PLEASE NOTE: This program is no longer active and has been archived in SSEC Research History as of 2/23/18: More info
is a NASA / Office of Space Science funded effort undertaken by OSSE
to provide K-12 Education and Public Outreach programs for research
programs on the UW-Madison campus within Space Science & Engineering
Center, Astronomy Department/Space Astronomy Laboratory and the Department
of Physics. These efforts include curriculum development support for
teachers, public lectures and events and web-based materials.
and Training Workshops offered by OSSE:
Space Science Workshop - Specialized content selected for
teaching space science in the classroom, with a focus on implementation
plans and curriculum planning.
Training - GLOBE is a worldwide network of students, teachers,
and scientists working together to study and understand the earth's
environment. One graduate level collge credit is available for the
sucessful completion of a GLOBE workshop through the UW-Madison, Department
of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science.
- A self-paced, web-based course designed to address the professional
development needs for K-12 science teachers in the space sciences.
It consists of lectures that can be viewed on your personal computer
as streaming video along with power point presentations used in the
- An on-line course in Earth System Science designed by Wheeling Jesuit
University's NASA's Classroom of the Future. You will work with a
team of teachers (from your own school or from around the state) to
become an expert on earth system science events.
are some useful links: