Education Track

16th International Space Development Conference


In this two-day workshop for teachers, in experienced educators will demonstrate how space science and technology can be incorporated into school curricula. There is no additional charge for the Education Track Programs. Items In Red Require Special Reservations Which Must Be Purchased Separately. Follow Links For More Information.

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Friday, May 23, 1997

Time

Education Track 1

Education Track 2

Education Track 3

9:00 AM
Opening Ceremonies
9:15 AM
Plenary Session
Post Cold War International Cooperation and Competition in Space
Dr. Joan Johnson-Freese, USAF War College, Maxwell Air Force Base
10:30 AM
Blast Off With Your Students
Les Gold
Space Shuttle Simulation Project
Steven Bachmeyer

State of the Art Interactive Children's Space and Science Learning Center to Open in
Grand Rapids, Michigan in the Summer of 1997

Alexander Howerton
12:00 PM
Lunch
European Space Agency Update
Ian Pryke, U.S. Director, European Space Agency
1:30 PM
Blast Off With Your Students
Les Gold
The Spacelink Connection
Gene MacNaughton

Blasting into the
Twenty-first Century
Patricia Fleener-Ryan
3:00
Blast Off With Your Students
Les Gold
Aerospace Technology
Curriculum Project

Steven Bachmeyer
Astronomy Matters for
Science Teachers
Jay Huebner
4:30 PM
Blast Off With Your Students
Les Gold
Aerospace Technology
Curriculum Project

Steven Bachmeyer
Remote Sensing As A Tool For Teaching Physics
Edwin Prior
6:00
Dinner
1997 And The Birth Of HAL: The Intriguing Legacy of '2001'
Fred Ordway
8:00
Discovery Channel Biographical Film of Wehrner Von Braun
He Conquered Space
Introduction By Fred Ordway

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Saturday, May 24, 1997

Time

Education Track 1

Education Track 2

Education Track 3

9:00 AM
Plenary Session
How Do We Get There From Here
Ben Bova
10:30 AM
Space in the Classroom:
Demonstrations That Are Safe,
Simple, and Effective

Tom Sarko
The Spacelink Connection
Gene MacNaughton
Teaching About the
Colonization of Space

Jay Huebner
12:00 PM
Lunch
The Exploration & Settlement of Mars
Robert Zubrin
1:30 PM

Hand-On/Minds-On Astronomy: Teaching About the Solar System

Tom Sarko
Model Rocketry Hands-On Workshop
Steven Bachmeyer
N/A
3:00 PM
Open Access to the Internet
Gene MacNaughton
Model Rocketry Hands-On Workshop
Steven Bachmeyer
N/A
6:00 PM
Dinner
Space Commercialization & Spaceport Florida
Ed O'Connor, Executive Director, Spaceport Florida Authority
Presentation Of Florida Space Business Roundtable Space Education Award
Governor Lawton Chiles (Invited)
6:30 PM
SpaceCamp Event
Board Early Buses At Omni Rosen Hotel For SpaceCamp & Astronaut Hall of Fame Open House
7:30 PM
Board Late Buses At Omni Rosen Hotel For SpaceCamp & Astronaut Hall of Fame Open House
10:00 PM
Board Early Buses For Return To Omni Rosen Hotel (11:00 PM Arrival)
12:00 AM
Board Late Buses For Return To Omni Rosen Hotel (1:00 AM Arrival)

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