Robert S. Smith
Aerospace Education Mentor
Last Updated April 7th, 2006    Contact Bo Smith
UNF Secondary Science Methods CLass
Wednesday, April 12th, 2006
7:30 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.


Presented by:  Robert S. "Bo" Smith
                      Aerospace Education Mentor (AEM)
                      Florida Space Research Institute (FSRI)

7:30 p.m.:  Introduction and Administrative Information by Professor Marianne Barnes

7:45 p.m.:  Power Point Presentation: NASA’s Space Exploration Initiative

8:30 p.m.:  Activity: Identification of Igneous Rocks:  Learn to use the texture and color of igneous rocks to identify typical igneous rocks and determine how the rocks were formed and the composition (source of the magma/lava) of igneous rocks.  (Guided Inquiry Activity-Conceptual Change Model Lesson Plan)

9:15 p.m.:  Discussion:  "Hot Topics" - Questions and discussion session concerning teaching strategies, classroom management, etc.