EXPLORE! Fun with Science Program
Wednesday & Thursday, December 1 & 2
8:30 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.Target Audience: Public Librarians and School Librarians working with middle school youth:
- Are you interested in strengthening your library’s role in providing space science information for patrons?Are you interested in doing more than just surviving science fair time?Are you interested in the potential to develop partnerships and collaborate with science teachers and space scientists?
- Rockets - Getting Into SpaceSpace Stations - Living and Working in SpaceSpace Colonies - Living and Working in Space and on Other PlanetsEgg-stronauts - Returning from SpaceSolar System - How Did It Form and What is Included?Shaping the Planets - Impacts, Volcanoes, and Other Planetary ActivityComets - Dirty Snow Balls in Space
Our Place in Space - How is Earth Unusual? What Influences Earth?
- Meet space science researchersBecome acquainted with the Explore themesUndertake Explore demos, activities, and resources designed for the library settingWork with Explore developers and presenters to learn about their methods of presenting Explore to different audiences
Illinois State Library, Room 403 300 South Second Street Springfield, IL 62701-1796For more information, contact Karen Egan 217-782-7749 or email@example.comLocal hotel options and other logistical information will be supplied shortly after participants register; participants are responsible for travel, housing, and dinner costs and arrangements. A $300 stipend to cover expenses will be awarded to every attendee at the end of the workshop.Make my co-workers happy and make this a full workshop.