SPACE SYMPOSIUM AGENDA

Track: Educators and Students

Monday, April 8, 2024

Monday, April 8, 2024

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Location: Space Foundation Headquarters and Discovery Center

International Teacher Liaison Workshop

Space Symposium Teacher Liaison workshop provides educators the opportunity to immerse themselves in space-themed, hands-on training designed to enrich their classrooms and engage students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). This year’s workshop includes breakout sessions led by Space Foundation International Teacher Liaisons and is sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton and Maxar Space Systems. This is an in-person event and will not be livestreamed. 

This event is open to Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons ONLY.

Separate Registration or Purchase Required

 

Co-Sponsor

Maxar Space Systems

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Location: Space Foundation Headquarters and Discovery Center

My Teacher in Space Film Preview

Join your fellow Teacher Liaisons for an exclusive film preview of My Teacher in Space followed by a panel discussion. 

Film Synopsis: In a Wisconsin Title 1 school known for its diversity, teacher Lalitha Murali guides her middle school students in designing, building and flying microgravity experiments aboard the ZERO-G parabolic aircraft. This film captures Mrs. Murali’s year-long journey in preparing her students for the unique challenges of weightlessness and showcasing educators’ use of remarkable programs for authentic learning experiences across diverse backgrounds. This is an in-person event and will not be livestreamed.  

This event is open to Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons ONLY.   

Separate Registration or Purchase Required. 

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

8:00 am - 11:00 am

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Location: Space Foundation Headquarters and Discovery Center

International Teacher Liaison Breakfast

At the Space Symposium International Teacher Liaison breakfast, educators receive space-themed, hands-on training that they can utilize in their classrooms to engage students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). This year’s breakfast is sponsored by International Space Station National Laboratory. This is an in-person event and will not be livestreamed. 

This event is open to Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons ONLY.

Separate Registration or Purchase Required

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Thursday, April 11, 2024

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Location: Broadmoor Main: Ballroom

Educator Panel: NASA Spin Off Technology

Explore real-world applications of NASA space tech on Earth in this session for K-12 educators and industry partners. Engage in a one-hour panel with entrepreneurs who’ve turned NASA tech into innovative products, gaining insights and stories to inspire students. This is an in-person event and will not be livestreamed.  

Separate Registration or Purchase Required