Space in the Classroom Educator Conference


February 28 – March 2, 2002


Sheraton Hotel, Colorado Springs
2886 S. Circle Drive (South on I-25 to Circle Drive exit, then head


Educators will learn teaching with space concepts and experience
them first hand in hands-on breakout sessions. Education experts
from the Johnson Space Center, Denver Museum of Nature and
Science, Civil Air Patrol, U.S. Space Command, and Colorado
State University will present on various topics including GPS
Basics; NASA; Human Physiologic Adaptation to Space;
Kinesthetic Astronomy; Robotics; Cosmic EdVentures;
Planetary Geology; Toying with Space and more.

Keynote speakers include:

* Dr. Richard Berendzen, Consultant, NASA HQ & Professor of
Physics, American University

* Dale Gardner, Former Astronaut & Colorado Springs Operations
Site Manager, TRW Systems and
Information Technology Group

* Dr. Ben Millspaugh, Regional Director of Aerospace Education,
Civil Air Patrol, Rocky Mtn. Region

* Eric Singer, News Anchor, KKTV

Media Note: This event is free to all media representatives.