Carnegie PREP: this team of scientist/engineer educators designed and taught an inquiry lab activity through ISEE’s Professional Development Program

team 2017-18L-R: Nicholas Timmons, Marja Seidel, Johanna Teske

VenueCarnegie Observatories Summer Student Program (CAMPARE PREP)

Team members:

Johanna Teske (Design Team Lead): Postdoc, Astronomy, Carnegie Observatories

Marja Seidel: Postdoc, Astronomy, Carnegie Observatories

Nicholas Timmons: Graduate Student, Physics & Astronomy, UC Irvine

Audience10 undergraduates

Activity NameLine broadening in Astronomical Objects -- Physical Origins and Correlations

Activity SummaryDetermining how spectral line broadening relates to physical properties of astronomical objects, and explaining results using evidence

Funding for this team provided by: NSF AST #81201, NSF AST #81343