Teaching Teachers Science A program that will use satellite technology and the Internet to get schoolchildren excited about learning science will begin soon in hundreds of elementary and secondary schools around the nation. But first, educators must learn how to teach the program. During a three-day workshop beginning March 7, about 30 teachers from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., will come to Hopkins to learn about GLOBE, which stands for Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment. The federally funded program will teach youngsters how to make environmental observations and measurements, such as temperature, soil moisture and characteristics about plant life. The program will be taught to children ranging from kindergartners to 12th-graders. Six Baltimore schools have been selected to participate in GLOBE. The workshops at Hopkins represent the first round of teacher-training sessions. For more information, call Anne Anikis at the Maryland Space Grant Consortium, 516-7106, or Ann Hardison at GLOBE, (202) 395-7600.
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