K-12/Public Outreach

UHNAI hosts annual outreach workshops for K-12 students, teachers and the public to foster an interest in astronomy and astrobiology.

Upcoming Outreach Events

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Past Events

September 14, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Astrobiology Science Panel @ Hawaii Con

Karen Meech, Mike Mottl, Rich Gazan and collaborator Grieg Steward give a panel talk on The History and Future(?) of Life on Earth at Hawaii Con.

September 12, 2014 - September 14, 2014


NAI members Rich Gazan, Karen Meech, Mike Mottl and collaborator Grieg Steward will participate in HawaiiCon on the Big Island, the world’s first sci-fi, science, and fantasy tropical vacation convention. They will give a panel talk on The History and Future(?) of Life on Earth on Sep 14.

August 26, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Hawaii Space Lecture Series: Planetary Microclimates

Dr. Norbert Schorghofer presents a free lecture at NASA Pacific Regional Planetary Data Center, HIGP/SOEST University of Hawaii at Manoa.

July 5, 2014 - July 11, 2014

ALI’I National Summer Teacher Workshop

This workshop, designed for secondary science teachers, will introduce the big picture of astrobiology before delving deeper to highlight specific contributions from cosmochemistry, heliophysics, astronomy, geosciences and microbial oceanography.

June 2, 2014 - June 10, 2014

HI Student/Teacher Astronomy Research National Program

A one week residential summer astronomy boot camp designed for Grade 7-11 students and their teachers to develop astronomy research skills and encourage original research projects.

April 6, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

IFA Astronomy Open House

Activities, talks, displays, and demonstrations for all ages. Free admission and parking. Talks include presentations by UHNAI  members Karen Meech and Nader Haghighipour.

February 25, 2006 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Comets and Craters Workshop

This event-based workshop focuses on what scientists have learned about comets from the Deep Impact and Stardust Missions. You will be part of the excitement of the research and questions astronomers and geologists want to answer.

September 8, 2005 - September 20, 2005

Scientists at Sea – Exploring the deep seafloor

A 12 day mission to explore the biosphere of the sediment-buried basement (part of the ocean crust) on the flanks of the Juan de Fuca Ridge system, over 2.5 miles below the ocean surface.