Lunar and Planetary Institute

Public Understanding of Planetary Science

March 12, 2006
Lunar and Planetary Institute
Houston, Texas

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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