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Teacher workshop: Show your kids the moon

August 09, 2011|By Timothy Rutt,
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Be the coolest K-12 teacher in your school next year by showing your kids an actual piece of the moon.

NASA will offer a teacher workshop this weekend, Sat., Aug. 13, from 10 AM-12 PM, for Lunar and Meteorite Sample Certification at the Columbia Memorial Space Center, 12400 Columbia Way Downey, Calif.

NASA makes actual lunar samples from the historic Apollo missions available to lend to teachers. Attend this certification workshop to bring the excitement of real lunar rocks and regolith samples to your students. RSVP required. Call the Columbia Memorial Space Center at (562) 231-1200 to save your spot!

Also attend the Columbia Memorial Space Center's Teacher Open House on Aug, 13 from 12 -4 PM. for a look at the center and information on field trips. Free admission for teachers! (Family and friends of a teacher are also welcome to attend but must pay the $5 admission fee.) Learn more at


Please call the Columbia Memorial Space Center at (562) 231-1200 to register.

See a listing of upcoming workshops at 


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