Upcoming Educator Workshops Jan. 11, 2012
This is a feature from the NASA/JPL Education Office.
NASA Teacher Workshop: Flight
Date: Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Target audience: Teachers, grades K - 12 and pre-service teachers
Location: Columbia Memorial Space Center, 12400 Columbia Way, Downey, Calif.
Overview: Learn about the four forces of flight, math and the physics of gliders, helicopters, kites and rockets! Learn about the basic principles of flight. Conduct scientific experiments and construct aircraft models (kite, helicopter and glider). Use questioning and redesign to make these activities educationally challenging! RSVP required, call the Columbia Memorial Space Center at 562-231-1200 to save your spot!
Also attend the Columbia Memorial Space Center's Teacher Open House on Jan. 14, 2012 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. for a look at the Center and information on field trips. Admission is free for teachers! (Family and friends of a teacher are also welcome to attend but must pay the $5 admission fee.) Learn more at http://www.columbiaspacescience.org/events/?event_id=47.
Please call the Columbia Memorial Space Center at 562-231-1200 to register.
See a listing of upcoming workshops at http://www.columbiaspacescience.org/event-list/ .