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The Windows to the Universe Special Offers page for Educator Members provides details on valuable opportunities for Earth and space science teachers, as well as links to application forms and additional information on these opportunities.

Educator Members - login for full details on these opportunities! If you're not already an Educator Member of Windows to the Universe? Get an Educator Membership Today!

Current listings include (login or join for full information):

Climate Change Professional Development Opportunity - for teachers in 8-12, with online and in-person component in New York City!  Includes minimum $350 honorarium.  Applications are due June 21!

Year-long Astronomical Research Opportunity for Educators (pending NASA funding cut uncertainty) - Applications due September 23!

A Hands-on Workshop on Astronomy for Teachers in Grades 3-12 from the Galileo Teacher Training Program

Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21, 8:30am - 5:00pm both days
Location: Clark Hall on the campus of San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Explore the Universe through classroom-tested, standards-based, hands-on astronomy activities. Discover investigations and techniques to help teach astronomy and space science in the context of the Next Generation Science Standards. Learn how you can engage your students from diverse and underserved populations in science through their astronomical heritage. And find out about the latest findings by NASA's Kepler mission to find planets around distant stars. Participants receive a wealth of teaching resources, including The Universe at Your Fingertips 2.0 DVD-ROM (retail value $30), a large collection of resources for teaching astronomy.

For more information and registration instructions, go to: http://astrosociety.org/register

Windows to the Universe Educator Members have other valuable benefits, including:

  • Access to an advertising free version of the website!
  • Free Access to Formatted PDFs and Other Resources for Teachers - a $230 value! - Educator Members have free access to all formated PDFs and other resources in our Teacher Resources Activities section - a $230 value.
  • 10% Discount in Windows to the Universe Online Store - Educator Members have a 10% discount to products in our online store.  Just be sure to login when you enter the store to get your discount on your purchases.  The store includes a wide array of resources, including books, minerals and fossils, classroom activity kits and  more.

Members - login for full details on these opportunities! If you're not already an Educator Member of Windows to the Universe? Join Today!

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