Galileo Teacher Training Program (GTTP) -International Teacher Training Workshop
September 24 - September 25
The GTTP goal is to create a worldwide network of Galileo Ambassadors and Galileo Teachers. These Ambassadors train Teachers in the effective use and transfer of astronomy education tools and resources into classroom science curricula. The Galileo Teachers are equipped to train other teachers in these methodologies, leveraging the work begun during IYA2009 in classrooms everywhere.
The training workshop will include:
– Asteroids Search (INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL SEARCH COLLABORATION IASC)
– Moon craters and black holes with SalsaJ
– Planetary Software: Stellarium, Celestia, World Wide Telescopes, Google Earth etc
– Hands-on class activities