The workshop is offered for high school teachers of math, science and technology.
The Surviving Space workshop offers learning in high-altitude physiology and respiration, decompression and vacuum exposure, space weather and radiation, as well as the effects of weightlessness, G-forces, noise, and vibration. Participants will experience the effects of high altitude in a normobaric chamber used to teach pilots how to recognize the symptoms of oxygen loss at high altitudes. In addition, participants will learn about the history of commercial space, the space environment and its effect on space travelers and space weather. The workshop will be held at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL on July 14-18, 2014. Returning workshop leads Chantelle Rose, Director of Educational Operations at Challenger Center of Alaska and Dr. Jason Kring, Assistant Professor of Human Factors and Systems at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) will be joined by will be joined by Joyce Cannone, . Expert instructors include Dr. Lance Erickson, Professor, Applied Aviation Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU).
If you are a teacher of science, technology, engineering, or math at the high school level we encourage you to apply. Space is limited; only 30 seats are available. The deadline for workshop applications is April 1, 2014. The workshop is free of charge.
U.S. High school STEM (Science Technology Engineering or Math) teachers apply by clicking here.