NASA's Beginning Engineering, Science and Technology (BEST) Engineering Workshop
Dates: June 10 - 11, 2015
Grades: K - 6
Title: Discover the Engineer in You!
Location: Stennis Space Center B1200 StenniSphere Millennium Hall
NASA describes an engineer as a person who uses scientific facts to solve real problems. So, even though we are not all engineers; we all engineer on a daily basis. Come and be a part of this two-day, hands-on workshop which will consist of mini challenges centered on easy engineering design projects. Using the NASA's Beginning Engineering, Science and Technology, or BEST, curriculum and other NASA activities, educators will explore, design, and construct simple engineering activities. Educators will experience problem solving while working in groups.
How to Register For Free Workshops at Stennis Space Center
To make a reservation, call the NASA Education Department at 228-688-3338, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Unless otherwise noted, all 0.5 CEU workshops will be held 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. with a 30-minute lunch break. Please bring your lunch, some workshop locations do not provide food services.
Workshop Policy and Security
Educators may register for no more than three (3) workshops per semester and may only make reservations for themselves. Educators must call 228-688-1378 as soon as possible to cancel attendance. Failure to notify of a cancellation will affect educator's ability to participate in future workshops and programs.
Workshops are held at INFINITY Science Center and Stennis Space Center. For workshops held at INFINITY go directly to the Center, view this site for directions, www.visitinfinity.com
. For workshops held at Stennis Space Center, for security purposes, you may be required to check in at the reception center located at either the north via I-59, or south via I-10 gate upon arrival at Stennis Space Center. You must be a US citizen with a valid photo ID. Please allow sufficient time for this process when you arrive.
The use of cell phones is prohibited while driving on site at Stennis Space Center.
Mississippi and Louisiana educators are able to renew their teaching certificates with CEU credits from approved workshops. Unless otherwise noted, educators will receive 0.5 CEU credits for each five-hour workshop conducted on site. You must be present for the full workshop to earn CEU credit. The NASA Education Department maintains all CEU records. A certificate of attendance will be issued when the educator completes a five-hour workshop. This certificate, along with any other CEU documentation, should then be mailed by the educator to the State Department of Education at the time of renewal. To obtain a copy of your CEU credits, a written request must be sent to the NASA Education Department, Stennis Space Center, B1200 Rm208B, Stennis Space Center, MS 39529.
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