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Past & Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

Webinars For K-12 Teachers with U.S. Satellite Laboratories

Meeting Time/Dates: January 28, 2016. February 11 & 25, 2016. March 10 & 24, 2016.

Place: This course is completely online.

This online, professional development opportunity offers pedagogical content knowledge and infuses engaging Mars content and NASA discoveries in your higher education Earth Science classes. The course is a four-hour total time commitment

For more information and to sign up, visit the course webpage

U.S. Satellite Laboratories utilizes state-of-the-art technologies dedicated to support educators in STEM disciplines. More information about U.S. Satellite Laboratories can be found at the U.S. Satellite Laboratories, Inc webpage.

Past Workshops

Conference: Annual Geological Society of America Meeting

Meeting Time/Date: Saturday, 26 October, 2013, 1-5 p.m.

Place: Denver, Colorado

This half-day Mars For Earthlings (MFE) workshop introduced lesson modules applying Earth analog concepts to recent Mars imagery in an effort to engage students in STEM disciplines. This workshop was aimed at any faculty and postdoctoral scientists/graduate students teaching undergraduate introductory earth or planetary science. Participants brought a laptop to work through exercises that utilized Google Mars and JMARS software. Activities covered broad themes of Mars surface processes, astrobiology, and mineralogy. Many of the teaching resources will be accessible online. Upon completion of the course participants received a $25 coupon redeemable at the GSA onsite bookstore.

Visit the GSA Annual Meeting webpage for more information.

Sponsors: NASA; National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT); GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; GSA Planetary Geology Division; GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; GSA Geobiology and Geomicrobiology Division.


Webinars For Teachers with U.S. Satellite Laboratories

Meeting Time/Date: November 6, 13, 20, and 21, 2013, 9-10 p.m. Eastern Time.

Place: This course is completely online.

This online, professional development opportunity offering pedagogical content knowledge and infused engaging Mars content and NASA discoveries in your higher education Earth Science classes. The course is a four-hour total time commitment.

For more information, visit the course webpage.

U.S. Satellite Laboratories utilizes state-of-the-art technologies dedicated to support educators in STEM disciplines. More information about U.S. Satellite Laboratories can be found at the U.S. Satellite Laboratories, Inc webpage.

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