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March 2005 updates for Mr. Maranto

Published: March 15, 2005

On March 22, Mr. Maranto presented a workshop at the New Hampshire Science Teachers' Association's Elementary, Middle/Junior High, and High School Conference.

The title of his program was: "The Dirtiest, Smelliest, Coldest, and Farthest Places in the Universe, the Spitzer Space Telescope and Classroom Activities for Learning About Infrared Light."

Following a PowerPoint presentation covering the characteristics of infrared, the usefulness of infrared in astronomy, the instrumentation on Spitzer, and some Spitzer discoveries, they did a series of hands-on activities that were inspired by the Active Astronomy kit.

The application period is now closed for NITARP 2024. We will release our selection for the 2024 class at the 2024 January AAS.