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CAPER/NASA/NSBP Workshops

CAPER, NASA and the National Society of Black Physicists have partnered to provide a series of workshops focused on reforming and revitalizing courses in science and science teaching. 

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Some Upcoming Workshop Examples

Pacific Science Teaching Conference @HawaiiCon, September 13-16, 2018, on the west coast of the Big Island of Hawaii.  Registration information forthcoming here.

InterNational Astronomy Teaching Summit and Robotic Telescopes in Education Conference, July 23-27, 2018 in Hilo on the east coast of the Big Island of Hawai'i. Registration Information Here

International Science Education Conference, Barcelona, Spain., June 3-6, 2018.  Registration and hotel information available online at: https://clute-sci.com/clute-international-science-education-conference-barcelona-spain/

Houston (LPSC) - Teaching Astronomy as a Verb!!  The 2-Day #ASTRO101 Astronomy & Planetary Sciences Teaching Excellence Workshop, Lee College, March 17 & 18, 2018, Room 113 in Lee College Gray Science Building, 200 Lee Dr, Baytown, TX 77520 (directly east of Houston, about 35 miles from IAH).  Registration Information Here.

New Orleans (AGU) - Teaching Astronomy as a Verb!!  The 2-Day #ASTRO101 Astronomy & Planetary Sciences Teaching Excellence Workshop, University of New Orleans, December 9 & 10, 2017, University of New Orleans, Bicentennial Education Center, Room 308, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70148 (about 6 miles directly north of the French Quarter). Registration Information Here.

 

 

 

 

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