Courses for Teachers
  • Delaware AeroSpace Education Foundation (DASEF) - Schools and Teachers

To register, email swright@udel.edu
Please put name of the course in the Subject.
Add your name, school district, home address, email address and cell number to your correspondence.

 

Educators Eyes on the Skies
March 5, 2019


WHO: Teachers K-12
WHEN: March 5, 2019
TIME: 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Environmental Outpost
585 Big Oak Road
Smyrna, Delaware
INSTRUCTOR: DASEF Staff
CREDIT: 3 Re-licensure Hours
Look back at the Earth and out into the Universe. Observe the stars in the Mountjoy Observatory using DASEF's 16" Meade Telescope. Construct and take home your own Galileoscope telescope ($60 value) and view the constellations and planets. NASA materials and resources will be distributed. Sponsored by DASEF and underwritten by Delaware Space Grant. A light dinner will be provided. Directions to the Outpost can be found at www.dasef.org.

Wallops Flight Facility Forum
May 2, 2019

WHO: Teachers K-12
WHEN: March 16, 2017
TIME: Bus departs 6:30 a.m. Friendly’s on Route 896 in Newark (same road as UD Stadium)
Bus departs 7:30 a.m. behind Wendy’s (old Walmart) Milford
Arrive Wallops for 9:30 a.m. start until 3:30 p.m. departure
Expected return 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. depending on drop off
WHERE: Wallops Flight Facility
INSTRUCTOR: DASEF Staff
CLOCK HOURS: 6 Re-licensure Hours
FEE: $30.00 refundable fee
The State of Delaware has adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and, over the next year, will be transitioning to their use as the basis of science education in the State. Wallops Flight Facility is the premier location for conducting research using suborbital vehicles – sounding rockets, aircraft, and scientific balloons. The day will include a driving tour of Wallops Island launch pads to highlight the newest technological advances at Wallops. Speakers will present what they do at Wallops and give the group background information about the facility. Teachers will have a chance to tour the Wallops Educator Resource Center. Please register with the Delaware Teacher Center. Additionally, please e-mail Stephanie Wright at swright@udel.edu with the following information: in subject area please type Wallops, in the e-mail list name, school/district, grade & subject taught, home address, home, and cell phone numbers. Please send a check for $30, made payable to DASEF by April 15, 2019 to: Dr. Stephanie Wright, DASEF, 5 Essex Drive, Bear, DE 19701. The check will hold your seat on the shuttle and will be returned to you upon completion of the field experience at Wallops Flight Facility. Directions to the Outpost can be found at www.dasef.org.