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LPI workshops at NSTA Portland
Come join our sessions, presented by educators from the STEP program, at the NSTA conference in Portland! "NASA's Exploration of the Solar System" is a short course on Nov. 10 at 3pm; "Seasons in the Sun" is a workshop on Nov. 12 at 9:30 am, and "Moon Mania" is a workshop on Nov. 11 at 12:30 pm.
LiftOff 2017: Starry Night
This weeklong aerospace workshop emphasizes STEM learning experiences by incorporating a space science theme supported by NASA missions. 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. Free to Texas participants. Application deadline: April 14, 2017
LPI workshops at NSTA Minneapolis
Come join our sessions, presented by educators from the STEP program, at the NSTA conference in Minneapolis! "Seasons in the Sun" is Oct. 27 at 12:30 pm, and "Moon Mania" is Oct. 28 at 11 am.
Astronomy Workshop at Harris County Department of Education
On Dec. 7, 2016, LPI will present an astronomy workshop for 8th grade science and High School astronomy teachers. Discover how astronomers study the stars, nebulae, and galaxies that make up the Universe! Create classification diagrams, explore the properties of light, and model the scale of our Galaxy through a variety of hands-on activities. Addresses TEKS 8.8 (A,B,C,D). Participants receive reference materials, hands-on lesson plans, and lunch. Materials and LPI education staff time provided by NASA Science Mission Directorate’s cooperative agreement with USRA.Advanced Registration required. ($30).