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The 2016 DREAM2Explore teacher professional development workshop will take place July 11-15 at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Grade 6-9 science teachers are invited to participate in this free workshop focused on lunar and planetary science, exploration, and how our understanding of the Moon, asteroids, and the moons of Mars is growing and changing with new data from current and recent planetary missions. In-service and pre-service science teachers are encouraged to apply.

Lunar Workshop for Educators
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission is sponsoring a free workshop on June 27-July 1 in Greenbelt, Maryland for grade 6-9 science teachers. The week-long workshop focuses on lunar science and exploration, complete with tours, presentations and a lunch with NASA scientists, tons of hands-on activities, pedagogical discussions about how effectively to share lunar science with your students and more! Stipends amounts of $500 are available for those who need financial assistance to participate (first-come, first-served basis).

Summer Houston Chemistry Workshop
In this 4-day workshop, July 18-21, teachers participate in a broad spectrum of instructional exercises, become part of a panel discussion and tour various chemical plants and industrial waste disposal sites on facility field trips. Teachers completing all days of the workshop receive a $300 stipend.