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NASA Workshops and Presentations at a Glance
Education
Level
Day 1
Thursday March 29, 2012
Day 2
Friday March 30, 2012
Day 3
Saturday March 31, 2012
Day 4
Sunday April 1, 2012
All/Most Grade levels
  • Bring NASA Science into Your Classroom!
    8:00-9:00 am • Westin Indianapolis, Congress I/II
  • Making the NASA Connection - Online! NEON/AESP
    8:00-8:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Inspiring the Next Generation of STEM Leaders
    9:00-10:00 am • Indiana Convention Center, Sagamore Ballroom
  • NASA, Supernovae, and the Crab
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 3
  • NASA in a Box
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III
  • Teaching From Space
    12:00-12:45pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • STEM: What "Inquiring Minds" Need to Know (Administration)
    12:30-1:30pm • JW Marriott Indianapolis, White River Ballroom H
  • Down That "Dusty" Instructional Road Paved with Technology (Administration)
    2:00-3:00 pm • JW Marriott Indianapolis, White River Ballroom H
  • The SOFIA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors Program: Observing the Infrared Universe from the Stratosphere
    3:30-4:30pm • Marriott Downtown, Indiana Ballroom A/B
  • Come Float With Me!
    8:00-9:00 am • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • What's Up? Classroom Activities from the Association of Astronomy Educators - Session I: Sun, Earth and Planets
    8:00-9:00 am, Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 4
  • Teaching the Seasons with NOAA and NASA Data
    8:00-9:00 am • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III
  • Informal Science Day Session: Calendar in the Sky: Engaging Latinos in NASA Science and Maya Astronomy
    8:00-9:00 am • JW Marriott Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5/Group 3
  • NASA's Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project - Focus on Pre-Service and Elementary In-Service Education
    9:00-9:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Household Physics
    9:30-10:30 am • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • What's Up? Classroom Activities from the Association of Astronomy Educators - Session II: Beyond the Solar System
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 4
  • Informal Science Day Session: Supporting Science Learning in the After-School Environment: A Case Study
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5/Group 4
  • Using NASA Climate Data in the Science Classroom
    11:00-11:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • K-12 Climate Literacy Investigations with STEM Tools
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Congress I/II
  • Teach STEM? NASA Explorer Schools Can Help!
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Cabinet
  • Informal Science Day Session: NASA Informal Education Opportunities
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • JW Marriott Indianapolis, Grand ballroom 5/Group 3
  • Inquiry at a Distance
    12:30-1:30 pm • Indianapolis Convention Center, 142
  • Interdisciplinary Space Exploration Units with NASA and WWT
    12:30-1:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III
  • Hooke's Law Orbital Motion: Springs, Masses, and Zero Gravity
    2:00-3:00 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • NESTA Session: Earth and Space Science Education Today in K-12: Status and Trends at the State and National Levels
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5

  • Strengthening Collaborations Among Presidential Awardees
    9:30-10:30 am • JW Marriott Indianapolis, 313
  • Microgravity in the Classroom and at NASA
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • Exploring the Expanding Universe
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • NASA: Galileo Educator Network - Advancing Science Literacy Through Astronomy and Teacher Professional Development
    2:00-3:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • NESTA Session: National Earth Science Teachers Association Astronomy, Space, and Planetary Science Share-A-Thon
    2:00-3:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • ASTC Session: 2012 Transit of Venus
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Chamber
  • Family Science: Logistics, Parent Involvement, and Science Engagement
    3:30-4:30 pm • Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Marriott Ballroom 7
  • NESTA Session: National Earth Science Teachers Association Rock and Mineral Raffle
    3:30-5:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5

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Education
Level
Day 1
Thursday March 29, 2012
Day 2
Friday March 30, 2012
Day 3
Saturday March 31, 2012
Day 4
Sunday April 1, 2012
Preschool and/or Elementary
  • Bring NASA Science into Your Classroom!
    8:00-9:00 am • Westin Indianapolis, Congress I/II
  • Making the NASA Connection - Online! NEON/AESP
    8:00-8:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Inspiring the Next Generation of STEM Leaders
    9:00-10:00 am • Indiana Convention Center, Sagamore Ballroom
  • NASA, Supernovae, and the Crab
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 3
  • Curious Scientific Investigators: Flight Adventure
    9:30-10:30 am • Indiana Convention Center, 121
  • NASA in a Box
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III
  • Teaching From Space
    12:00-12:45pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • NMEA Session: Teaching About the Ocean from Thousands of Miles Away
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • NASA's Ready-to-Go Solar Science and Solar Energy Activities for the K-5 Classroom
    12:30-1:30 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 123 - http://www.eyeonthesky.org
  • The SOFIA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors Program: Observing the Infrared Universe from the Stratosphere
    3:30-4:30pm • Marriott Downtown, Indiana Ballroom A/B
  • Close Enough: A Journey into Solar System Modeling for Hands-On Thinking
    3:30-4:30pm • Indiana Convention Center, 122
  • NASA's Museum in a Box How-To for Elementary Teachers
    8:00-8:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Come Float With Me!
    8:00-9:00 am • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • NASA: Teaching From Space
    8:00-9:00 am • Indiana Convention Center, 207
  • What's Up? Classroom Activities from the Association of Astronomy Educators - Session I: Sun, Earth and Planets
    8:00-9:00 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 4
  • Teaching the Seasons with NOAA and NASA Data
    8:00-9:00 am • JW Marriott Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5/Group 3
  • Informal Science Day Session: Calendar in the Sky: Engaging Latinos in NASA Science and Maya Astronomy
    8:00-9:00 am • JW Marriott Indianapolis, Grand ballroom 5/Group 3
  • NASA's Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project - Focus on Pre-Service and Elementary In-Service Education
    9:00-9:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Household Physics
    9:30-10:30 am • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • What's Up? Classroom Activities from the Association of Astronomy Educators - Session II: Beyond the Solar System
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 4
  • Informal Science Day Session: Supporting Science Learning in the After-School Environment: A Case Study
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand ballroom 5/Group 4
  • NESTA Session: National Earth Science Teachers Association Geology Share-a-Thon
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • NASA's Instructional Programs for Inquiry-Based Science Classrooms
    10:00-10:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Using NASA Climate Data in the Science Classroom
    11:00-11:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • NESTA Session: National Earth Science Teachers Association Atmosphere, Weather, and Climate Share-a-Thon
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • K-12 Climate Literacy Investigations with STEM Tools
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Congress I/II
  • Teach STEM? NASA Explorer Schools Can Help!
    11:00 am-12:00 pm, Westin Indianapolis, Cabinet
  • Informal Science Day Session: NASA Informal Education Opportunities
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5/Group 3
  • How Do We Know? Using the Electromagnetic Spectrum to Explore the Univers
    12:30-1:30 pm, Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • Inquiry at a Distance
    12:30-1:30 pm • Indianapolis Convention Center, 142
  • NASA's Reading, Writing, and Rings: Using Saturn to Teach Science and Language Arts
    12:30-1:30 pm, Indiana Convention Center, 233 - http://1.usa.gov/y7aZ8J
  • Interdisciplinary Space Exploration Units with NASA and WWT
    12:30-1:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III
  • NESTA Session: Earth System Science Share-a-Thon
    12:30-1:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • Hooke's Law Orbital Motion: Springs, Masses, and Zero Gravity
    2:00-3:00 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • Mars Close Up with NASA AESP
    2:00-2:45 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Go to the Moon with NASA: Introducing the Design Process
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • NESTA Session: Earth and Space Science Education Today in K-12: Status and Trends at the State and National Levels
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • Elementary (K-4) GLOBE
    3:30-4:30 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 235
  • Virtual Lab & NASA Explorer Schools
    4:00-4:45 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Strengthening Collaborations Among Presidential Awardees
    9:30-10:30 am • JW Marriott Indianapolis, 313
  • Microgravity in the Classroom and at NASA
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • Clouds in the Classroom
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III - http://scool.larc.nasa.gov
  • Exploring the Expanding Universe
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • NASA: Galileo Educator Network - Advancing Science Literacy Through Astronomy and Teacher Professional Development
    2:00-3:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • NESTA Session: National Earth Science Teachers Association Astronomy, Space, and Planetary Science Share-A-Thon
    2:00-3:00 pm, Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • ASTC Session: 2012 Transit of Venus
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Chamber
  • Family Science: Logistics, Parent Involvement, and Science Engagement
    3:30-4:30 pm • Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Marriott Ballroom 7
  • NESTA Session: National Earth Science Teachers Association Rock and Mineral Raffle
    3:30-5:30 pm, Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • NASA's Our Solar System Through the Eyes of Scientists
    9:30-10:30 am • Indiana Convention Center, 232
  • NASA: Inquiry with Microgravity
    9:30-10:30 am • Indiana Convention Center, 205
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Education
Level
Day 1
Thursday March 29, 2012
Day 2
Friday March 30, 2012
Day 3
Saturday March 31, 2012
Day 4
Sunday April 1, 2012
Middle School
  • Bring NASA Science into Your Classroom!
    8:00-9:00 am • Westin Indianapolis, Congress I/II
  • Making the NASA Connection - Online! NEON/AESP
    8:00-8:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Tracking Water from Space: Classroom Resources Using a Global Visualization and NASA Data Sets
    8:00-9:00 am • Indiana Convention Center, 123
  • Inspiring the Next Generation of STEM Leaders
    9:00-10:00 am • Indiana Convention Center, Sagamore Ballroom
  • NASA, Supernovae, and the Crab
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 3
  • NASA's WISE Mission Presents: More Than a Pretty Picture - Using Astronomical Data in the Classroom
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 1 - http://wise.ssl.berkeley.edu
  • IBEX Education Resources and Programs
    10:00-10:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1, Room 142
  • Expedition Earth and Beyond: Getting Students Actively Involved in NASA Exploration, Discovery, and the Process of Science
    11:00-11:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • NASA in a Box
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III
  • NMEA Session: Teaching About the Ocean from Thousands of Miles Away
    11:00 am-12:00 pm, Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • NASA INSPIRE Project
    12:30-1:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 3
  • Teaching From Space
    12:00-12:45pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • NASA: Exploring the Universe Through the World Wide Telescope
    12:30-1:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 1
  • Zero Robotics - Students Competing with Robots on the ISS
    1:00-1:45pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Engineer a Satellite
    2:00-2:45 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Using Google Earth in the Classroom
    3:30-4:30 • Westin Indianapolis, Cabinet
  • The SOFIA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors Program: Observing the Infrared Universe from the Stratosphere
    3:30-4:30pm, Marriott Downtown, Indiana Ballroom A/B
  • Close Enough: A Journey into Solar System Modeling for Hands-On Thinking
    3:30-4:30pm • Indiana Convention Center, 122
  • MY NASA DATA: Data Visualizations for Students
    4:00-4:45 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Inquiry With Microgravity
    5:00-5:45 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Investigating Climate Change and Remote Sensing
    5:00-6:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Caucus
  • Come Float With Me!
    8:00-9:00 am • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • NASA: Teaching From Space
    8:00-9:00 am • Indiana Convention Center, 207
  • What's Up? Classroom Activities from the Association of Astronomy Educators - Session I: Sun, Earth and Planets
    8:00-9:00 am, Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 4
  • Teaching the Seasons with NOAA and NASA Data
    8:00-9:00 am • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III
  • Informal Science Day Session: Calendar in the Sky: Engaging Latinos in NASA Science and Maya Astronomy
    8:00-9:00 am • JW Marriott Indianapolis, Grand ballroom 5/Group 3
  • NASA's Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project - Focus on Pre-Service and Elementary In-Service Education
    9:00-9:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • What's Up With Light?
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • Household Physics
    9:30-10:30 am • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • Formative Assessment, Inquiry Activities, and Data Collection with the Ti-Nspire™ CX Navigator™
    9:30-10:30 am • Indiana Convention Center, 205
  • What's Up? Classroom Activities from the Association of Astronomy Educators - Session II: Beyond the Solar System
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 4
  • NESTA Session: National Earth Science Teachers Association Geology Share-a-Thon
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • Using NASA Climate Data in the Science Classroom
    11:00-11:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Informal Science Day Session: Supporting Science Learning in the After-School Environment: A Case Study
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • JW Marriott Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5/Group 3
  • NASA's Instructional Programs for Inquiry-Based Science Classrooms
    10:00-10:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • NESTA Session: National Earth Science Teachers Association Atmosphere, Weather, and Climate Share-a-Thon
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • EarthKAM: Taking Pictures of Earth from Space
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 233
  • Build a Cosmic Ray Detector
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • K-12 Climate Literacy Investigations with STEM Tools
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Congress I/II
  • Teach STEM? NASA Explorer Schools Can Help!
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Cabinet
  • Informal Science Day Session: NASA Informal Education Opportunities
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • W Marriott Indianapolis, Grand ballroom 5/Group 3
  • How Do We Know? Using the Electromagnetic Spectrum to Explore the Universe
    12:30-1:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • Inquiry at a Distance
    12:30-1:30 pm • Indianapolis Convention Center, 142
  • NASA's Reading, Writing, and Rings: Using Saturn to Teach Science and Language Arts
    12:30-1:30 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 233 - http://1.usa.gov/y7aZ8J
  • Interdisciplinary Space Exploration Units with NASA and WWT
    12:30-1:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III
  • Climate Change: Global Connections and Sustainable Solutions
    12:30 - 1:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 1
  • NESTA Session: Earth System Science Share-a-Thon
    12:30 - 1:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • Summer of Innovation Panel
    1:30-1:50 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Mars Close Up with NASA AESP
    2:00-2:45 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • NASA's Project SPECTRA!
    2:00-3:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2 - http://lasp.colorado.edu/spectra
  • Hooke's Law Orbital Motion: Springs, Masses, and Zero Gravity
    2:00-3:00 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • NASA Aquarius Brings New STEM Resources to Your Classroom
    3:00-3:45 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142 http://aquarius.nasa.gov/education.html
  • Go to the Moon with NASA: Introducing the Design Process
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • NASA's INSPIRE: Stories of Success from the Students Themselves
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III
  • Google Earth, ImageJ, and GIS: Tools to Investigate and Communicate About Environmental Change
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Caucus
  • NESTA Session: Earth and Space Science Education Today in K-12: Status and Trends at the State and National Levels
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • NASA Brings You Newton's Laws of Motion
    3:30-4:30 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 205
  • Meteorites CSI: The Sky Has Fallen - Now What?
    3:30-4:30 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 234
  • Virtual Lab & NASA Explorer Schools
    4:00-4:45 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Seeing the Light: Help NASA Process Color Images of the Astronomical Objects Captured by the WISE Space Telescope
    5:00-6:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III
  • Engaging Students with Real-Time NASA Data
    5:00-6:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • NASA's Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project - Focus on Middle and High School
    5:00-6:00 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Fire and Ice: NASA's MESSENGER and New Horizons Space Exploration Missions
    8:00-9:00 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2 - http://messenger.jhuapl.edu - http://pluto.jhuapl
  • NASA and Superman: The Electromagnetic Spectrum and the Invisible Universe
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • NASA Engineering Design Challenge: Spacecraft Structures
    9:30-10:30 am • Indiana Convention Center, 111 & 112
  • Strengthening Collaborations Among Presidential Awardees
    9:30-10:30 am • JW Marriott Indianapolis, 313
  • Microgravity in the Classroom and at NASA
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • Eco-Schools USA Climate Change Connections
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Congress I/II - http://bit.ly/wfDETj
  • Clouds in the Classroom
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III - http://scool.larc.nasa.gov
  • Exploring the Expanding Universe
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • Lunar Thinking and NASA's Problem-based Instructional Units
    2:00-3:00 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 206
  • NASA: Galileo Educator Network - Advancing Science Literacy Through Astronomy and Teacher Professional Development
    2:00-3:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • NESTA Session: National Earth Science Teachers Association Astronomy, Space, and Planetary Science Share-A-Thon
    2:00-3:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • ASTC Session: 2012 Transit of Venus
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Chamber
  • Family Science: Logistics, Parent Involvement, and Science Engagement
    3:30-4:30 pm • Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Marriott Ballroom 7
  • The Little Spacecraft that Could: MESSENGER Orbits Mercury!
    3:30-4:30 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 233
  • NESTA Session: National Earth Science Teachers Association Rock and Mineral Raffle
    3:30-5:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • Daytime Astronomy with Robotic Telescopes
    5:00-6:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom I
  • COSEE: NASA Aquarius New Global Salinity Data: Spicing Up STEM in the Classroom
    5:30-6:30 pm • JW Marriott Indianapolis, 312 - http://aquarius.nasa.gov/education.html
  • Student Misconceptions in Astronomy: How Do We Address Them?
    11:00 am-12:00 pm, Indiana Convention Center, 105
  • NASA: Inquiry with Microgravity
    9:30-10:30 am • Indiana Convention Center, 205
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Education
Level
Day 1
Thursday March 29, 2012
Day 2
Friday March 30, 2012
Day 3
Saturday March 31, 2012
Day 4
Sunday April 1, 2012
High School
  • Bring NASA Science into Your Classroom!
    8:00-9:00 am • Westin Indianapolis, Congress I/II
  • Making the NASA Connection - Online! NEON/AESP
    8:00-8:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Tracking Water from Space: Classroom Resources Using a Global Visualization and NASA Data Sets
    :00-9:00 am • Indiana Convention Center, 123
  • Inspiring the Next Generation of STEM Leaders
    :00-10:00 am • Indiana Convention Center, Sagamore Ballroom
  • NASA, Supernovae, and the Crab
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 3
  • NASA's WISE Mission Presents: More Than a Pretty Picture - Using Astronomical Data in the Classroom
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 1 - http://wise.ssl.berkeley.edu
  • IBEX Education Resources and Programs
    10:00-10:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1, Room 142
  • Expedition Earth and Beyond: Getting Students Actively Involved in NASA Exploration, Discovery, and the Process of Science
    11:00-11:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • NASA in a Box
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III
  • NASA INSPIRE Project
    12:30-1:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 3
  • Teaching From Space
    12:00-12:45pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • NASA: Exploring the Universe Through the World Wide Telescope
    12:30-1:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 1
  • Zero Robotics - Students Competing with Robots on the ISS
    1:00-1:45pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • NASA: Evolution of the Universe
    2:00-3:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 1 - http://www.sofia.usra.edu/Edu/edu.html
  • Engineer a Satellite
    2:00-2:45 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Physics Applications Aboard the International Space Station
    3:00-3:45 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Using Google Earth in the Classroom
    3:30-4:30 • Westin Indianapolis, Cabinet
  • The SOFIA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors Program: Observing the Infrared Universe from the Stratosphere
    3:30-4:30pm • Marriott Downtown, Indiana Ballroom A/B
  • Extreme Exploration: Journey to the Radiation Belts
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Congress I/II - http://rbsp.jhuapl.edu
  • MY NASA DATA: Data Visualizations for Students
    4:00-4:45 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Inquiry With Microgravity
    5:00-5:45 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Investigating Climate Change and Remote Sensing
    5:00-6:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Caucus
  • Come Float With Me!
    8:00-9:00 am • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • NASA: Teaching From Space
    8:00-9:00 am • Indiana Convention Center, 207
  • What's Up? Classroom Activities from the Association of Astronomy Educators - Session I: Sun, Earth and Planets
    8:00-9:00 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 4
  • Teaching the Seasons with NOAA and NASA Data
    8:00-9:00 am • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III
  • Informal Science Day Session: Calendar in the Sky: Engaging Latinos in NASA Science and Maya Astronomy
    8:00-9:00 am • JW Marriott Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5/Group 3
  • NASA's Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project - Focus on Pre-Service and Elementary In-Service Education
    9:00-9:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • What's Up With Light?
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • Household Physics
    9:30-10:30 am • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • Formative Assessment, Inquiry Activities, and Data Collection with the Ti-Nspire™ CX Navigator™
    9:30-10:30 am • Indiana Convention Center, 205
  • Using NASA Climate Data in the Science Classroom
    11:00-11:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • What's Up? Classroom Activities from the Association of Astronomy Educators - Session II: Beyond the Solar System
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 4
  • Informal Science Day Session: Supporting Science Learning in the After-School Environment: A Case Study
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5/Group 4
  • NESTA Session: National Earth Science Teachers Association Geology Share-a-Thon
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • NESTA Session: National Earth Science Teachers Association Atmosphere, Weather, and Climate Share-a-Thon
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • Build a Cosmic Ray Detector
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • K-12 Climate Literacy Investigations with STEM Tools
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Congress I/II
  • Teach STEM? NASA Explorer Schools Can Help!
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Cabinet
  • Informal Science Day Session: Integrating Authentic Earth and Space Science Data Sets into High School Physics and Astronomy Courses
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • JW Marriott Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5/Group 4
  • Informal Science Day Session: NASA Informal Education Opportunities
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • JW Marriott Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5/Group 3
  • How Do We Know? Using the Electromagnetic Spectrum to Explore the Universe
    12:30-1:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • Inquiry at a Distance
    12:30-1:30 pm • Indianapolis Convention Center, 142
  • Interdisciplinary Space Exploration Units with NASA and WWT
    12:30-1:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III
  • NASA Nspired Activities for Chemistry
    12:30-1:30 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 135
  • Climate Change: Global Connections and Sustainable Solutions
    12:30 - 1:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 1
  • NESTA Session: Earth System Science Share-a-Thon
    12:30 - 1:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • Chemistry Applications That Support Life in Space!
    2:00-3:00 pm • JW Marriott Indianapolis, 104
  • NASA's Project SPECTRA!
    2:00-3:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2 - http://lasp.colorado.edu/spectra
  • Hooke's Law Orbital Motion: Springs, Masses, and Zero Gravity
    2:00-3:00 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • Mars Close Up with NASA AESP
    2:00-2:45 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • NASA Aquarius Brings New STEM Resources to Your Classroom
    3:00-3:45 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142 http://aquarius.nasa.gov/education.html
  • Go to the Moon with NASA: Introducing the Design Process
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • NASA's INSPIRE: Stories of Success from the Students Themselves
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III
  • Google Earth, ImageJ, and GIS: Tools to Investigate and Communicate About Environmental Change
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Caucus
  • Microgravity Effects on Human Physiology
    3:30-4:30 pm • JW Marriott Indianapolis, 104
  • NESTA Session: Earth and Space Science Education Today in K-12: Status and Trends at the State and National Levels
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • NASA Brings You Newton's Laws of Motion
    3:30-4:30 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 205
  • Meteorites CSI: The Sky Has Fallen - Now What?
    3:30-4:30 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 234
  • Virtual Lab & NASA Explorer Schools
    4:00-4:45 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Seeing the Light: Help NASA Process Color Images of the Astronomical Objects Captured by the WISE Space Telescope
    5:00-6:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III
  • Engaging Students with Real-Time NASA Data
    5:00-6:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • NASA's Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project - Focus on Middle and High School
    5:00-6:00 pm • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1 Room 142
  • Fire and Ice: NASA's MESSENGER and New Horizons Space Exploration Missions
    8:00-9:00 am, Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2 - http://messenger.jhuapl.edu - http://pluto.jhuapl
  • NASA and Superman: The Electromagnetic Spectrum and the Invisible Universe
    9:30-10:30 am, Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • NASA Engineering Design Challenge: Spacecraft Structures
    9:30-10:30 am • Indiana Convention Center, 111 & 112
  • Strengthening Collaborations Among Presidential Awardees
    9:30-10:30 am • JW Marriott Indianapolis, 313
  • Microgravity in the Classroom and at NASA
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 126
  • Eco-Schools USA Climate Change Connections
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Congress I/II - http://bit.ly/wfDETj
  • Clouds in the Classroom
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III - http://scool.larc.nasa.gov
  • 11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol III - http://scool.larc.nasa.gov
    11:00 am-12:00 pm, Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • NASA: Galileo Educator Network - Advancing Science Literacy Through Astronomy and Teacher Professional Development
    2:00-3:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • NESTA Session: National Earth Science Teachers Association Astronomy, Space, and Planetary Science Share-A-Thon
    2:00-3:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • NASA's Evidence for Dark Matter
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 2
  • ASTC Session: 2012 Transit of Venus
    3:30-4:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Chamber
  • Family Science: Logistics, Parent Involvement, and Science Engagement
    3:30-4:30 pm • Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Marriott Ballroom 7
  • NESTA Session: National Earth Science Teachers Association Rock and Mineral Raffle
    3:30-5:30 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5
  • Daytime Astronomy with Robotic Telescopes
    5:00-6:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom I
  • COSEE: NASA Aquarius New Global Salinity Data: Spicing Up STEM in the Classroom
    5:30-6:30 pm • JW Marriott Indianapolis, 312 - http://aquarius.nasa.gov/education.html
  • Hanny and the Mystery of the Voorwerp: Citizen Science in YOUR Classroom!
    8:00-9:00 am • Indiana Convention Center, 105 - http://hannysvoorwerp.zooniverse.org
  • NASA: Inquiry with Microgravity
    9:30-10:30 am • Indiana Convention Center, 205
  • Student Misconceptions in Astronomy: How Do We Address Them?
    11:00 am-12:00 pm, Indiana Convention Center, 105
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Thursday March 29, 2012
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Friday March 30, 2012
Day 3
Saturday March 31, 2012
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Sunday April 1, 2012
Informal Education
  • Tracking Water from Space: Classroom Resources Using a Global Visualization and NASA Data Sets
    8:00-9:00 am • Indiana Convention Center, 123
  • IBEX Education Resources and Programs
    10:00-10:45 am • Indiana Convention Center, Level 1, Room 142
  • Informal Science Day Session: Calendar in the Sky: Engaging Latinos in NASA Science and Maya Astronomy
    8:00-9:00 am • JW Marriott Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5/Group 3
  • Informal Science Day Session: Supporting Science Learning in the After-School Environment: A Case Study
    9:30-10:30 am • Westin Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5/Group 4
  • Informal Science Day Session: Integrating Authentic Earth and Space Science Data Sets into High School Physics and Astronomy Courses
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • W Marriott Indianapolis, Grand ballroom 5/Group 4
  • Informal Science Day Session: NASA Informal Education Opportunities
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • JW Marriott Indianapolis, Grand Ballroom 5/Group 3
  • NASA Sun-Earth Day: The Transit of Venus
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Indiana Convention Center, 207
  • NASA Engineering Design Challenge: Spacecraft Structures
    9:30-10:30 am, Indiana Convention Center, 111 & 112
  • History of Winter (HOW)
    11:00 am-12:00 pm • Westin Indianapolis, Capitol II
  • Family Science: Logistics, Parent Involvement, and Science Engagement
    3:30-4:30 pm • Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Marriott Ballroom 7

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