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Celebrating Science: Putting Education Best Practices to Work

August 2-6, 2014

Hyatt Regency, Burlingame, CA

 

Greetings! Just a reminder that "Early Bird" registration is now open and the special rate is available through May 31st.

Join the ASP and your Education and Public Outreach (E/PO) colleagues and professional peers to explore the latest in formal and informal education best practices. Engage and network over three days of presentations, panels and workshops - and...

CIESIN, the Center for International Earth Science Information Network of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, is seeking to fill two Officer of Research positions, one in its Science Applications Division and the second in its Geospatial Applications Division. The two positions will stay open for 30 years after the ad appears and will continue until the job is filled.

For more information on the Senior Staff Associate position, please visit:

As part of the Astro Forum's higher education efforts and community collaboration discussions held at our retreats, we are looking into how NASA can help instructors of “Astronomy 101” courses for college non-science majors. We are examining what resources are available on a series of key topics in introductory astronomy, and what existing and new materials NASA can bring to the table. As a first step, here is a resource guide about cosmology (at the beginning college level). It includes...

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As part of the Astro Forum's higher education efforts and community collaboration discussions held at our retreats, we are looking into how NASA can help instructors of “Astronomy 101” courses for college non-science majors. We are examining what resources are available on a series of key topics in introductory astronomy, and what existing and new materials NASA can bring to the table. As a follow up to the Cosmology Resource Guide, here is a resource guide about exoplanets (at the beginning...

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