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Connecting weather data to the DoseNet network!

Adding weather measurements to DoseNet expands our environmental data collection and allows radiation levels to be correlated to weather. Here we provide the steps needed to install an affordable weather station and establish publically accessible hosting of the data obtained by the station.
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Gilroy High School joins DoseNet!

We had a great visit to Gilroy High School to talk to Mr. Hungerford's class about nuclear science and install our DoseNet device. Lots of fun with Geiger counters and some great questions from students! We are looking forward to future visits.
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Miramonte High School Joins DoseNet!

We had a great first visit to Miramonte High School to install our DoseNet device and talk to Ms. Hauptman about coming back to visit with the STEM club and talk to her class later in the year. We are looking forward to our future visits!
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Life Academy joins DoseNet

We had a great time visiting Life Academy to install our DoseNet device and talk to Mr. Juang's 7th grade students about radiation in their environment. We're looking forward to future visits and making use of their data in the classroom!
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DoseNet featured by LBL News!

The LBL News Center recently put out an article discussing the DoseNet project! It's great to have the chance to discuss and get the word out about DoseNet and Radwatch! Check out the full article here: DoseNet project! It's great to have the chance to discuss and get the word out about DoseNet and Radwatch! Check out the full article here: http://newscenter.lbl.gov/2016/05/25/dosenet-delivers-radiation-education/
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Recent visit to Pinewood to see the "colors" of gamma-rays

We recently visited Pinewood School to discuss how radioactive isotopes are identified and explore the sources of background radiation present in a range of common materials around the school.
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Alameda High School joins DoseNet

We had a great visit to Alameda High to make them a part of DoseNet. We got the chance to talk to several AP physics classes and the Science club about radiation science and our outreach efforts. Special thanks to Mr. Mathieson for organizing our visit and letting us talk to his classes. We are looking forward to our next visit!
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East Bay Innovation Academy joins DoseNet

We had a great visit with Mr. Leahey to bring DoseNet to East Bay Innovation Academy. We are looking forward to our next visit to talk to his 7th grade science classes about radiation science and the DoseNet project.
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James Logan High School joins DoseNet

We had a great visit with chemistry and physics teachers, Mr. Ting and Ms. Chuang, to talk about bringing DoseNet to their school and classrooms. Special thanks to the Calculus teacher, Mr. Prucha, for organizing this visit after meeting us during a tour of our lab with his own students! We are looking forward to future visits to talk to students in classes and science clubs about nuclear science.
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Foothill College joins DoseNet

We successfully installed our newest device at Foothill College during a visit to talk about DoseNet with science educators from the region at the NCNAAPT spring meeting. Thanks to David Marasco for the invitation to speak and for the interest in becoming part of our network! We are looking forward to future visits to talk to students about nuclear science.
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