5th Annual Astronaut Lacy Veach Day of Discovery

small photo of Mars activity at Lacy Veach Day of Discovery.A full capacity crowd of over 400 enthusiastic students, parents, and teachers enjoyed the workshops, displays, and special presentations at this year’s 5th annual Astronaut Lacy Veach Day of Discovery. Hawaii Space Grant extends appreciation to our event co-sponsors: Punahou School and the Hawaiian Electric Company, and to our contributing organizations: the Hawaii Science Teachers Association, the Polynesian Voyaging Society and the Veach family, and to all the volunteers who shared their enthusiasm for science, math, and technology. The keynote speakers who energized the crowd this year were Educator Astronaut Joe Acaba and the 2006 Hawaii State Teacher of the Year Sheri Kojima. Workshop presenters came from over 20 organizations and 18 organizations sponsored displays and exhibits throughout the day. Please see the web site for more information on this event.

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