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A Stennis Educator Workshop
Fall 2016 Educator Professional Development Schedule

Title: "Back to School" Open House for Educators
Date: September 17, 2016
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
Location: INFINITY Science Center

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Description: The day will include brief demonstrations, videos, and displays featuring NASA’s current and historical exploration initiatives. Learn about workshops for educators and information about scheduling your next field trip to the Infinity Science Center.

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Exploring the Solar System Workshop
Date: September 29, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. CT (30 minute lunch)
Audience: In-service, pre-service, home school and informal STEM educators of grades 4-8
Location: Infinity Science Center (Map); Classroom B (upstairs)

Come explore the Solar System from a unique mathematical perspective. Using NASA STEM activities, we will investigate worlds beyond our planet Earth and probe the origins of our universe. Everywhere imaginable, NASA is out there! Activities presented will be aligned to Next Generation Science Standards domain of Earth and Space Sciences; Space Systems.
Register Online: https://www.etouches.com/201521

Online pre-registration is required to participate.
Registration will be limited to 30 educators.
Registration will close September 25, 2016 (or, when 30 educators are registered).
CEU's/CLU's will be provided for 5.0 hours of attendance.


Space Technology Drives Exploration Workshop
Date: October 13, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. CT (30 minute lunch)
Audience: In-service, pre-service, home school and informal STEM educators of grades 4-8
Location: Infinity Science Center (Map); Classroom B (upstairs)

Join us for a fun-filled technology workshop highlighting NASA’s past and present high-tech space exploration initiatives.  Hands-on STEM activities will include the use of three dimensional (3-D) and smart technology, so bring your smart phones and prepare to be amazed! Activities presented will be aligned to Next Generation Science Standards domain of Engineering, Technology and Applications of Science; Engineering Design.
Register Online: https://www.etouches.com/201528

Online pre-registration is required to participate.
Registration will be limited to 30 educators.
Registration will close October 9, 2016 (or, when 30 educators are registered).
CEU's/CLU's will be provided for 5.0 hours of attendance.


Earth Right Now: NASA and Weather Workshop
Date: November 9, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. CT (30 minute lunch)
Audience: In-service, pre-service, home school and informal STEM educators of grades 4-8
Location: Infinity Science Center (Map); Classroom B (upstairs)

Explore NASA's role in our understanding and forecasting of weather. Climate, seasons and hurricanes will also be explored as part of this earth science workshop. NASA data, STEM curriculum and resources will guide us through a “storm” of classroom activities and learning strategies in this unique "climate" of learning. Join us, rain or shine. Activities presented will be aligned to Next Generation Science Standards domain of Earth and Space Sciences; Earth Systems.
Register Online: https://www.etouches.com/201516

Online pre-registration is required to participate.
Registration will be limited to 30 educators.
Registration will close November 6, 2016 (or, when 30 educators are registered).
CEU's/CLU's will be provided for 5.0 hours of attendance.


How to Register For Free Workshops at Stennis Space Center
Pre-registration is required. To register for a Stennis Space Center educator professional development workshop, register online by using the unique link for each listed workshop. Unless otherwise noted, all 5.0 hour workshops will be held 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. with a 30-minute lunch break. The Infinity Science Center has a Café that serves food and drink, but you may bring your own lunch and snacks. For additional information, please call 228-688-3338.
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 228-688-3338 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 will 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.
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