Media Invited To See How Teachers Can Ignite Interest In STEM At Training Session Hosted By Northrop Grumman Foundation, Sally Ride Science

ADVISORY, Oct. 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: The Northrop Grumman Foundation and Sally Ride Science are teaming up to help Southern California teachers ignite student interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. Fifty teachers from Los Angeles, the South Bay and Long Beach will take part in the Sally Ride Science Educator Institute.
   
When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012
  8 a.m. Pacific time
  Media are advised to arrive by 7:30 a.m. Members of the media must hold U.S. citizenship.
   
Where: Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
  1 Space Park, Redondo Beach, CA 90278
  S-Building Cafeteria
  Members of the media will receive directions and parking instructions upon RSVP.
   
Visuals: Hands-on "Mystery Box" and "Science Career Cards" activities
   
RSVP: Amy Akmal
  (424) 254-6945
  amy.akmal@ngc.com

Teachers will learn how to ignite student interest in STEM subjects through engaging techniques that connect standards-based content with current topics, STEM career paths, and examples of diverse scientists working in the field today. Educators will receive professional development credit, classroom materials and access to lessons learned by peers who have participated in a Sally Ride Science seminar.

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