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Karen Jean Meech -- Outreach

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Meech is the Director (and developer) of the NSF-Funded Teacher-Enhancement program, Toward Other Planetary Systems (TOPS). In addition, she is a co-Investigator with Jim Heasley for the new Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program. In addition to these activities, she is participating in many other outreach efforts - listed below.

Date Activity
5/28/02 Honolulu Rotary Club lunch talk (350)
3/23/02 Girl Scouts Sleep over - Bishop Museum
3/16/02 TOPS Pre-workshop, Bishop
3/05/02 Punahou Science Club - Mars Missions & Biohazards
10/18/01 Punhou School Science Club presentation - Deep Impact
10/17,23/01 Bishop Museum Makai Pgm Development Cmte - Education Pgm
08/21/01 Panelist, Alu Like -- Native Hawaiian indigenous technologies
07/29-08/03/01 Keynote Speaker, Deep Impact, IPMM-2001 Meeting, Vancouver
07/23-28/01 Conduct Workshops at Pacific Education Conference, Guam
07/17/01 Presentation to military officers & civilian defense officials from the Pacific region - at Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies
03/26-28/01 Cape Kumukahi Site Survey - TOPS teachers/students
03/17/01 Mililani School - surveying training - Cape Kumukahi prep
03/13/01 Dept of Ed Mtg - Integration of Science Standards - All day
03/13/01 Appearance on Channel 2 News, 8:45am - TOPS
03/10/01 TOPS Pre-Workshop 1, Bishop Museum, all day
03/07/01 Niu Valley School Career Day - speaker
03/06/01 Presentation to military officers & civilian defense officials from the Pacific region - at Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies
02/16/01 Presentation to the University of Hawaii Board of Regents
02/10/01 Banquet Speaker, Pacific Science Symposium
02/10/01 Keynote speaker - Sacred Hearts Academy Science Symposium for Girls
02/09/01 Teacher workshop - Pacific Science Symposium
02/09/01 Panelist, Careers - Pacific Science Symposium
02/03/01 Speaker at all-day teacher workshop for Bishop Museum's X-Treme Science Exhibit. Wrote 6 hands-on classroom activities.
01/27-05/28/01 Featured Scientist in Bishop Museum X-Treme Science Exhibit
01/20/01 Speaker - for Volunteers for Bishop X-Treme Science Exhibit
09/12/00 Speaker - Kiwanis Club of Pearl harbor

Last modified: March 25, 2002
Karen Meech
Institute for Astronomy
2680 Woodlawn Drive
Honolulu, HI 96822
meech@ifa.hawaii.edu