October-December 2008 updates for NITARP
Published: December 30, 2008
- The Z Cha team developed and delivered two lesson plans for classroom use - Interacting Binary Star System Activity and Binary Star Model.
- Tim Spuck's student Matt Walentosky has been named as a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search 2009 as a result of his work with Spitzer data. The Semifinalists of the Intel Science Talent Search 2009 were chosen from among 1,608 entrants representing 495 high schools in 46 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and five overseas schools. Each of the 300 students named a Semifinalist in the Intel STS 2009 will receive a $1,000 award for their outstanding research. Additionally, to recognize excellence in teaching and school support of individual student research, every school will receive an award of $1,000 for each Semifinalist named in the Intel STS 2009. This award is used to further excellence in science, math, and engineering education at the recipient school.