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Informal Educator Workshop: International Space Station -- Engaging Your Audiences in Low-Earth Orbit

Informal Educator Workshop: International Space Station -- Engaging Your Audiences in Low-Earth Orbit


International Space Station -- Engaging Your Audiences in Low-Earth Orbit
March 24-25, 2012

When: Saturday, March 24, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. & Sunday, March 25, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Von Karman Auditorium, Pasadena, Calif.

Target Audience: Informal educators (formal educators are also welcome to attend)

Overview: NASA's International Space Station (ISS) and the ISS National Laboratory provide unparalleled opportunities for informal and formal educators to connect students and other audiences directly to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. On March 24-25, 2012, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. will host a workshop for formal and informal educators that will include presentations by NASA experts, demonstrations of hands-on activities, ISS Live! website activities, educational resources and best practices for creating content and educational activities in informal settings. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to network with fellow participants to enable future collaborations.

Register by March 16, 2012 to attend! A $35 registration fee includes continental breakfast, beverages, snacks, a box lunch and incidentals. 

To learn more and to register, download the workshop registration form at http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/education/pdfs/iss.pdf

> Click here to register

NASA's Distance Learning Network will be broadcasting a portion of the International Space Station educator workshop live from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on March 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. PDT.

> Click here to watch live on the Distance Learning Network web page

> Click here to watch live on Ustream