Galileo Looks Beyond to Other Worlds

A Hands-on Workshop on Astronomy for Teachers in Grades 3-12 from the Galileo Teacher Training Program

Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21, 8:30am – 5:00pm both days
Location: Clark Hall on the campus of San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Explore the Universe through classroom-tested, standards-based, hands-on astronomy activities. Discover investigations and techniques to help teach astronomy and space science in the context of the Next Generation Science Standards. Learn how you can engage your students from diverse and underserved populations in science through their astronomical heritage. And find out about the latest findings by NASA’s Kepler mission to find planets around distant stars. Participants receive a wealth of teaching resources, including The Universe at Your Fingertips 2.0 DVD-ROM (retail value $30), a large collection of resources for teaching astronomy.

For more information and registration instructions, go to: http://astrosociety.org/register

Date/Time: 
Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Venue name if any: 
San Jose State University
Address: 
Clark Hall
Fee for participation: 
$75
City: 
San Jose
State: 
California

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