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VOYAGE to Spread Space Excitement Educator Newsletter

Volume VI, Issue 7
Editor Talia Jurgens
August 11, 2006

13th Annual Space Exploration Educators Conference
http://www.spacecenter.org/TeachersSEECPresenterFAQ.html

Just wanted to remind everyone of the rapidly approaching session proposal deadline. Proposals are due next Tuesday, August 15th. You can find the application packet and additional information at the above website.


Space Center Houston Teacher Programs
http://www.spacecenter.org/TeachersProDevelopment.html

Come learn how to bring intelligent fun into your classroom! Space Center Houston will cater professional development workshops to fit your needs. Workshops are aligned with TEKS, provide continuing professional development credit, a certificate of completion, a light breakfast and lots of fun! For more information, visit above website.


Science Boot Camp for Teachers - Dallas Tx
http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/bootcamp/

Join Steve Spangler for an intensive one-day, training that is guaranteed to change the way you teach science... forever! This fast-moving seminar is for elementary teachers who need creative science integration strategies... who are tired of trying to 'squeeze' science into their already packed teaching schedule... and who want to make science even more fun and meaningful in their classroom. Stop squeezing and start integrating!


NASA Materials The Easy Way
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/topnav/materials/listbytype/Four_Easy_Ways.html

Teachers looking for NASA materials to use in their classrooms this fall will want to download the new flier, Four Easy Ways to Obtain NASA Educational Materials. The two-page flier lists the types of educational materials available electronically from the NASA Web site and from alternate sources.

NASA offers a wealth of classroom activities, educator guides, posters and other resources are available for use in the classroom. Materials are listed on the agency Web site by type, grade level and subject. The informational flier is available at above website.


Space Shuttle Endeavour Liftoff Off Into Space Lithograph
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/topnav/materials/listbytype/Space_Shuttle_Endeavour_Lithograph.html

A new lithograph, "Space Shuttle Endeavour Lifts Off Into Space," is now available in the Educational Materials section. The front of the lithograph features an image of the shuttle shortly after its launch. General information, significant dates, interesting facts and brief descriptions of the image are included on the reverse side. The lithograph can be downloaded and printed.

Space Shuttle Endeavour Lifts Off Into Space is available at above website.


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