Science on a Sphere Training

Course# TD1573

Note: This workshop is capped at 24 participants.

Categories: Facilitation and Environmental Stewardship

Level: Fundamental

Type: Single-Session WorkshopLogo for OESS

Total Workshop Time: 1 Hour

Make-Ups: No make-ups are scheduled for this workshop.

Pre-requisites: None

Target Audience: Employees who will host groups on the sphere, including faculty members who use as part of teaching or staff who will host visits using their community service hours.

Workshop Description:

 Learn to operate Science on a Sphere (SOS), the global visualization theater located in Memorial Hall. The theater, which was developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), features a 6 foot spherical projector screen suspended so that 4 projectors can show planetary processes, geographic data, and real-time atmospheric and oceanic events. Trained users can utilize the theater to support academic curriculum, to present to campus organizations, and to host outreach events.  (Note: personal use is not permitted.) The training will feature an introduction to SOS, rules and procedures for utilizing the theater, as well as hands-on training to learn how to use the system. We'll explore the content available through NOAA (see http://sos.noaa.gov/datasets/) as well as discuss the next steps for developing original content.  Those completing training will be able to access the self-serve reservation system and will receive JAC card access.

Presented by: Christie-Joy Brodrick-Hartman, Executive Director, Institute for Stewardship of the Natural World

Session Information:
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Science on a Sphere Theater in Memorial Hall - Room 5110a (near Butterfly Cafe) 


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