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Education & Public Outreach Randy Landsberg. KICP Signature Programs. Teaching Teachers Cosmology & Providing Tools To Disseminate. Cosmology Short Courses Museum Partnerships Space Explorers. Increasing Public Interest & Excitement. Engaging Underrepresented K-12 Minorities in SMET.

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Education public outreach randy landsberg

Education & Public OutreachRandy Landsberg

External Advisory Board – June 11& 12, 2007


Kicp signature programs

KICP Signature Programs

Teaching Teachers Cosmology & Providing Tools To Disseminate

Cosmology Short Courses

Museum Partnerships

Space Explorers

Increasing Public Interest & Excitement

Engaging Underrepresented K-12 Minorities in SMET

http://kicp.uchicago.edu/education

External Advisory Board – June 11& 12, 2007


Space explorers

Space Explorers

Multi Year Commitment to Inner-City Middle & HS Students

Heterogeneous in Ages & Abilities (~30 Students)

  • Weekly Hands-On Laboratories

    • Saturdays On Campus 9-11AM

    • ‘06/’0 Theme Tools of Astronomy

  • Residential Institutes @ Yerkes Observatory

    • Thematically Unified Immersion Experiences

    • Summer Institute 1 Week (August)

    • Winter Institute 3 Days (December 27-29)

  • Additional Activities

    • Faculty Lab Tours (School Holidays)

    • Enrichment Trips (Adler, College Tours)

    • Special Seminars

    • Research Experiences

  • Disseminating Labs/Activities

    • 3 Presentations at NSTA ‘07

    • Web Repository Plans

  • Full RA-ship Each Year

  • Teaching Experience

  • M. Bayliss (06/07)

100% to College & 50% SMET

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Goals next gen impacts

Goals: Next Gen Impacts

  • Diversity: K-12 Students

    • Succeed in high school, college & beyond

    • Focus SMET (Science Mathematics, Engineering & Technology)

  • Diversity: Researchers

    • Become better teachers and communicators

    • Engage in activities beyond the university walls

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Our partner office of special programs

Our Partner Office of Special Programs

  • Vital to the Success of the Program

  • Link to Community & Parents

  • Dr. Larry Hawkins - Director

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Growth writing component

Growth: Writing Component

  • Support from Dean of Humanities

  • Goal: Improve Written & Verbal Communication Skills

    • On Campus Component

    • Readings & Big Questions @ Yerkes Institutes

    • Complimentary & Connected to Science

  • Anthropology Graduate Student

    • Ben White

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Space explorers yerkes institutes

Space Explorers Yerkes Institutes

11 Institutes Thus Far > 340 Contact Hours

Summer 1 Week, Winter 3 Days

  • (Summer 2007: Mapping)

  • Winter 2006: Scale of the Universe

  • Summer 2006: Density & Buoyancy

  • Winter 2005: Pressure Dec 27-29

  • Summer 2005: The Nature of Light

  • Winter 2004: Reflections

  • Summer 2004: What Are Stars Made of?

  • Winter 2003: Phase Changes

  • Summer 2003: How Big is Our Universe?

  • Winter 2002: Scaling Up

  • Summer 2002: Radio Waves

  • Winter 2001: Sound Investigations

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Education public outreach randy landsberg

KICP Scientists in Residence 2001-07 Yerkes Institutes:

  • Robert Friedman*

  • Chris Greer

  • Sarah Hansen*

  • Andrew Hill

  • Ryan Hennessy*

  • Jonathan Mitchell

  • Daisuke Nagai

  • Takemi Okamoto

  • Andy Puckett*

  • Dan Robertson (ND)

  • Douglas Rudd

  • Chaz Shapiro

  • Matthew Sharp

  • Ivo Seitenzahl

  • Dinoj Surendran

  • Craig Tyler*

  • Brian Wilhite*

  • Post Docs

  • Matthew Hedman

  • Dan Holz

  • Brian Humensky

  • Dragan Huterer

  • Thushara Perera

  • Erin Sheldon

  • Mark SubbaRao

  • Christopher Thom

  • John Vaillancourt

  • Brian Wilhite*

  • Kathryn Miknaitis

  • Graduate Students

  • Matt Bayliss*

  • Mary Beard (ND)

  • Carlos Cunha

  • Tom Downes

  • Senior People

  • Hsiao-Wen Chen

  • Juan Collar

  • Kyle Cudworth

  • Al Harper

  • Rick Kessler

  • Rich Kron

  • Ed Kibblewhite

  • Randy Landsberg

  • Jonathan Rosner

  • Sav Sethi

  • Monica Valluri

n.b. ~20 Additional Special Events on Campus

  • Teachers

  • Bill Fisher

  • Walter Glogowski

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Space explorers success some numbers

Space Explorers Success Some Numbers:

Consortium on Chicago School Research - ‘06 Report:

Only 8% of Chicago Public School (CPS) HS Freshman Graduate College

  • 2002-07 Space Explorers Program Graduates 50 Students

  • 100% Enrolled in College (50)

  • 50% S&T Majors (25)

  • 10% Physical Science Majors (5)

2002 & ’03 Space Explorers Program Graduates 14 Students

  • 64% Bachelors Degrees (9)

  • 50% Science & Technology BS (7)

  • 7% Physical Science (Math)BS (1)

  • 50% Enrolled in Grad School (7)

    • 1 Law School

    • 1 MS Social Work

    • 2 Med School

    • 1 MS Civil Engineering

    • 1 MS Urban & Regional Planning

    • 1 PhD Aeronautical Engineering

  • Majority S&T Graduate Programs

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Education public outreach randy landsberg

Statistics of

2002 Science & Engineering Indicators

& National Survey 24 Year Olds (1998)

NOTE Compounded Effects & relative percentage of population is less than half

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Education public outreach randy landsberg

Projections & Comparisons

National % Projections

Vs.

Real Numbers 4yrs of Space Explorers

Trickle Down:

Compounded Effects of National Statistics for Black Students

Extrapolation of National Statistics

VS Space Explorers Graduates (’02-’05)

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Cps national vs space exp

CPS/National Vs. Space Exp.

Mix & Match

Stats

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Names behind the numbers students in college majors

Names Behind the Numbers: Students in College & Majors

  • 2007 Graduates (100% in College, 44% S&T)

    • Mark Dewberry - Eastern IL, English

    • Cameron Edwards - Eastern IL undecided

    • Javal Howard - Roosevelt University, undecided

    • Kallie Jones - Michigan Sate, Biological Sciences

    • Monica Minkel - Western IL, Elementary Education

    • Brittney Muhammad - UIC, Journalism

    • Jason Pruitt - Northern Illinois University Engineering

    • Elizabeth Smith - Eastern Illinois University Biology

    • Krysal Stewart - Northern Illinois University Nursing

    • Frantavia Thomas - Northern Illinois University Elementary Education

  • 2006 Graduates (100% in College, 43% S&T)

    • Devin Barnes - Illinois State University undecided

    • Monashae Brownlee - Northern Illinois University Meteorology*

    • Julia Bowman - Central State University Education

    • Christine Carter - Bradley Biology/pre-dentistry

    • Owen Cofie - Central State University Pharmacy

    • Stephanie Dunn - Eastern Illinois University Early Childhood Education

    • Corey Gathings - Robert Morris College Business Administration

    • Timotheus Gordon - University of Minnesota Individual Studies/Political Science (Gates Millennium Scholar)

    • Ralph Johnson - Hampton University Engineering

    • Elizabeth Nyikako - Loyola Universityundecided

    • Jimmie Price - UIUC Engineering

    • Lionell Walker - Central State Political Science

    • Mia Dunlap - Spellman Psychology

    • Ashley Hall - Illinois State Universityundecided( * = physical science )

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Names behind the numbers students in college majors1

Names Behind the Numbers: Students in College & Majors

  • 2005 Graduates (100% in College, 33% S&T)

    • Derrick Clay – Eastern Illinois University (Full Scholarship), Pre-Veterinary Science

    • Danielle Larkin – Alcorn State (Full Scholarship), Business

    • Christopher Smith - University of IL Urban-Champaign (UIUC) (Partial Scholarship), Engineering

    • Jessica Ball - Spellman, English

    • Brittney Battle – Illinois State University (Full Scholarship), Theater

    • Jeminat Onisemoh – University of Illinois Springfield (Full Scholarship), Criminal Justice

  • 2004 Graduates (100% in College, 67% S&T)

    • Melissa Blakely – Spellman, Physics* (REU in Collar Lab)

    • Lynn Jones – West Point (Full), Chemistry*

    • Jennifer King – Rhode Island Institute of Design, Graphic Arts

    • Aquanette Lowe – U. Iowa, Women’s Studies

    • Larry McDonald – UIUC (Full), MechanicalEngineering

    • Erica Stevens – Navy (Full), 5-year Pharmacy Program

  • 2003 Graduates (100% to College, 50% S&T)

    • Samantha Dewberry – UIUC, Pre-Law (07), Law School

    • Ashley Garrison – University of Chicago (Full), Biology (07), Med School

    • Aryell Hall –TN. State, Early Childhood Development

    • Virginia Hayes – Chicago State (Full), Math/Physics*

    • Diamond Ingram – University MI (Partial), Finance (07),

    • Aaron Lucas – Moorehouse College (Full), Aeronautical Engineering (07) PhD Program Materials Science U.Conn

    • Ashley McCan – Spelman (4.0 gpa), Economics (07), Med School

      ( * = physical science )

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Education public outreach randy landsberg

Student Success (continued)

  • 2002 Graduates (100% to College, 57% S&T)

    • Nikki Brown - Olivet Harvey BS Early Childhood Education (07), enrolled UIC Physics* BS

    • Raven Collins – Spelman, Math BS (07) + 2yr Masters Georgia Tech, Civil Engineering (REU w/Meyer)

    • Martinique Faulkner - Eastern Illinois U., Early Childhood Development

    • Angela Johnson - Chicago State, Psychology BS (07), Masters Social Work

    • Melanie Lott – UIUC, Journalism

    • Agela Stover - University of Iowa, Geography (06), Urban & Regional Planning PhD Program

    • Lavonne Wilson - University of Chicago, Biology

  • Space Explorers in Graduate & Professional Degree Programs

    • Daniel Williams UIUC (04) BA Political Science, UIUC Political Science and Education Masters Program

    • Chasity Fulton UIUC (05) BS Physics, UIUC Math Ph.D. Program

    • William Smith Indiana University(IU) Bloomington (05) BA Business Adm., IU Business Law Graduate Program

    • Angela Stover University of Iowa (06) Urban and Regional Planning Masters Program at U of I

    • Raven Collins BS Mathematics (07), Masters Civil Engineering (expected) May 2008 Georgia Tech

    • Aaron Lucas BS Aeronautical Engineering Morehouse (07), PhD Program Material Science U. Con.

    • Samantha Dewberry BA Pre Law UCIC (07) UIUC Law School

    • Ashley Garrison BS Biology UC (07) MedSchool

    • Ashley McCan BS Economics Spelman (07) MedSchool

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