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.