Space center hosting teacher workshops

DOWNEY - The Columbia Memorial Space Center will host a NASA/JPL teacher workshop Feb. 5 where the topic will be the history of climate change and its effects on NASA missions.The workshop is free and meets 2nd-5th grade science standards. Another workshop, "Physics of Sound," will be held April 9. Staff members will explain why there is no sound in space, and how elephants and whales communicate using similar low frequencies. This workshop meets 2nd-3rd grade science standards. Both workshops are free for teachers and will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. RSVP is required by calling (562) 231-1200.

********** Published: January 13, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 39