SPICA: Stars, Planets—Instructional Curriculum in Astronomy

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This workshop is designed for people interested in teaching elementary earth science and/or astronomy concepts and those interested in using a portable planetarium either as a stand-alone event or an integral part of a unit study.

Participants will work toward certification in proper use of the StarLab, will participate in hands-on and kinesthetic activities that support Idaho state science standards, and will explore constellation mythologies from different cultures.

The workshop is taught by Amy Truksa, Director of the Whittenberger Planetarium.

DATE & TIME:  June 1-3, 2016 from 9:00am-3:00pm

REGISTRATION COSTS: 

  • $45.00 conference only
  • $65.00 conference with motel room for two nights (June 1 and June 2)

Make checks payable for The College of Idaho and mail it to this address: 

The College of Idaho (attn. Kinga Britschgi)
2112 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, ID 83605  

HOUSING:  Limited rooms available.  They will be filled on a first-come basis.  Contact Caldwell Best Western at 454-7225 and reference C of I Conference for discount.  Additional nights must be reserved independently. Click here for a map.

CREDIT: Additional $55.00 for one credit; must have a bachelor’s degree to receive credit and you must fill out an additional Registration Form. Make a separate check payable for The College of Idaho and mail it to this address (together with your registration check):

The College of Idaho (attn. Kinga Britschgi)
2112 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, ID 83605 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  April 25th, 2016 if requesting housing; May 20th, 2016 without housing needs.

LOCATION:  The Whittenberger Planetarium is located on The College of Idaho campus in Caldwell, ID. Click here for a location map.  

REGISTRATION FORM - please fill out either format (that is more convenient). 

Download Word Document (General Registration Form)

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FORM FOR REGISTRATION FOR CREDIT - Please attach this form to your General Registration Form only if you want college credit through this workshop! Please note that you need to pay an additional $55.00 for one credit.

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Please email or mail the forms.

Email: [email protected] (to Kinga Britschgi)

Address:

The College of Idaho (attn. Kinga Britschgi)
2112 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, ID 83605    


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