When the Washington State Leadership and Assistance for Science Education Reform (LASER) announced its 2012-2013 Science Education Advocate Awards this week, we were proud to see two WSGC collaborators among the four individuals being recognized. The annual award recognizes outstanding individuals, organizations, and/or project teams who have exhibited exceptional support and advocacy for science education … Continue reading
Photo by Dylan Koutsky | WWU Communications and Marketing intern News from Western Today: Edward Geary has been hired as director for the Science, Mathematics and Technology Education (SMATE) Program at Western Washington University. As director, he will also serve as the Space Grant representative on the WWU campus. Geary, who started at Western in … Continue reading
The latest issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Want to get involved with this year’s Seattle Science Festival? The details are all here, along with activities for a Landsat launch party and Sun-Earth Day coming up in March.
The UW astronomy department is readying a traveling planetarium to take to schools for outreach — and collaboration — in Seattle and beyond. Phil Rosenfield, a 2010 Space Grant fellow and principal investigator on the project, says they are working on curriculum for the students to create their own shows and use the UW planetarium … Continue reading