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KICP Education & Outreach Summer School for Graduate Students

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 13:16

The Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics (KICP) is pleased to announce a hands-on summer school for graduate students interested in education and outreach (E&O). This school will feature a week of practicum that will immerse participants in E&O; for example, presenting at the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, developing hands-on classroom activities, creating content with WorldWide Telescope, or developing Zooniverse/citizen-science program activities. The school will also include a one-day science-communication workshop presented by the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, field trips to Chicago-area institutions, and a concise introduction to E&O basics.

  • 16-27 June 2014, Chicago, IL
  • Limited to 14 participants
  • Accommodations provided, free of charge.
  • Applications due 13 May 2014

Please share this with others who may be interested, especially graduate students. For more information and to apply, see the KICP E&O summer-school website.

— E&O Summer School Organizing Committee

Laura Trouille
CIERA Postdoctoral Fellow & Astronomer
Northwestern University & The Adler Planetarium