Lunar and Planetary Institute






Education and Public Outreach

Join us to explore how to bring Earth and space science
resources and content into your classroom!

Educator Workshops

Summer 2012 Mars Revealed Workshop – for High School Teachers

Summer 2012 Lunar Workshops for Educators – for Middle School and High School Teachers

Summer 2012 Unknown Moon Institute – for High School Teachers

Southwestern ASTE Conference

Select Past Educator Workshops

(links to activities and resources available)

Stars and Galaxies – 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

Faculty Institute for NASA Earth and Space Science Education (FINESSE) for Community College and University faculty, January 2012

Around and Round: Lunar Phases, Planetary Orbits, and Seasons

Cracking Up: Plate Tectonics, Volcanism, and the Structure of the Earth

Summer 2011 Unknown Moon Institute

Mars Revealed Workshop for High School Teachers

Earth-Moon Institute for Teachers

Past Educator Field Trips

(links to activities and resources available)

2009 The Heat from Within - Earthly Insights into Planetary Volcanism

2008 – Floods and Flows: Exploring Mars Geology On Earth

2007 – Earth's Extremophiles: Implications for Life in the Solar System

2006 – The Heat from Within:  Earthly Insights into Planetary Volcanism

2005 – Life at the Limits: Earth, Mars and Beyond

2004 – Floods and Flows: Exploring Mars Geology On Earth

2003 – The Great Desert – Geology and Life on Mars and in the Southwest

2002 – Extremities: Geology and Life in Yellowstone and Implications for Other Worlds

2001 – Planetary Volcanism – Field trip to Washington/Oregon volcanic field

 

 

For more information please e-mail Education@lpi.usra.edu.