Robert Ballard, a renowned deep-sea explorer and discoverer of the RMS Titanic shipwreck, will recount his notable adventures and reveal plans for future expeditions, when he helps to launch NSTA’s 55th annual National Conference on Science Education in St. Louis.
Ballard will serve as the guest speaker for the General Session. This session will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, at the America’s Center. All attendees are encouraged to participate in this session.
Founder and chairman of the JASON Project, a national education program that inspires young students to excel in science and math, Ballard will also discuss how JASON motivates students by exposing them to scientist role models through multimedia curricula. This curricula is developed in collaboration with NOAA, NASA, and the National Geographic Society. JASON is a nonprofit subsidiary of National Geographic.
For more information on the JASON Project, visit http://www.jason.org/jason_home/home_old.htm.
To learn more about Ballard’s presentation and the St. Louis conference, visit www.nsta.org/stlouis.