A unique workshop to prepare 20 master geography educators teaching in grades 5 to 12 to participate with their students in an ISSEarthKAM mission.
ISSEarthKAM engages students in an inquiry-based mission to target, acquire, and analyze images from a camera on the International Space Station.
GEOEarthKAM, a National Geographic Society Education Foundation funded project, will train participants to conduct an ISSEarthKAM mission with their students by leading participants through the process during the first-ever summer ISSEarthKAM mission, July 6-13, 2003.
BENEFITS OF GEOEARTHKAM PARTICIPATION:
- All expense-paid eight-day workshop at Texas A&M University to learn how to conduct an ISSEarthKAM mission.
- Training in geography, remote sensing, environmental science, and inquiry-based learning.
- Practice in mentoring and professional development strategies to engage additional geography educators in ISSEarthKAM in order to build a GEOEarthKAM community.
- A complete set of curriculum support materials to implement GEOEarthKAM activities.
- $300 mini-grant to disseminate information about GEOEarthKAM to home Alliances.
- Linkage to an on-line community of fellow GEOEarthKAMites