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