2010 Annual Science Report

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Icy Worlds Reporting  |  SEP 2009 – AUG 2010

EPO Activity: Icy Worlds E/PO: Classroom Visits and JPL Tours

Project Progress

Several Icy Worlds team members participated in classroom visits in 2010:

  • Kevin Hand and Rachel Zimmerman Brachman visited a high school astrobiology class at West High School in Torrance, California on January 6, 2010.
  • Kevin Hand led a distance learning teleconference with high school classrooms in Vermont on January 7, 2010.
  • Tom Painter gave presentations in Telluride, Colorado in February 2010. He spoke at Telluride High School in Telluride, Colorado, Ridgeway Junior/Senior High School in Ridgeway, Colorado, and Ouray School (K-12) in Ouray, Colorado.
  • Steve Vance gave a colloquium and guest classroom lectures at East Carolina University, collaborating with Carnegie.

Max Coleman led a JPL tour for West High School students on January 20, 2010.

Rohit Bhartia helped organize a JPL tour for USC Geobiology International Summer School. 28 graduate students came to JPL over 2 days. Students really enjoyed the program. There will be a similar program next year, with more involvement from the Icy Worlds E/PO team at JPL.