Lunar Meteorite - Salt Lake City
Saturday 06/15/2019
9:00 am MT
FREE 6-hour Workshop
Clark Planetarium
Salt Lake City, Utah
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The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 6-hour Lunar and Meteorite Sample Disks for Education certification.

Participants will be trained and certified to borrow Lunar Sample Disks for education.

This workshop provides background information, activities and security procedures for borrowing these priceless, national treasures.

Discussion will include classroom modifications.

The Lunar and Meteorite Sample Disk Program is intended for K-12 classrooms, museums, libraries or planetariums. In order to be eligible to receive the Sample Disks, a user must be employed (receiving a paycheck) by one of the above learning institutions.

John Weis has been an Education Specialist with NASA for the last 10 years. He is currently stationed at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. In addition to providing online professional development for educators, John is responsible for educational outreach including professional development for pre-service and in-service teachers, community programs and liaising with state and local education agencies in the Marshall region of Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Alabama and Tennessee. John earned a BS in Science and Mathematics Teaching with an emphasis in Mathematics and Physics from the Florida State University and an MS in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Scranton. Before joining NASA education, he spent 10 years as a secondary science teacher in Volusia County, Florida. His areas of specialization include Mathematics, Physics, Earth/Space Science, and Astronomy.