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Door to the Universe Educator Workshops

Are you interested in learning more about astronomy and the solar system? Do you want to feel more confident sharing new space discoveries with your students? Then join us for one or all three days of experiential activities to learn ways to share the excitement and importance of space research and exploration.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

  • September 12, 13 and 14 - Amarillo, Texas

    We hope you can join us for this special event in San Antonio! You can register for the session by accessing the science workshops offerred at ESC-20

  • October 3, 4 and 5 - San Antonio, Texas

Day 1

  • Our Solar System
    • Formation
    • Exploration
    • Contents
  • Planet Characteristics
    • Distance
    • Size
    • NASA Missions
  • Sun-Earth Connections
    • Daily Motion
    • Seasons
    • Zodiac

Day 2

  • Earth/Moon Comparison
  • Moon
    • Phases
    • Eclipse
  • Gravity

Day 3

  • Small Bodies in the Solar System
    • Asteroids, Meteorites, Comets
  • Our place in the Milky Way
    • Constellations
    • Stars
  • Other galaxies

PRESENTERS:

    Dr. Judit Ries, The University of Texas at Austin, Astronomer/Researcher
    Margaret Baguio, Texas Space Grant Consortium, Education and Public Outreach
    Solar System Ambassadors

Choose one or all three days. Space is limited. For registration information, email: baguio@tsgc.utexas.edu