March 08, 2012
This is a feature from the NASA/JPL Education Office.
UPDATE: Registration deadline extended to Friday, March 16.
International Space Station - Engaging Your Audiences in Low-Earth Orbit
Date: 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.
Target audience: Informal educators (formal educators are welcome to attend)
Location: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Von Karman Auditorium, Pasadena, Calif.
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 an informal educator workshop that will include science 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.
For more information, directions and to register visit: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/education/index.cfm?page=329