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2012 Space Across the Curriculum Courses

Throughout the summer, the Space Foundation offered our series of week-long, graduate-level Space Across the Curriculum professional development courses for PreK-12 educators. The hands-on courses are focused on national standards and STEM principles and provide space-related content that is instantly transferrable to the classroom.

Courses

  • June 11-15, Space Foundation Discovery Institute: Biological and Physical Research: Long-Term Space Travel 
  • June 11-15, Space Foundation world headquarters: Earth Systems Science: Our Earth Revealed 
  • NEW In 2012! June 18-22, Space Foundation Discovery Institute: Meteorology and Space Weather 
  • June 25-29, Colorado State University - Pueblo: Rocketry: The Future of Human Spaceflight
  • July 9-13, Space Foundation Discovery Institute: Lunar/Mars Exploration and Base Construction 
  • July 16-20, Space Foundation Discovery Institute: Astronomy Principles for the Classroom: Kinesthetic Astronomy
  • July 23-27, Charles County Public Schools: Astronomy Principles for the Classroom: Kinesthetic Astronomy
  • July 23-27, Charles County Public Schools: Space Technologies in the Classroom: Robotics and Nanotechnology
  • July 30-Aug. 3, Charles County Public Schools: Rocketry: Space History and the Future of Spaceflight
  • July 30-Aug. 3, Charles County Public Schools: Biological and Physical Research: Long Term Space Travel

 

Scholarships

  • Donnika Jones, a 4th and 5th grade teacher at Douglas L. Jamerson, Jr., Elementary School Center for Mathematics and Engineering in St. Petersburg, Fla., received the 2012 Space Foundation Dr. Catherine Pedretty Space Scholarship for Teachers, which provided tuition and travel to attend the Meteorology and Space Weather course in Colorado Springs.
  • Mimi Bull, a 1st grade teacher at The Classical Academy (TCA) Central Campus in Colorado Springs, Colo., received the Anna and Kathryn Probert Educator Enrichment Scholarship and attended the Earth Systems Science: Our Earth Revealed in Colorado Springs.
  • Dr. M. Thomas Gammarino, an English teacher at the Punahou Academy in Honolulu, Hawai'i, recipient of the 2012 Space Foundation Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship, attended the Colorado Springs Lunar/Mars Exploration and Base Construction course.

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