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Professional Development Opportunity for K-8 Classroom Teachers @ ScienceWorks

Join Tony Leavitt, NASA Education SNASApecialist, on March 5, 5:00 8:30 pm, for an informational and fun hands-on workshop. 
 
Open the door to out-of-this-world learning opportunities for you and your students with this Lunar/Meteorite Certification workshop, offered in partnership with NASA. This short workshop provides a chance for educators to learn about lunar and meteorite science and become certified to receive and use real moon and space rocks in their classroom!

Take advantage of this unique experience for just $5. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.  THE CLASS IS FULL.
 
5:00  Introductions and NASA Resource Review
5:30  Earth-Moon Scale (How big is the Moon Really and How far away is it?)
6:30  Dinner- Pizza! 
7:00  Lunar Cratering or Meteorite Activity      
8:00  Lunar/Meteorite Safety/requesting/ certification
8:30  Adjourn

Tony Leavitt is an STEM Educator Professional Development Specialist at NASA Ames Research Center and provides teacher support nationwide. ​Previously, Tony taught high school science, physics and mathematics in Maine. He is a native of Turner, Maine, and now resides in the San Francisco Bay area. His loves include astrobiology, planetary geology, astronomy, hiking, biking, kayaking and travel, and of course working with kids to inspire CURIOSITY.


http://www.nasa.gov/

http://www.archive.org/details/NasaConnect-Sof-ForcesOfFlight

http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Moon

http://education.ssc.nasa.gov/massvsweight.asp

 


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