News Briefs

05/29/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 30, 2007) -- Attention all preK - 12 educators! Receive a variety of FREE (+ shipping and handling) educational guides, lithographs, and posters for your classroom. Hours of Operation Monday - Friday (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) by appointment only Contact the Space Foundation's education team to schedule an appointment or to order materials by phone at 1-800-691-...
04/02/2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 2, 2007) -- Today the Space Foundation announced the selection of the 2007 Flight of Teacher Liaisons. This year’s flight consists of 29 individuals from across the country including traditional and non-traditional educators from public and private schools and the aerospace industry. The highly-regarded Teacher Liaison program, now in its fourth year, selects...
09/02/2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 3, 2003) -- George Mason University (GMU) has teamed with the American Astronautical Society and the Space Foundation to offer a short course on "The U.S. Government Space Sector." Developed by the George Mason University School of Public Policy, Center for Aerospace Policy Research, the course will provide an overview of the departments and agencies, both civil and...
07/21/2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 22, 2003) -- The Space Foundation recently wrapped up its `Rocketry and the Biology of Living in Space` Space Discovery graduate course, a unique hands- on experience for educators to gain new skills and content knowledge in math, science and aerospace studies. The course was held July 7-11 at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs.K-12...
06/18/2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 19, 2003) -- NASA has selected the Space Foundation to form a "Blue Ribbon Panel" to develop new educator astronaut evaluative criteria. Led by Dr. Patricia "Patty" Arnold, Space Foundation Vice President of Education and Workforce Development, the nine-member panel is meeting at Space Foundation headquarters for an intensive five-week effort before submitting final...
08/01/2002
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 2, 2002) -- `If you want to get kids interested in science, tie it to space or dinosaurs,` said Dr. Gary Coulter, lead `Biology and Physical Research` Space Discovery course instructor and professor at Colorado State University. The weeklong graduate course, conducted by the Space Foundation, recently took place at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). Nearly...
07/21/2002
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 22, 2002) -- `If kids love what they're doing they'll learn from it, and kids love space,` said Juanita Hutto, 3rd grade bilingual math, science and social studies teacher at Dunn Elementary in Houston. Hutto was one of 16 teachers encouraged by her school district to take the `Rocketry and the Biology of Living in Space` Space Discovery graduate course conducted by...

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