2010 Annual Science Report

Pennsylvania State University Reporting  |  SEP 2009 – AUG 2010

EPO Activity: EPO: Astrobiology Public Outreach

Project Progress

The Penn State Astrobiology Research Center hosts a web site located at http://psarc.geosc.psu.edu

Heather Nelson presented a poster entitled “Teaching the Teacher – Effective Teacher Professional Development in the Field of Astrobiology” at the Astrobiology Science Conference, April 26-30, 2010.

Dr. Elizabeth Catlos from the University of Texas at Austin gave a general public lecture entitled “Rock of Ages: From Mineral Grain to Mountain Range: Perspectives on the Evolution of the Himalayas” at Penn State University on April 26th. She also presented a talk at the Geosciences colloquium, a seminar for undergraduate students.