|Link to Resource:||https://mcdonaldobservatory.org/teachers/profdev|
|Resource Type:||Professional Resources; Teacher Professional Development|
|Organization:||University of Texas McDonald Observatory|
|Summary:||McDonald Observatory offers a unique setting for teacher workshops: the Observatory and Visitors Center in the Davis Mountains of West Texas. Tours of the telescopes, discussions with the research astrophysicists in residence, and nighttime observations are an integral part of every workshop experience. Not only will you do inquiry-based activities aligned with science and mathematics TEKS and STAAR, you will practice your new astronomy skills under the Observatory's dark skies, weather permitting, and partner with trained and nationally recognized astronomy educators. And, McDonald Observatory offers the international Galileo Teacher Training Program as part of each workshop.|
|Subjects:||astronomy; k-12; texas; workshop|
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Design, Selection, and Implementation of Instructional Materials for the Next Generation Science Standards by University of Texas McDonald Observatory