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Teacher training CPD event – Space as a Context for teaching science: The Gaia Spacecraft: Missions to Map the Milky Way (8-10 June 2014)

Posted on Sat, 2014-06-28 17:37 by mvl
Twenty-three UK secondary school teachers recently attended a continuing professional development (CPD) course which introduced the Gaia mission as a context for teaching space science in the classroom. The event took place at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratories (RAL Space) and was run by Tania Johnston, Senior Public Engagement Officer, STFC. Experts on the Gaia mission were on hand to explain Gaia science and educational specialists translated the concepts into practical activities for teachers to use in the classroom. The educational activities linked the key components of Gaia to the school/college syllabus.
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