LPI-Led Planetary ReaCH Project to Conduct First Workshop on Engaging Diverse Audiences in Planetary Science
March 11, 2022
Planetary science and exploration subject matter experts (SMEs; including graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, engineers, and technicians) are invited to apply to attend a workshop to learn to effectively engage diverse audiences, specifically Black and Latinx youth and their families, in planetary science and exploration. The workshop will take place April 6-8, 2022 on the campus of Arizona State University, Tempe. Planetary SMEs will be joined by local informal, or out-of-school time, educators.
- Learn and share effective practices and strategies to engage Black and Latinx communities
- Collaborate with / learn from each other, sharing their expertise in planetary science and engaging audiences
- Modify hands-on planetary activities and resources to better engage audiences
- Practice conducting activities using these strategies at a community event on Saturday, April 9
Travel stipends are available for planetary SMEs able to accept one. Space is limited to 15 SMEs and 15 informal educators.
The application to attend the workshop is available online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/299SC62.
Please direct questions to Andy Shaner – [email protected].
For more information, visit:
Planetary Resources and Content Heroes (ReaCH)