AAS 207th Meeting, 8-12 January 2006
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Session 67. Reaching Out with Observatories, Planeteria and Activities

Poster, Tuesday, January 10, 2006, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall

67.01 Big Explosions, Strong Gravity: Making Girl Scouts ACEs of Space through Chandra Outreach
A. E. Hornschemeier (NASA GSFC), J. C. Lochner (USRA/NASA GSFC), R. Ganguly (U. of Wyoming), L. M. Feaga (U. of Maryland), K. E. S. Ford (Coastal Carolina University)
67.02 Astronomy Patch Day: An Interactive Astronomy Experience for Girl Scouts
K. A. Knierman, D.W. McCarthy (Steward Observatory, University of Arizona), K. Schutz (Sahuaro Girl Scout Council)
67.03 Virtual Doors to Brick and Mortar Learning
M.S. Shaw (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), P.L. Gay (Harvard University Science Center), D.T. Meyer, J.D. Zamfirescu, J.E. Smith (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), MIT Educational Studies Program Team
67.04 Science & Art in Motion: Visualizing the X-ray Universe
A. J. Hobart, K. K. Arcand, P. D. Edmonds, W. H. Tucker (CXC)
67.05 Informal Activities with Lasers, Lights, and Lenses: The Hands-On Optics Project
S. M. Pompea, C. E. Sparks, R. T. Sparks (NOAO)
67.06 Drawing the Spanish-Speaking Community into the Planetarium
S. Palen (Weber State U)
67.07 Participants’ Expectations and Prior Astronomy Knowledge in a Public Observatory Setting
A. Sarrazine, E. Albin (Fernbank Science Center)
67.08 Upgrading the Ward Beecher Planetarium for the 21st Century
P.R. Durrell, W. Young, R. Pirko, S.L. Shanks, J. Neiheisel, M.E. Dean, R. Kotel, S. Schaefer, R. Morlan, A. Wilson (Youngstown State Univ.), J.J. Feldmeier (NOAO/YSU)
67.09 Acoustically Enabling a Planetarium to Function as a Classroom
T. C. Bush, M. Shepherd, T. Leishman (Brigham Young University)
67.10 The Little Thompson Observatory Reaches 25,000 Visitors
A.E. Schweitzer (Little Thompson Observatory)
67.11 Astronomy for All: The MicroObservatory Guest Observer Portal
S. J. Steel, M. E. Dussault, P. M. Sadler, R. R. Gould (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
67.12 Stardust@home: Enlisting Students and the Public in the Search for Interstellar Dust
B.M. Mendez, N. Craig, A.J. Westphal (UC Berkeley Space Sciences Laboratory)
67.13 STEREO-IMPACT Education and Public Outreach: Sharing STEREO Science
N. Craig, L.M. Peticolas, B.J. Mendez (UC Berkeley, Space Sciences Laboratory)
67.14 The ROSEO Project: Retrospective and a Look to the Future
R. B. Culver, D. TeBockhorst, C. Radman, A. Geiselman (Discovery Science Center)
67.15 Engagement, Capacity and Continuity – A Model for Outreach Provision
J. Noel-Storr (University of Arizona)
67.16 An Assessment of Slacker Astronomy Outreach Results
A. Price (AAVSO), P. L. Gay (Harvard University), T. Searle (AAVSO), G. Brissenden (University of Arizona)

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