Title: Launch Into Learning Forces and Motion: Rocketry 101
Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015
Time: 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Audience: 5th – 8th grade formal, informal and pre-service STEM educators
Location: Infinity Science Center; Conference Room B
Registration: Please register online using the following link: https://www.etouches.com/144421
Launch your students' interest and excitement in forces and motion with rockets. Explore forces, motion and flight with fun, exciting rocket activities that include designing, building and launching simple rockets while recording, analyzing and graphing data. This workshop will also investigate rockets by integrating NASA missions, STEM curriculum and online education resources and teaching strategies that will help guide you into a learning journey "blast off". Joining us in this workshop will be a NASA Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft Subject Matter Expert (SME) to share their experience and knowledge of NASA's next generation spacecraft to Mars. Register online at https://www.etouches.com/144421
Registration will close on November 13, 2015.
CEU's will be provided.
Directions to the NASA Infinity Science Center: http://www.visitinfinity.com/visit/map-directions/
For additional information, please contact Steve Culivan, NASA SSC Educator Professional Development Specialist:
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.
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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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