LPI Earth and Space Science Newsletter
Science Regional Colaborative Workshops in Clear Lake, Texas
The University of Houston-Clear Lake Regional Science Collaborative is offering workshops for teachers, particularly K-8 teachers, on a variety of science topics.
Project ATMOSPHERE for K-12 Educators
This free teacher professional development program (July 13-25; NOAA National Weather Service Training Center, Kansas City, MO) will introduce teachers to the latest technologies and techniques for sensing, analyzing, and forecasting weather, as well as explore ways these concepts can be implemented in the classrooms. K-12 teachers who cover weather and related concepts are encouraged to apply and will receive three free graduate credits. Attendees will help to promote weather education in their home regions by conducting training sessions in atmospheric science during the following school year. Application deadline: March 28.
Texas Space Grant's LiftOff 2014
Liftoff Summer Institute for Teachers (July 7-11, 2-14) -- Texas Space Grant pays all expenses for any Texas teacher selected to attend (teachers must teach grades 4-12). This summer's theme is "Let's Engineer It!" Teacher participants are provided with information and experiences through speakers, hands-on activities and field investigations that promote space science and enrichment activities for themselves and others. Application deadline: April 15, 2014.
Lunar Workshop for Educators in Maryland
Applications are now open for the 2014 Lunar Workskhop for Educators, to be held July 14-18 in Greenbelt, MD. Grade 6-9 science teachers and pre-service teachers are invited to attend a workshop focused on lunar science, exploration, and how our understanding of the Moon is evolving with the new data from current and recent lunar missions.
Houston workshop on Teaching Weather with Children's Literature
These workshops by Harris County Department of Education are for engaging young children in wind, snow, and weather.