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Boeing Observatory Teacher Workshop

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Boeing Observatory Professional Development Workshop

All on-site workshops are currently full and registrations are now closed.

There are spots available for our off-site workshops being held in locations around the state. Click HERE to learn more.

Join the State Museum and Boeing Observatory for a fun, FREE, astronomy professional learning opportunity. You’ll experience:

  • Standards-based astronomy classroom activities

  • Boeing Observatory distance learning experiences and how to use them in your classroom

  • Fun astronomy/STEAM teaching strategies

  • South Carolina State Museum on-site astronomy field trip opportunities

  • A live night sky tour in the SCSM planetarium

  • Evening viewing of Jupiter through the museum’s 1926 12 3/8-inch Alvan Clark telescope (weather permitting)

Snacks and a light dinner will be provided. Workshop participants are expected to conduct at least one Boeing Observatory distance learning experience in their classrooms during the 2018-2019 school year.

Questions? Email Observatory Manager Matthew Whitehouse at matthew.whitehouse@scmuseum.org


Dates and Times

Workshops are 2:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Available Summer dates:
Thurs., June 14 THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL
Mon., June 18 THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL
Thurs., June 28 THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL


Recertification

All participants will receive 8 renewal credits through the South Carolina State Department of Education.


How Do I Register?

Simply fill out the form below and observatory staff will be in touch with you by email. Registration is first come, first served, and each workshop is limited to 15 participants. The South Carolina State Museum reserves the right to prioritize registrations to 1st, 4th, and 8th grade teachers, and high school teachers who teach astronomy.

All workshops are currently full and registrations are now closed.

There are spots available for our Offsite workshops being held in locations around the state. Click HERE to learn more.