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Teacher Workshop in Tucson, "Small Worlds: Big Discoveries"
There will be a free workshop on Nov. 9 for science educators of grades 5-12 on small bodies in the solar system in conjunction with the Division of Planetary Sciences annual meeting! Small Worlds: Big Discoveries will discuss how asteroids and comets have shaped our understanding of the history and evolution of our solar system. Registration closes on Oct. 31.

MAVEN Workshop in NY -- Red Planet: Read, Write, Explore!
Join the MAVEN education team for a one-day workshop on the MAVEN mission, and the accompanying elementary program, Red Planet: Read, Write, Explore! This program features six standards-based lessons that combine science, literacy and art to help students understand planetary habitability and the MAVEN mission. The workshop will take place on Nov. 15, 2014, in Queens, New York. Registration is $15 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. Applications are due Nov. 12, 2014.

NASA Webinar: Know Your Earth Series-Part 1: Studying Earths Changes
Participants will get an overview of Earth Science at NASA and the educational opportunities offered by NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility. Join this webinar on Nov. 5 at 4pm Eastern to learn more about how you can play a part in bringing NASA Earth Mission activities to life within the walls of your classroom.

NASA Educator Professional Development Webinars
NASA Educator Professional Development is presenting a series of free webinars open to all educators. Join NASA Education Specialists to learn about activities, lesson plans, educator guides and resources to bring NASA into your classroom.