POCA

A Partnership in Observational and Computational Astronomy

Earth & Space Science Workshop for High School Teachers

July 13-15, 2010

South Carolina State University
&
Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College

Orangeburg, SC

Milky Way

Earth & Space Science Workshop for High School Teachers

A three day workshop designed to acquaint the teacher participants with subject matter, educational resources, information on Project Lead the Way and student career opportunities in the fields of astronomy, atmospheric science and physics. Teachers will participate in hands-on activities related to these fields and take back information for future participation by their students.

Left: Milky Way with the Kepler field of view highlighted
Below right: Photo of M31, Andromeda Galaxy by John Lanoue.

 

M31, Andromeda Galaxy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda

 

Participants

 

General Instructions

 

Pictures of Workshop

 

Balloon Launch

 

SC State University's News Article

 

This workshop is hosted by South Carolina State University and Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College and funded by the National Science Foundation through a NSF/PAARE award to SC State (AST-0750814), a NSF/OEDG subaward to SC State through the University of Houston – Downtown (0703585) and through a NSF/Project Lead the Way award to OCtech.

 

 

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