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Instructing Inspirations and Exploring the Galaxy

Instructing Inspirations and Exploring the Galaxy


For this episode of It’s Time For Science, we’re going to house! Host Tom Racine talks with famend astrophysicist Dr. Erika Hamden and science trainer Dave Curry.

Dave Curry is an skilled center faculty science trainer and the 2023 recipient of the Paul DeHart Hurd Award, introduced by the Nationwide Center Degree Science Lecturers Affiliation (NMLSTA), an affiliate of NSTA. 

Mr. Curry talks to us about a few of his early influences, engaged on an NSF-funded undertaking to deliver artwork into science instruction, interdisciplinary teaming in school websites, find out how to assist trainer burnout, and the way he works to maintain his college students engaged, together with connecting native observations to ideas they’re studying within the classroom. 

Dr. Erika Hamden is a Professor of Astrophysics on the College of Arizona. She develops UV detector expertise, builds telescopes for NASA, and observes galaxies and hydrogen all around the universe. Her final undertaking was a UV telescope that flew on a high-altitude balloon, and he or she is at the moment main a workforce designing a UV house telescope.

We discuss with Dr. Hamden about lecturers that influenced her curiosity in science, the significance of failure in science, a few of her ongoing tasks, working at incomes her pilot’s license, and extra!

Producer David Lippman additionally opinions The Crew from Kosmos Video games.

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