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Upcoming Educator Workshops



Title: Educator Workshop: Mass versus Weight
JPL/NASA News



Professional Development                                                         July 14, 2011


This is a feature from the NASA/JPL Education Office.


-- Educator Workshop: Deep Space Network and the Physics of Sound

Date:Saturday, July 23, 2011, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Target audience:Teachers, grades 2 - 8

Location: JPL's Educator Resource Center, Pomona, Calif.

Overview: Have you ever wondered how NASA "talks" to our various missions? In this workshop teachers will learn about NASA's Deep Space Network of dishes here on Earth. Come enjoy "center-based" lessons that illustrate how sound moves through solids, liquids and gases.

Please call the Educator Resource Center to register.


-- Educator Workshop: Through the Eyes of a Scientist

Date:Wednesday, July 27, 2011, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m..

Target audience:Teachers, grades 2 - 6

Location: JPL's Educator Resource Center, Pomona, Calif.

Overview:The workshop will feature the curricular unit about NASA/JPL geologist Robert Anderson. With activities and text, you will be guided through a comparison of Earth's Grand Canyon and Valles Marineris, a 3,000 mile canyon on Mars. This Earth science workshop will be presented by Dr. Art Hammon.

See a video profile of Bob Anderson at http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/video-view.cfm?Vid_ID=1024 .

Please call the Educator Resource Center to register.

See a listing of upcoming workshops at http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/education/index.cfm?page=110

 

 


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