Educators Get Hands-On with Astromaterials at the Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC)
The Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC), an annual conference that provides hands-on activity sessions and opportunities to connect with NASA content and experts, took place at Space Center Houston from February 6-9, 2020.
The Astromaterials Research & Exploration Science (ARES) Science Engagement Team reached 200+ educators:
- Conducting a Lunar and Meteorite Sample Disk Certification workshop as a pre-conference opportunity.
- Participating in the SEEC Expo, in collaboration with other Science Activation Teams.
- Facilitated two hands-on activity sessions highlighting Earth and planetary exploration & sharing Subject Matter Expert, Dr. Paul Abel, as well as interact with Astromaterials samples.
Participant feedback was extremely positive, especially with regard to the opportunity to interact with SMEs, unique NASA assets, and engaging and relevant content that showcased current NASA exploration and research.