Lunar and Planetary Institute






Public Understanding of Planetary Science

March 12, 2006
Lunar and Planetary Institute
Houston, Texas

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Agenda
     
 

8:00 a.m.

  Breakfast and Registration
       
  8:30 a.m.  

Welcome and Overview
Dr. Marilyn Lindstrom and Dr. Stephanie Shipp

       
  8:45 a.m.  

The Moon Hoax Hoax
Dr. Phil Plait

       
  9:15 a.m.  

Audience Discussion
Small Group Discussions: Favorite Media Misconceptions

       
 

9:30 a.m.

 

Mining the Data -- Student and Teacher Results on a Space Science Concept Inventory
Dr. Phil Sadler

       
  10:30 a.m.  

Audience Discussion
Small Group Discussions: Brainstorm Approaches to Addressing Misconceptions

       
  10:45 a.m.   Bteak
       
  11:00 a.m.  

The Research Perspective on Teaching and Learning Science
Ms. Claudine Kavanagh

       
  11:45 a.m.   Audience Discussion
       
  12:00 p.m.   Lunch
       
  1:00 p.m.   Small Group Discussions: Strategies to Address Specific Misconceptions
       
  2:00 p.m.   Regroup: Share Strategies for Addressing Common Misconceptions          
       
  2:30 p.m.   Closing/Evaluation
       
 

2:45 p.m.

  Close of Workshop
       
 

 

 

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July 24, 2008