Space – Education’s Final Frontier ?
The International Space Education Professional Development Program, Houston, Texas, 3-7 2013
This program offers Educators, Teachers, Managers and Partnership professionals a unique opportunity to enhance their approach to teaching science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). The program is designed and delivered in partnership with the International Space Community and demonstrates the benefits of using space exploration in an educational context for all grades and levels.
- To demonstrate how space exploration can be used to inspire and motivate young people across the world.
- To develop the skills and knowledge of key professionals to enable them to use space exploration to enhance their approach to teaching STEM and related areas
- To inspire key professionals to promote the benefits of space exploration to education in their countries.
- To bring together key educators and managers from across the world to learn in partnership with each other and the International Space Community
The program will consist of 6 days (7 nights) of unique and inspirational activity including;
- 2/3 day workshops with NASA personnel involved in curriculum development
- 1 day at Space Center Houston, including a tour and workshop with the education and outreach team.
- A private tour of the Johnson Space Center
- School visits
- Evening events, offering the opportunity to meet and mingle with astronauts, scientists and engineers from NASA
- Cultural visits including San Jacinto Museum and Keemah Boardwalk
- Support in accessing all of NASA’s curriculum support material
|$1,700 US dollars (IPN Members)$1,900 US dollars (Non- members)Accompanying person program available subject to demand and at additional cost. Information available on request.||The cost covers:
This program may take place alongside Destination Space, our program for students.
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