Sat., May 1 – Challenger Learning Center

Sat., May 1 Part Day [8:30 am – 12:30 pm] 0.25 sem hrs / 3.75 contact hours

Title:  Operation Montserrat at the Challenger Learning Center

Presenters: Ron Bush, Vice President of Education, Challenger Learning Center; Robert Fredell, CEO, Challenger Learning Center

Description:    Following a tour of the newly built learning center, participants will be able to experience a presentation in the new Mikkelson Planetarium and learn how to bring the portable planetarium to an individual school site.  Teachers will then participate in a shortened e-mission, breaking into teams to evaluate and respond to a global emergency simulation, thus gaining insight into the programs available through the Challenger Learning Center.


8:30 – 8:45   Welcome and Introductions

8:45 – 9:15   Simulator tour and overview of Challenger programs

9:15 – 9:40   Mikkelson Planetarium Show

9:40 – 9:50     Break

9:50 – 12:15 Operation Montserrat e-mission

12:15 -12:30 Questions, wrap-up, and giveaways