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Debbie French

Ms. Debbie French

Debbie French

  • University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming
  • New Philadelphia High School, New Philadelphia, Ohio (when in NITARP)

Grades or community reached

9, 10, 11, 12


Ms. French was on a 2012 NITARP team.





  • There was a nice group of people around each poster [from NITARP 2011]. The students were all very well-prepared and gave a fabulous presentation! They all fielded questions very well. It was very, very impressive to see!

  • While a lot of astronomy is done by computer, nothing compares to having a human look over the data.

  • This experience has made me conscious of how important it is to have students work with real data. I will definitely seek out more opportunities to include real data in my lessons and labs.

  • [This experience] has made me realize that while I use a lot of inquiry, I don’t always involve my students in the process of developing a testable question.

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We're back from the Jan 2017 AAS and we had a grand time!