Sci & Tell in the Classroom

Are you a teacher, professor, and/or educator who's interested in using podcasts, news stories, and other AGU resources to teach in your classroom? Using these filters to learn about folks in different careers, from diverse backgrounds, and see/hear how their journeys connect with other AGU resources!

  • Martian Meteorites Shed Light on Solar System’s Early Dynamics

    Dante Lauretta is a professor of planetary sciences at the University of Arizona. Where do meteorites come from? Well, a lot of them come from Mars…:

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  • Scientists, Explorers Keen to Locate Water-Bearing Asteroids

    Dante Lauretta is principal investigator on NASA”s OSIRIS-REx mission, which is bringing back samples from Asteroid Bennu. Researchers on the mission are keen to find asteroids containing water:

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  • A Remarkably Constant History of Meteorite Strikes

    Dante Lauretta is a professor of planetary sciences at the University of Arizona. This Eos article talks about how scientists have been able to trace Earth’s history of meteorite impacts from analyzing sea sediments:

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  • Asteroid Bennu Is Rotating Faster Over Time

    Dante Lauretta is principal investigator on NASA”s OSIRIS-REx mission, which is bringing back samples from Asteroid Bennu. Here’s a press release about Bennu from 2019 in Eos about its increasing speed:

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  • James Webb Space Telescope

    Dante Lauretta is principal investigator on NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission. Eos’s August 2021 issue covered another upcoming NASA mission, the James Webb Space Telescope:

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  • Glassy Nodules Pinpoint a Meteorite Impact

    Dante Lauretta is waiting to get samples from Asteroid Bennu as part of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission. In other asteroid news, scientists think a meteorite struck Chile’s Atacama Desert a long time ago- read why in Eos:

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  • Between a Varnished Rock and a Hard Place

    Dante Lauretta is principal investigator on NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission. How do you study space when you’re on Earth? Check out this Third Pod episode about how rocks in New Mexico can help us understand Mars:

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  • Exploring Planetary Breadcrumbs One Asteroid at a Time

    Dante Lauretta is currently working on bringing back samples from Asteroid Bennu through NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission. Read about the different asteroid missions happening at the moment, including OSIRIS-REx, in Eos:

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  • Ejecta Discovered Near Site of Ancient Meteorite Impact

    Dante Lauretta is currently working on getting samples back from Asteroid Bennu. Back on Earth, researchers in South Africa recently found the first signs of ejecta from a massive meteorite impact.

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    Episode: Dante Lauretta

  • Lori Glaze on Nudging Asteroids

    Dante Lauretta and Lori Glaze both studied asteroids at NASA. Check out Lori’s Sci and Tell episode here:

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    Episode: Dante Lauretta