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Pulling Back the Curtain to Reach the Stars: From the 'Hood to Jupiter

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10:00 AM, Friday 5 Feb 2021 CST (45 minutes)
Space Center Houston (Hosting of all events take place on-line-virtually) - Virtual Classroom 5   Virtual session
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Grades 6-12
Are you looking for innovative techniques to inspire inner-city youth and young women to gain footholds in the space industry?In this highly interactive session you will gain hands-on experience with the outreach methodology used to successfully incorporate astronomy into academic curriculums and enrichment programs in Nigeria.You will interact directly with a young Nigerian student teacher who benefited from this program. In addition,you will learn from one of the co-authors about the inspiring new bookThe Intrepids: Costa Rican Women in Science and Technologywhich showcases 18 up and coming Costa Rican scientists and engineers.

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Who's Attending

Mr. Bruce Callow
Teacher /author
Costa Rica Institute of Technology /Universidad del Valle de Guatemala Publishing House
Bill Davidson
Retired JSC Mission Control employee
Mr. LeRoy Davis Larry, Jr. Jr.
Natural Physics Global Outreach
Jill Y
Smithsonian Institution
Todd Tisch Tisch
Teacher Bachelor
Plummer Middle School
Adrienne Provenzano
NASA Solar System Ambassadors JPL-CalTech
Laudra Calaf
Angleton Junior High
Judith Meyer mey
K12 Programs Specialist
McDonald Observatory
Tori McIntosh
North Dakota Space Grant Consortium
Kathy Whatley
Principal / Special Education Teacher
Upward Hope Academy
Pat Switzer
Flight Director
Challenger Learning Center Las Cruces Public Schools
Celina Terrones
Academic Program Specialist
Scobee Education Center
Mr. Chris Miller
Planetarium Coordinator
Pogue Planetarium, Grand Prairie ISD
Peter B.
Middle School Science Teacher
Manhattan Country School
Mrs. Nancy Parra-Quinlan
STEM/CTE teacher
Kino JHS
Ashley Henry
M.S. in K-12 Education, NASA OKSG STELLAR Alumni/Mentor, CPS 5th grade Teacher
NASA Oklahoma Space Grant Consortium
Astra Zeno
Young Women's College Preparatory Academy
Mr. Stanley Taylor
Science Workshop Presenter
Young Canadian Space Club
David Malcolm Malcolm
South Medford High School
Justin Bartel
Immersive Experience Manager
Science Museum of Virginia
Juanita Jackson
Aldine ISD
James Putman
Science Teacher (secondary)
The Motivation to Learn
Ms. Jess Rowell Rowell
Middle School Science Teacher
Shady Grove Middle School, Maryland
Necole Hanks Hanks
science teacher
Powell Middle School
Stephanie Jackson
7th & 8th grade Science Teacher
Flagstaff Junior Academy
Ángela Pérez
Corporación Parque Explora - Planetario de Medellin
Anjana Pandey
James Tyson III
Flight Director
Challenger Learning Center of Maine
Therese Moran
STEM Teacher
West Middle School
John Charles Ph.D.
Scientist in Residence
Space Center Houston
Dennis Shore _ Staff - FullerES
Fuller Elementary School
Valerie Rudderforth
Middle School Project Lead the Way Teacher
Saint Paul Public Schools
Ron Schmit
Observatory Coordinator
Anoka Hennepin School District #11
Jenn Donais
K-8 STEM Coach | PAEMST 2016 | AFA/Rolls Royce 3rd Place National Teacher of the Year | Google Coach | PLTW Launch Lead Teacher | ST Math Champion
Amesbury public schools
Pam Leestma
Foundation Board Member
Columbia Memorial Space Center, Retired CA teacher
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