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USTA/PTRA Summer Professional Development and Endorsement Course - Astronomy 2017

  • 18 Jun 2017
  • 8:00 AM
  • 22 Jun 2017
  • 11:30 PM
  • UVU Field Station, Capitol Reef National Park
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  • If you are just coming down for one, two or three nights. It is $125 per night. That covers lodging, food and instruction.

    No university credit if you cannot attend all days of workshop.

    Please register for each night you will be there or use pay by check and send Email to duane_merrell@byu.edu to make sure registration is complete for days you will stay.
  • Please email duane_merrell@byu,edu and confirm which nights you are attending. (We are limited to 24 adults on site at anytime.
  • Email duane_merrell@byu.edu to verify which nights you are attending.
  • This registration will pay for course registration fees for one person for the week of Astronomy at USTA member rate.
    This registration will pay for course registration fees for one person for the week of Astronomy at USTA member rate.

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Summer Endorsement/Professional Development Series. Hosted by Utah Science Teachers Association and Utah Valley University.


Description: This course will focus on learning and teaching Astronomy.  This week long course will include inquiry style learning with methods to reach and engage students in the study of Astronomy.  Fabulous evening viewing opportunities occur each evening of the course.

Instructor: Emma Smith, Duane Merrell

Course Contact: Duane Merrell

  • 3 semester hours UVU or BYU Credit is included.
  • Overnight Accommodations and Meals will be provided for all participants.
  • You will need to arrive at Capitol Reef UVU Field Station on Sunday Evening June 18th and the course will end by noon of June 22 at noon.

Registration Costs are to cover the course instructor, meeting location(s), supplies, college credit recording fee, overnight accommodations and meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner during stay).  NOTE: If you are not a current member of USTA you can renew your membership or join the Utah Science Teachers Association today ($6-10/year) and save $250 on your registration costs.  To join today, CLICK HERE.

By registering and paying, you agree that if you are not able to attend you will cancel at least 4 weeks before the class starts or your registration fees will be forfeited.

email: dmonson@utsta.org

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