SPACE 2014 Weather Balloon Workshop

6 August 2014
Location: San Diego, California
Venue: Manchester Grand Hyatt

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Space Weather Balloon Workshop

This workshop, set for 6 August 2014 from 0900–1600 hrs, is held in conjunction with the AIAA Space Forum, and will introduce 9–12th grade educators to the concept and utility of a helium balloon flight engineering challenge. The instructors will be Ben Longmier and Gar Bering. They will be using the curriculum that has been mapped to national science standards and will assemble and launch a weather balloon.


At the conclusion of this workshop, educators will have the necessary tools to help students understand physics and experimental research concepts and to make space exploration accessible.


Cost:  Free to K-12 educators. You must register in advance!