Oklahoma Department of Libraries
200 NE 18th Street
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105Mars Inside and Out! will acquaint you with everything you need to know about the mysterious red planet to bring exciting programs to your community. You will learn about how the Martian environment has changed through time, the possibility for life on Mars, past, present, and future NASA missions to Mars, and plans and challenges for having humans living and working on Mars.Scientists and educators from the Lunar and Planetary Institute will share space science information, resources, hands-on activities, and demonstrations developed specifically for librarians and after-school program providers to infuse into their programs with children ages 8 to 13 and their families.During the workshop you will:
- Meet NASA scientists and engineers involved in Mars explorationLearn about Mars science, missions, and future explorationReceive training in related hands-on science inquiry activities, designed for children ages 8 to 13Receive related resources and materials that you can use in your programsExplore ideas for presenting space science programs to young audiences and to other colleaguesCollaborate with other after-school program providers and children’s and youth librarians in Oklahoma and become part of the growing Explore! communityReceive a $100 stipend for attending!