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Our Global Volunteers: December 2014 Update

Posted by Kate Howells

12-12-2014 10:27 CST

Topics: Planetary Society People, Planetary Society

The Planetary Society’s Global Volunteer Network has been busy these past few months! We have volunteers around the world coming together to share the passion, beauty and joy of space exploration with their communities, and we’re incredibly proud of what they have done so far.

As our volunteer network grows we will continue to share stories of the fantastic work they are doing. For now, here are some snapshots of The Planetary Society’s volunteers in action. If you want to get in on the fun, check out planetary.org/volunteer!

Arizona
Arizona
Robert Amzler, TPS Outreach Coordinator for Arizona State University, visited a fifth grade classroom that was learning about the solar system to answer the students’ questions about space and run a trivia challenge.
New York
New York
The Planetary Society's New York chapter hosted its inaugural meeting. The group aims to expand science literacy through educational outreach events and meetings around New York.
Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
The U.S. National Capital regional group held its first meeting in Washington, D.C.
Lahore, Pakistan
Lahore, Pakistan
Volunteers in Lahore, Pakistan brought local schoolchildren to a planetarium and showed them a view of the sun through eclipse glasses.
Lahore, Pakistan volunteers
Lahore, Pakistan volunteers
European Space Agency Open House
European Space Agency Open House
A volunteer represented The Planetary Society at the European Space Agency’s open house in the Netherlands.
Portugal
Portugal
The Planetary Society’s Outreach Coordinator for Portugal gave a presentation on space exploration at a local yoga school.
University of Maine
University of Maine
The student outreach group at the University of Maine held its first meetings.
Venezuela
Venezuela
The Planetary Society’s Outreach Coordinator for Venezuela gave a lesson on space exploration to a local school group.
Arlington, Texas
Arlington, Texas
Volunteers in Arlington, Texas held a bake sale to raise funds for The Planetary Society, kicking off the activities of a new Dallas-Fort Worth outreach group.
Arlington, Texas
Arlington, Texas
 
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Comments:

patrick: 12/13/2014 05:23 CST

Beautiful. our group loved it !!!we even printed it and gave out some paper samples to some fellow teachers to start promoting TPS !!! well lets keep with this good project you started !!! our sincere congratulations !!!

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