Feb. 06, 2012
This is a feature from the NASA/JPL Education Office.
A Vision of Discovery: Understanding NASA Images Through Art
Date: Saturday, March 10, 2012, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Target audience: Educators
Location: NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
Overview: Experience real world science and bring captivating activities to your students. Presented by NASA's Discovery and New Frontiers Programs, educators will learn how to use the elements of art to inspire and engage students in the interpretation and understanding of NASA imagery based on fantastic new images of Mercury from NASA's MESSENGER mission and of the giant asteroid Vesta from the agency's Dawn mission. A fee of $25 covers lunch and snacks. Hear from mission scientists, learn hands-on activities for K-12 and out-of-school-time educators, and take back resource packets full of educational materials. Register by March 1, 2012 to attend!
For more information, directions and to register visit: http://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/discovery/vision_of_discovery.asp