Astronomy and the Solar System Workshop


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Middle School Teachers!

Want to increase your knowledge and comfort level in teaching about Astronomy and the Solar System? Want to go back to your classroom with dozens of new hands-on activities? Come to one of the following FREE workshops:

Tuesday, May 7, 2002 - El Paso, Texas

Wednesday, May 8, 2002 - El Paso, Texas

(All times: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm)

Topics Include:

    Solar System
    Reasons for the Seasons
    Life Cycle of the Sun
    Solar Motion
    Distance to the Planets
    Phases of the Moon
    Common misconceptions
    NASA Missions

Participants Receive:

    Notebook of free curriculum
    Resources for the classroom
    Videos
    Suggested lesson plans by grade level for 2, 3, and 4 week unit

For questions or additional information call: 800-248-8742 or email: baguio@tsgc.utexas.edu