Titov sat down with us for an interview about the recent Samoan tsunami, and his first-hand experiences observing the aftermath.
10/13/2009
Read about JASON in the American School Board Journal Read about JASON in the American School Board Journal
Dr. Bob Ballard and Caleb Schutz discuss JASON's vision for 21st-century learning in this article in the ASBJ.
10/12/2009
Exploring the Aegean with Dr. Ballard Exploring the Aegean with Dr. Ballard
A group of high school students are exploring Turkey and the Aegean Sea with Dr. Bob Ballard. Read about their experiences here!
8/21/2009
UPDATE - Flying Through Hurricane Bill - Listen Now! UPDATE - Flying Through Hurricane Bill - Listen Now!
Join JASON researchers Shirley Murillo and Jason Dunion as they describe what it's like to fly through Hurricane Bill, just hours after they landed!
8/18/2009
Announcing Operation: Infinite Potential Announcing Operation: Infinite Potential
Learn more about JASON's new energy curriculum unit, now available for purchase and free download.
7/7/2009
Download Free Printable JASON Curricula Download Free Printable JASON Curricula
The JASON Project is making printable downloads of its three curricula available for free!
7/6/2009
JASON Wins a CODiE Award - Again! JASON Wins a CODiE Award - Again!
The JASON Project is proud to announce that it has been selected as the winner of the 2009 CODiE Award for Best Science Instructional Solution.
5/6/2009
Need Funding for Your Classroom? Need Funding for Your Classroom?
JASON is providing a series of tips and template resources for educators seeking local funding of The JASON Project.
12/5/2008
JASON Wins Technology & Learning Award JASON Wins Technology & Learning Award
The JASON Project's Operation: Monster Storms earns more national recognition.
11/17/2008
Announcing Operation: Resilient Planet Announcing Operation: Resilient Planet
The JASON Project is pleased to announce the launch of its new ecology curriculum Operation: Resilient Planet.
11/16/2008
JASON Wins a CODiE Award JASON Wins a CODiE Award
The JASON Project is proud to announce that it has been selected as the winner of the 2008 CODiE Award for Best Online Instructional Solution.
5/26/2008
Hurricanes Dean and Felix Hurricanes Dean and Felix
Two Category 5 hurricanes have wreaked havoc and destruction on land in the same year. This highlight explains why this is a rare event, and how you can learn more about these monster storms!
9/8/2007