ARCHIVE: Do-It-Yourself Astrophotography: Applications for the Classroom and Beyond
Recorded: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm EST
Duration: 50 minutes
The MicroObservatory online telescope network provides an innovative tool for engaging students in important scientific practices as they explore key Earth and Space Science concepts.
From project-based learning that engages students in creating their own public Astrophotography exhibitions, to authentic investigations of moon phases, light and color, or size and scale in the universe—the MicroObservatory telescopes can be used in a variety of ways to facilitate powerful STEM learning for your students alongside the Smithsonian.Please register or sign in to access this session.
Mary Dussault directs research and development for several national astronomy and science education projects that engage learners in both classroom and museum settings.
Lindsay Bartholomew is Science Curator at the Miami Science Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate Museum. Currently Bartholomew is working on the content development of exhibitions for the upcoming Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science in Miami. Bartholomew is also working to expand and implement science communication channels for the Museum, including social media as well as youth and workforce development opportunities.