LRO: Lunar Workshops for Educators

Overview
Program Element / Activity Title:
LRO: Lunar Workshops for Educators
E/PO Project Name:
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter E/PO
Contact Information:
8800 Greenbelt Rd
Code 690
Greenbelt, MD 20771
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Short Description:

This activity is a workshop for educators of grades 6-12 to learn about lunar science and exploration and how to incorporate LRO data into their classrooms. Participants in the workshop attend a week-long workshop at Goddard Space Flight Center in July 2010 and are given follow-up professional development using distance learning technologies.

Awards Received:
NASA Group Achievement Award in 2010
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Evaluation
National Priorities and Coordination Approaches as Articulated in CoSTEM:
  • Improve STEM Instruction
What are the goals and objectives of your program element / activity?:
The Lunar Workshops for Educators (LWEs) were a series of week long professional development workshops designed to educate and inspire grade 6–12 science teachers conducted 2010-2012.