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The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is a lively educational science center featuring twenty-first century interactive exhibits on aviation, astronomy, and Earth and space sciences, a state-of-the-art planetarium, and a variety of science and engineering programs. Taught by JASON Lead Trainers, each seminar will feature: * Host researchers from JASON curriculum units (pending availability). * Working sessions with in-depth focus on Missions from the curriculum, including student labs and field assignments. * Hands-on introduction to online resources in the JASON Mission Center. * Best practices in curriculum implementation, classroom management, and technology integration. * Collaboration on teaching strategies for greater student engagement. * Strategies for creating successful JASON trainings.

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of Science On a Sphere theaters, visit www.nasa.gov/                 Mission Center.
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                                                                  •    est practices in curriculum implementation, classroom 
                                                                     management, and technology integration.
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                                                                  •    ollaboration on teaching strategies for greater student 
Center Opens                                                         engagement.
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                                                                  •    trategies for creating successful JASON trainings.
Be inspired, have fun, and learn something new in the spirit
of Christa McAuliffe and Alan Shepard. A new full-service         More information will be available at www.jason.org, so
science center, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center,           check back soon. If you have any immediate questions or to
opened on March 6, 2009. With a Mercury-Redstone rocket           register, please contact pd@jason.org.
at the front entry and a prominent observatory dome, New
England’s first air and space science center will make its
home in Concord, New Hampshire, housing 45,000 square
feet of new interactive science exhibits. The new Discovery
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Center is a major transformation of the Christa McAuliffe         may 26-27, 2009 The Connecticut Technology Education
Planetarium. The first phase of this transformation comes         Association (CTEA) Spring Conference 09 will be held
after ten years of planning and development.                      at CCSU. As in years past, the highlights of this year’s
                                                                  conference will be the Exhibitor section, the Workshop
The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center honors the                 sessions, and the great Texas barbecue lunch. You can
legacies of two New Hampshire heroes and is a place for           register online from the CTEA website or by mail.
visitors to explore, discover, and be inspired. As the only air   Visit www.cteaweb.org/ for details.
and space science center in New England, it welcomes all
ages to have fun while learning about the universe in which
we live. The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is a lively
educational science center featuring twenty-first century
interactive exhibits on aviation, astronomy, and Earth
and space sciences, a state-of-the-art planetarium, and a
variety of science and engineering programs. Look for more
information at www.starhop.com.                                
								
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