Education and
Public Engagement
at the Lunar and Planetary Institute
OREx launch participants

Exploring Solar System Beginnings: A Professional Development Training

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Day 1 Slides

Sorting the Solar System
Full Activity
Cards Only

Making Our Solar System: Planetary Formation
and Evolution
Michelle Kirchoff, Southwest Research Institute

Active Accretion Activity

Planet Swap Activity

Jump to Jupiter Activity

All About Asteroids
Michelle Kirchoff, Southwest Research Institute

Activity Stations: Impact Cratering
Crater Creations
Making Regolith

Meteorites: Visitors from the Asteroid Belt
Zoe Landsman, University of Central Florida

Edible Rocks Activity

Other Workshop Resources

Complete workshop binder

Activities Overview

Participant List

Participant Map

Presenter List (with contact info)

Workshop flickr group - add your pics!

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Day 2 Slides

Meteorite Kits

Strange New Planet Activity

A History of Asteroid Exploration
Kristen John, NASA Johnson Space Center

Investigating the Insides Activity

The OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission
Full Presentation (110 mb PPT)
Short Presentation (78 mb PPT)
Dolores Hill, The University of Arizona

Down to the Core Activity

Online Solar System Exploration Resources

Events Reporting Form

OREx launch