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  • Using Exoplanet Models to Explore NGSS and Nature of Science, 2014, American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting #46, #212.17.

  • Inspiration is 'Mission Critical', McCarthy, D. DeVore, E., and Lebofsky, L., 2014, ASP Conference Series, 483, pp. 449-457.

  • NASA's Role in Addressing Misconceptions: Scale of Our Solar System and Other Planetary Systems, Lebofsky, L., McCarthy, D., Higgins, M., and Lebofsky, N., 2014, ASP Conference Series, 483, p. 187.
  • Mission and Research Scientists in NASA EPO and STEM Education: The Results of 15 Years of EPO, Lebofsky, L., McCarthy, D., Higgins, M., Mueller, B., Lebofsky, N., 2014, ASP Conference Series, 483, p. 375.
  • Using Exoplanet Models to Explore NGSS and the Nature of Science and as a Tool for Understanding the Scientific Results from NIRCam/JWST, Lebofsky, L., Lebofsky, N., McCarthy, D., Canizo, T., Schmitt, W., and Higgins, M., 2013, American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting #45, #117.05.
  • Scientists and Educators Working Together: Everyone Teaches, Everyone Learns, Lebofsky, L., Lebofsky, N., McCarthy, D., Canizo, T., Schmitt, W., and Higgins, M., 2013, American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting #45, #117.05.
  • Bringing Astronomy Activities and Science Content to Girls Locally and Nationally: A Girl Scout NIRCam Collaboration, Lebofsky, L., Higgins, M., McCarthy, D., and Lebofsky, N., 2013, Communicating Science: A National Conference on Science Education and Public Outreach. Proceedings of a Conference held at Tucson, Arizona, USA 4-8 August 2012, p.355.
  • Practical Lessons From the First Decade of EPO Partnership Between NIRCam/JWST and the GSUSA, McCarthy, D., Lebofsky, L., Schlingman, W., Higgins, M., 2013, Communicating Science: A National Conference on Science Education and Public Outreach. Proceedings of a Conference held at Tucson, Arizona, USA 4-8 August 2012, p.289.
  • Using Models to Address Misconceptions in Size and Scale Related to the Earth, Moon, Solar System, and Universe, Lebofsky, L., Canizo, T., Lebofsky, N., McCarthy, D., Higgins, M., and Salthouse, K., Communicating Science: A National Conference on Science Education and Public Outreach. Proceedings of a Conference held at Tucson, Arizona, USA 4-8 August 2012, p.285.
  • Using Models to Address Misconceptions in Size and Scale Related to the Earth, Moon, Solar System, and Universe, Lebofsky, L., Lebofsky, N., McCarthy, D., Higgins, M., Salthouse, K., and Canizo, T., 2012, AAS DPS meeting #44, #411.06.
  • Bringing Astronomy Activities and Science Content to Girls Locally and Nationally: A Girl Scout NIRCam Collaboration, Lebofsky, L., Higgins,. M., McCarthy, D., and Lebofsky, N., 2012, 43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conf, March 19-23, 2012 at The Woodlands, Texas. LPI Contribution No. 1659, id.1303.
  • Bringing Astronomy Activities and Science Content to Girls Locally and Nationally: A Girl Scout and NIRCam Collaboration, Lebofsky, Larry A, Higgins, M., McCarthy, D., Lebofsky, N., 2012, American Astronomical Society, AAS meeting #219, #350.06.
  • The James Webb Space Telescope's Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCam): Making Models, Building Understanding, McCarthy, D., Lebofsky, L., Higgins, M., and Lebofsky, N., 2011 Earth and Space Science: Making Connections in Education and Public Outreach. Proceedings of a conference held at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA 31 July-4 August 2010, p.280.
  • A Portable/Traveling Human Orrery, Lebofsky, L., McCarthy, D., Higgins, M., and Lebofsky, N., 2011, Earth and Space Science: Making Connections in Education and Public Outreach. Proceedings of a conference held at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA 31 July-4 August 2010, p.63.
  • Nurturing the STEM Pipeline: Graduate Student Leaderships in NIRCam's Ongoing EPO Mission for JWST Schlingman, W., Follette, K., Stock, N., Teske, J., Tyler, K., Biller, B., Donley, J., Hedden, A., Knierman, K., Momcheva, I., and Young, P., 2011, American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #217, #431.01; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 43 and 2010, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference,
  • James Webb Space Telescope's Near Infrared Camera (NIRCam): Making Models, Building Understanding, Lebofsky, L., McCarthy, D., Higgins, M., and Lebofsky, N., 2010, DPS meeting #42, #37.01, Bull. AAS, 42, 967.
  • Near Infrared Camera (NIRCam): Making Models, Building Understanding, Lebofsky, L., McCarthy, D., Higgins, M., and Lebofsky, N., 41st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, held March 1-5, 2010 in The Woodlands, Texas. LPI Contribution No.1533, p. 1856.
  • Astronomy Patch Day: An Interactive Astronomy Experience for Girl Scouts, Knierman, K., McCarthy, D., and Schutz, K., 2005, American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #207, #67.02, Bull AAS, 37, 1263.
  • Linking Girls to the Sky: NIRCam/JWST's National Outreach to the Girl Scouts, McCarthy, D., 2005, Astronomical Society of the Pacific 117th Annual Meeting, "Building Community: The Emerging EPO Profession".
  • Astronomy Patch Day: An Interactive Astronomy Experience for Girl Scouts, Knierman, k., McCarthy, D., Schutz, K., 2005, Astronomical Society of the Pacific 117th Annual Meeting, "Building Community: The Emerging EPO Profession".
  • NIRCam/NGST Education and Public Outreach: "Linking Girls with the Sky", McCarthy, D., Lebofsky, L., Slater, T., Rieke, M., and Pompea, S., 2002, DPS meeting #31.06, Bull. A.A.S., 34, 896.