Bring your classroom along to share NASA’s great quest for habitable environments beyond Earth starting with Gale Crater on Mars using NASA’s newest, amazing rover - Curiosity! Learn how to use NASA astrobiology and the exploration of Mars to enhance life science and physical science topics in your classroom while engaging your students to think critically about “big questions” such as “What are conditions for Life?” and “Is there life beyond Earth?” Special NASA Mars and astrobiology guest presenters will be sharing the newest discoveries. In addition, NASA education specialists will showcase hands-on, STEM activities to help educators extend their students' learning and demonstrate how activities align to the Next Generation Science Standards!
Ever wonder how NASA can fit into your curriculum? Don’t just wonder...come and find out! A certificate for 6.5 professional development clock hours will be given for this conference. Conference participants will receive lesson plans, NASA materials and resources.
Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Free (a $5 reservation fee will be refunded to you upon your arrival at the conference)
Arizona State University Main Campus – Memorial Union