Come to the Sneak Peek of the 2012 - 2013 Stars at Yerkes Workshop

Post date: Jul 30, 2012 4:55:33 PM

Sneak Peek at 2012 - 2013 Stars at Yerkes Observatory Teacher Workshops for Teachers, Administrators, and FriendsSaturday September 8 2012 - 2:30 ‘til 9:00 p.m.

Using Authentic Data + Doing Authentic Research = STEM in the Classroom


 CPDUs available - Light Dinner Provided - $10 Fee

Please join us for a relaxing afternoon and evening at historic Yerkes Observatory to learn how Yerkes Outreach Educators have incorporated STEM into their classrooms.  An overview of some of the authentic science experiences you can bring to your classroom by attending workshops will be presented by  Stars at Yerkes Outreach Educators.  Receive an orientation to our historic observatory.  In the evening, we invite you to bring that old telescope that’s been lurking in the attic and we’ll help you set it up and train it on Mars!

Meet, hear, and participate with professionals who have incorporated STEM into their classrooms through:

NITARP – NASA/IPAC Teacher Archive Research Program

SOFIA – Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy

Astrometrica – Asteroid Search

Pulsar Search Collaboratory

Skynet and StoneEdge Remote Telescopes

Register NOW for this fun orientation to our new year of learning.  Click here to register.