2021 National Harbor Area Conference

November 11-13, 2021

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FILTERS APPLIED:9 - 12, Hands-On Workshop, Successful Collaborations Between Informal and Formal Educators, Preservice Science Education


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Seeing Earth's Magnetic Field from Another Perspective

Friday, November 12 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center - Woodrow Wilson C

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Use your smartphone to see geomagnetism through a 3-D immersive experience and explore how planetary magnetic fields are used in space science.

Visualize the Earth's magnetic field, including dip angle (inclination) and declination. Describe the shape of a magnetic field around a simple dipole. Explain how magnetic field sensors are used by spacecraft to make conclusions about the nature of planets (including their suitability for life).

Rebecca Vieyra (PhET Interactive Simulations, University of Colorado Boulder: Boulder, CO), Chrystian Vieyra (Vieyra Software: Washington, DC)

Enabling Real-World STEM Learning Through Collaboration with Industry Experts

Saturday, November 13 • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center - Annapolis 3

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Explore proven methods for developing collaborative relationships between students and professionals to utilize science and engineering practices to address authentic challenges.

1. Attendees will be given clear examples of impactful collaboration between formal and informal educators and professionals through interactive activities; 2. Through a guided work burst, participants will use a framework to develop their own written products to use with their students to develop collaborative relationships with informal educators and professionals, which can be assessed by a single point rubric for their effectivenessl and 3. Attendees will participate in an open panel discussion with experts and seasoned educators to address challenges and concerns, and how to create learning opportunities.

Lauren Milord (DreamUp, PBC: Washington, DC)

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