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Give a classroom or assembly presentation at a local school -- Use the "Making Sun-Earth Connections" CD-ROM as the basis for a presentation, and add in slides about your own research, laboratory/instrument, career, etc.

Offer to assist or participate in a local museum event or an amateur astronomy meeting

Set up a solar-observing telescope in a public venue (outside a mall, in a park, in a busy downtown shopping/tourist district), or allow a public/community group to have access to your telescopes/observatory

Set up a poster display or video/computer kiosk at a library, museum, campus building, or school

Give a public lecture or multimedia presentation

Invite local teachers or students to your laboratory to learn more about your science and how they might get involved with it (or how they might use your data sets for classroom activities)

Contact your local newspaper and write an article or editorial about Sun-Earth science...and why the public should continue to support it

Host a science workshop for local teachers or gifted & talented students

Participate in a web chat...or start one of your own

Serve as a live or virtual (by email) mentor to students, teachers, young scientists

Ask your local PBS or public access television station to air documentaries about solar-terrestrial science

Offer yourself for an interview on local radio or television stations

You can find more ideas for this event and for your future outreach activities by visiting

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