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Flight Night Space Week Professional Development

January 27 at 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Space Foundation Education Programs: Inspiring Tomorrow's Explorers

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Teacher Professional Development

TRAJECTORY: SPACE – INSPIRE Students | EMPOWER Teachers | PROPEL Our Community

A program of Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Welcome

Mandy Leemhuis, President, Tulsa Flight Night & Director, NORDAM Office of Corporate Responsibility
Bryan DeBates, Vice President- Education, Space Foundation
Slade Bradbury, Space Education Specialist, Space Foundation
Beth Ortiz, Space Education Specialist, Space Foundation

9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Weather (Standard: Earth & Space Science – ESS2)
(A look at low and high-pressure systems) – Low-pressure System Pinwheels

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Kinesthetic Astronomy (Standard: Earth & Space Science – ESS1)

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 p.m. Create an Alien (Standards: Life Science – L2, L3, L4)
(This is an ecosystem focus with a twist)

11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. LUNCH

12:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Rotations: (Exoplanet Art, Coding with Spheros, Electromagnetic Obstacle Course) (Standards: Physical Science – PS1, PS2, PS3. Visual Art Expression,
Creating, Connecting, and Appreciation. Mathematics – Geometry &

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Debrief/Wrap-Up

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Flight Night
Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance
Space Foundation
Tulsa City County Library


Rudisill Library
1520 N Hartford Ave
Tulsa, OK 74106 United States
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