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Energize Your Science Classroom Using Authentic Research!

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8:45 AM, Saturday 6 Feb 2021 CST (45 minutes)
Space Center Houston (Hosting of all events take place on-line-virtually) - Virtual Classroom 1   Virtual session
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Grade 8-12
Presenters will share their experience working on a Stellar Spectroscopy Research Project using the 2.1 meter Otto Struve telescope at McDonald Observatory, TX, which has greatly affected their classroom teaching and their students’ understanding of the nature of science. Attendees will be guided through a spectroscopy lesson suitable for 8th-12th grade students in Chemistry, Physics, or Astronomy. Participants will be provided with resources to participate and conduct authentic research projects with students that promotes inquiry and collaboration, including learning to access NASA telescope data and collecting data with students using remote telescopes. Professional development research opportunities will be presented as well.


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Spectroscopy Lab (7.65MB)

Who's Attending

Jimmy Newland
Physics and Astronomy Teacher and PhD Student in Physics Education
Bellaire High School/University of Houston
Necole Hanks Hanks
science teacher
Powell Middle School
Eileen Grzybowski
Science Teacher
Norman Public Schools
Olivia Kuper
Science Teacher
North Greene High School
Justin Hickey
Physics/Astronomy Teacher
Episcopal High School
Judith Meyer mey
K12 Programs Specialist
McDonald Observatory
Eduardo Corichi
Aerospace Academy of Mexico
Emilio Israel Mendez Palestina
High school teacher
Aeroespace Academy of Mexico
Miriam Cornejo
High School
Aerospace Academy of Mexico
Aerospace Academy of Mexico
Mrs. Valentina Matei
Dacia School Oradea
Mr. Milton Lima V
Science Teacher
Vance County Schools
Lisa Turney
Technology Teacher
Bluevalley Southwest High School
Martinique Pautzke
K-12 Education Program Coordinator
McDonald Observatory
Angela Case
Program Coordinator
Space Center Houston
Melvin Sostand
Tekoa Academy of Accelerated Studies STEM School
Orlando Garcia
Aerospace Academy of Mexico
Stephen Lys
AE Peacock High School
Donovan Flores
College profesor
Aerospace Academy of Mexico
Stephanie Hanover
Teacher/STEM Mentor
Allen Academy
Mr. David Lockett
Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow
Michelle Brosseau
Mrs. Brosseau's Binder
Eric Antonio Ruiz Nunez Nuñez
Aerospace Academy of Mexico
Mr. Iman Poshtvan
Carl Bergman
Dickinson High School
Valerie Loofbourrow
Evans Junior High School
Andrea Bing
Manchester Street School
Andrew Hamilton
Angleton Isd
Sharon Rigsby
Murry J Frank Planetarium, Beaumont ISD
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