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

Track:
Grades 6-12
What:
Session
When:
10:00 AM, Friday 5 Feb 2021 CST (45 minutes)
Where:
Virtual Classroom 5   Virtual session
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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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Presenter
Natural Physics Global Outreach
Director
Presenter
Oke Iragbiji Grammar School
Presenter
Costa Rica Institute of Technology
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