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date
Friday, November 10
time
8:00am to 1:45pm
location
Wisconsin Center- 400 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203
event type
conference/meeting
description

IceCube will be presenting during multiple sessions on Friday November 10th during the National Science Teachers Association Area Conference in Milwaukee, WI.

First session: 

AAPT Session: IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole
Friday, November 10 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Wisconsin Center, 102D
Hear about the design and science of the biggest and strangest telescope ever built, the IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole.
Presenter(s): Francis Halzen (Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center: Madison, WI)
FORMAT: Presentation
GRADE LEVEL: 6 - 12, College
SUBJECT: Physical Science, Earth and Space Science
 

Second Session:

AAPT Session: Living and Working at the South Pole
Friday, November 10 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Wisconsin Center, 102D
Ever wonder what it would be like to live and work at the South Pole?  Find out from two teachers who did! During this talk at 10:15am there will also be a live webcast from Antarctica that will be lead by Jennifer Bault a Wisconsin high school teacher who who is working at McMurdo Station on the coast of Antarctica. Hear and see about her amazing work with the Seasonal Sea Ice Production in the Ross Sea Team.
Presenter(s): Kate Miller (Washington-Lee High School: Arlington, VA), Katherine Shirey (Knowles Science Teaching Foundation: Moorestown, NJ)
FORMAT: Presentation
GRADE LEVEL: General
SUBJECT: Physical Science
 

Third Session:

AAPT Session: Teach Science with IceCube Neutrino Observatory
Friday, November 10 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wisconsin Center, 102D
It can be done! Great ways to introduce science concepts using examples connected to the South Pole IceCube Neutrino Observatory.
Presenter(s): Jeff Paradis (Whitnall High School: Milwaukee, WI), Amanda Nothem (Whitnall High School: Milwaukee, WI)
FORMAT: Presentation
GRADE LEVEL: 7 - 12, College
SUBJECT: Physical Science, Earth and Space Science
 
We will also be displaying our IceCube LED model.
For more info please visit: NSTA Website
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