STEMAZing Workshops

These hands-on, minds-on workshops put educators into the seats and minds of their students. Workshops range from a few hours to multi-day events and include the equipment and supplies teachers need to implement these activities in their own classrooms.

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Are we unique and alone in the Universe? Explore the diversity of planets around other stars, learn about on-going and future projects aimed at discovering Earth twins, and experience how to turn your students into planet hunters! Believe it or not, humans are NOT at the center of the Universe. From the history of our shift from geocentric to a heliocentric view to building a scale model of our solar system and the Trappist 1 solar system to the variety of ways we detect exoplanets and finally, exploring the habitable (Goldilocks) zone to find Earth twins, this workshop will leave you excited to engage your students with this cutting edge science!

Audience: 4th-12th Grade Teachers

Location: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona

Date and Time: Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

Cost: Just $25 - you get breakfast, lunch, and ~$50 worth of STEM loot!

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