Title

Space science public outreach at Louisiana State University

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

1-1-2004

Abstract

Over the last seven years the Astronomy/Astrophysics group in the Department of Physics and Astronomy of Louisiana State University has developed an extensive Space Science education and public outreach program. This program includes partners from state and parish government, the local community, museums and school districts and has directly led to the development of the Highland Road Park Observatory, in-service teacher training program, content standards aligned classroom material and new technology for the classroom. In addition, a new planetarium/space theater opening soon in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana will provide our group with new space science education and public outreach opportunities. In this paper, we will discuss details about some of our individual projects. © 2004 COSPAR. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Publication Source (Journal or Book title)

Advances in Space Research

First Page

2121

Last Page

2126

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