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Peter Guastella

Mr. Peter Guastella

Peter Guastella

Manhasset High School, Manhasset, New York

Grades or community reached

11, 12


Mr. Guastella was in one of the last Spitzer Space Telescope Research Program for Teachers and Students teams in 2009.





  • What was especially important to me as an educator was the way that the students planned their own schedule of listening to research presentations [at the AAS] and reviewing poster presentations. The students were very active participants in the conference and they took away an amazing amount of information and excitement. One parent told me that her normally quiet son spent the entire weekend relating stories of the experience to his family and friends.

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