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Lesson Plans


Moon, Mars, Millennium

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Kathy Talley-Jones (talleyjones)
Thu, 15 Apr 1999 12:05:38 -0700


Southern California ArtsEdNetters may find this multidisciplinary
workshop of interest:
M3: Moon, Mars, Millennium

Program date: 2 Saturdays : May 1st at The Museum of Television &
Radio and May 8th at The Jet Propulsion Laboratory
from 8 AM to 4:45 PM

Contact Diane Seigel at the Museum of Television and Radio at
dsiegel or 310 786-1047 for more information.

M3 promotes cross-curricular space-themed teaching for grades K-12.
There are three main themes : the moonwalk , in this, it's 30th
anniversary year, Mars Pathfinder and millennium changes because of
technological advances, many prompted by the race for space. Hands-on
workshops for lessons in language
arts, science, math, social studies and history as well as use of a
media library to explore space, cold war, and future themes through
documentary and science fiction programs, plus a radio play, tours of
JPL and
introduction of NASA curriculums for Moon and Mars are components.
Speakers include Donna Shirley, formerly of JPL, author of "Managing
Martians" , John Zarrella, science correspondent for CNN, Graham Yost
head writer for HBO's "From Earth To The Moon," Lynn Spigel, USC
professor in the School of
Film/Television, Jay Redd from SONY pictures, computer graphics
specialist for the feature film "Contact", Rob Manning from JPL's Mars
Pathfinder team.

Cost: $80 for individuals and $70 for teams of 2 or more from a school
- for 1 salary point credit, an additional $60 for optional CSUN
University extension credit
Registration deadline: April 24, 1999
Type of credit offered: 1 unit LAUSD salary points NA preapproved,
and option of adding 1 unit of University extension credit from
California State University Northridge in either elementary or
secondary
education.