LPI Earth and Space Science Newsletter
Red Planet: Read, Write, Explore! A Houston MAVEN workshop for elementary educators
Could life have formed on Mars early in its history? The MAVEN mission will study Mars’ climate and climate history. Join us for a one-day workshop on the MAVEN mission on January 25 at LPI in Houston. A suite of six standards-based lessons combines science, literacy, and art to help students understand planetary habitability and the MAVEN mission.
"Ask NICE!" Online Climate Educator Professional Development Series
A new Educator Professional Development series from NASA Innovations in Climate Education (NICE) is starting this fall! The online sessions will be offered on third Thursdays of the month.
McDonald Observatory Summer 2014 K-12 Teacher Workshops
The University of Texas McDonald Observatory is offering 6 workshops next summer; application deadline is Feb. 7, 2014. Topics include Explore Our Solar System (gr. K-8), Telescopes, Instruments, and Observations (gr. 6-12), Worlds Beyond Our Solar System (gr. 6-8), Giant Magellan Telescope (gr. 8-12), Star Dust--Linking Distant Galaxies to Us (gr. 8-12), and Earth and Space Science (gr.. 8-12). Some topics have grant funding to support some participant costs.
LPI Earth & Space Science Workshops in Houston
LPI Education is conducting a number of professional development sessions at the Harris County Department of Education this year. Topics include seasons, lunar phases, Earth’s changing surface, the solar system, and astronomy.