Join the American Astronomical Society for a pair of events taking place in late May in Miami, Fla. Attendance at both events is free.
May 22, 2010, 12 p.m.-4 p.m.
Miami Dade Main Public Library
AstroZone is a four-hour open house for the public to learn about the cool science currently being done in the field of astronomy. During the event, attendees will have a chance to meet scientists, take part in hands-on astronomy and collect lots of cool astronomy-related resources to take home.
For more information, visit http://www.imascientist.org/astrozone
K-12 Educator Reception: Better Than Google and Wikipedia Combined!
May 23, 2010, 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Miami: Foster
Attendees at this exclusive evening reception will learn about the latest astronomy results and how to use them in the classroom. The evening is hosted by the Association for Astronomy Education, ahead of the summer meeting of the American Astronomical Society. During the evening, attendees will have the chance to learn about some of the science background behind the latest discoveries, mingle with research scientists and other education professionals, and get resources to take back to the classroom.