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Teachers -- Join the Pulsar Search Collaboratory (West)!

posted Sep 17, 2012, 2:03 PM by Margie Corp   [ updated Mar 4, 2013, 11:14 PM ]
Teachers -- Join the Pulsar Search Collaboratory (West)! 

Online Sessions: Mondays at 6 PM CDT beginning October 1, 2012

Teacher Workshop: October 19-21, 2012 at Yerkes Observatory

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory and West Virginia University cordially invites you and your students to collaborate with us in the grand adventure of scientific discovery!

  • Stipends of up to $300 are available for completing the workshop and creating school-based teams.
  • Room and board are provided. 
  • 3 semester hours of graduate credit from West Virginia University is available. 
How can I get involved? By joining the Pulsar Search Collaboratory (PSC).
Students in school-based PSC teams will: 
  • Gain first-hand experience in conducting scientific research; 
  • Improve their 21st Century Skills; 
  • Learn more about Science, Mathematics,Technology and Engineering (STEM) careers;
  • All while actually helping astronomers search the Galaxy for new pulsars!
Please read our detailed brochure that is attached.  Link to application page is here. 
Space is limited to 15 participants.  Sign up now!

Click here for the application.     

Click here for a brochure about this great opportunity.

Or, come for Saturday only to get started with radio astronomy and pulsars! 

Click here for description and registration for the Saturday only workshop. 

Margie Corp,
Sep 17, 2012, 2:03 PM