NAI: Astrobiology Workshops for Educators at Penn State (PSU)

Overview
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NAI: Astrobiology Workshops for Educators at Penn State (PSU)
E/PO Project Name:
NASA Astrobiology Institute
Contact Information:
Bldg. 247, Rm. 207 P.O. Box 1 Moffett Field, CA 94035-0001
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Short Description:

This project provides professional development in astrobiology for teachers from across the US at Penn State University.  Two workshops were supported in Summer, 2011: Earth's History: Uncovering Clues of the Past‚ and Astrobiology: The Interdisciplinary Search for Life in the Cosmos.  The purpose is to expose teachers to the latest in astrobiology research, NASA missions, and classroom materials.

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National Priorities and Coordination Approaches as Articulated in CoSTEM:
  • Improve STEM Instruction