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A new millennium. A new Universe in the Classroom. "The Universe in the Classroom" has gone electric! The Astronomical Society of the Pacific has partnered with Astronomy.com to bring more frequent editions online. Each month there will be new articles and activities that you can use in the classroom and news and announcements about upcoming events for you and your students. Go to the above referenced website and click on the Parents and Teachers section.
SACNAS' mission is to encourage Chicano/Latino and Native American students to pursue graduate education and obtain the advanced degrees necessary for research careers and science teaching professions at all levels. You're invited! Registration available online The National Conference and K-12 Teacher Workshops provide an opportunity for science, mathematics and engineering students, educators and professionals to build networks on a national level. The conference also offers: Discover new ways to captivate minority student interest in the sciences. Receive curriculum, participate in hands-on training and increase background knowledge in math, science, technology and engineering For further information, preliminary agenda, registration and financial aid application materials, and travel and hotel information, please visit our website
The Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM) of the American Chemical Society will be held June 14-17 at Seattle University and many sessions are planned for K-12 teachers. A $150 scholarship will be given to each of the first 30 K-12 teachers who register. Teachers will receive 1 credit from Seattle University for attending 10 hours of approved programming. (There is a $35 fee for the credit.) For complete details visit the web site.
The Space Foundation Space in Colorado is offering summer graduate courses in earth science, basic rocketry and life in space, astronomy for the classroom, and advanced space technology. The program's goal is to help teachers prepare their students to succeed in the 21st century global workplace by encouraging them be technology literate. Space Discovery courses are a hands-on, high-energy way to earn optional graduate credit while exploring practical methods to integrate space-based teaching into math, science, language arts, social studies and other core curricula. Courses are presented throughout the summer in Colorado Springs.
The path of the total eclipse follows a northeastern trajectory from the southern Atlantic Ocean, making landfall on the west coast of Angola in southern Africa. Show your students this eclipse on line The website will be specifically designed for informal and formal educators, providing, activities for museums or schools to teach students and the general public about the relationship between the Sun, the Moon, the Earth, and eclipses. We will also provide some background information on the cultural traditions of southern Africa in an effort to gain a different perspective on eclipses. In addition, interviews with scientists will be available, providing a wealth of information straight from the experts on the Sun-Earth connection. Finally, other resources such as images, animations, and movies will be made available for educators to use to enhance their lessons.
Need a blank outline map of Myanmar? Or how about Andorra? Free blank outline maps of all the countries in the world as well as continents are available at the Geography.com site. Some microstates consisting of a very small territory or single small island have been excluded. This is a wonderful geography interactive site.
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