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Directory of Ambassadors: Erich Landstrom
Erich Landstrom
Erich Landstrom
Member Since 1999

Lake Worth, Florida

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Biographical Information:

Erich Landstrom inspires America's students, and enlightens inquisitive minds. He teaches physical science classes (including Physics, Astronomy, and Earth & Space Science) in Palm Beach County, Florida. Erich was the Palm Beach County School District Science Teacher of the Year for 2002-03, received a RadioShack National Teacher Award in 2004, and won the SECME National Teacher of the Year in 2010, and The Engineering Council's Outstanding STEM Educator Award in 2014. From 1997 to 2001, Erich was Director of Astronomy Education at the South Florida Science Museum. He oversaw the Dr. Buzz Aldrin Planetarium Theater, the portable Quantum StarLab planetarium, and the Henry C. Gibson Sr. Observatory. Previously (1995 - 1997), he was the planetarium director of the Savannah Science Museum, and volunteered at the Oatland Island Education Center Observatory in Georgia. Erich still volunteers, as Florida's NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory "Solar System Ambassador Master Teacher Mentor," offering teacher training and classroom activities highlighting NASA missions of discovery and exploration. SOLAR SYSTEM AMBASSADOR MASTER TEACHER

Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

Engineering Family Fun Day 2014
Dreher Park

Engineering Family Fun Day 2012
Dreher Park

Deep Impact, Higher Thinking
Columbus Community Center

Deep Impact Small Telescope Science Program
South Florida Science Museum

Brain Breaks
Boynton Beach High School

Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:

Kennedy Space Center Innovation Expo
Kennedy Space Center

Saturn's 2015 Opposition to the Sun
Florida Atlantic University Astronomical Observatory

Plutopalooza at FAU
College of Science & University Library at Florida Atlantic University

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