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Directory of Ambassadors: Ann Schmiedekamp
Ann Schmiedekamp
Ann Schmiedekamp
Member Since 1999

Jenkintown, Pennsylvania

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Biographical Information:

Dr. Schmiedekamp is a professor of physics at Penn State University, Abington. Since 1989 she has taught introductory astronomy courses and more recently she has taught astrobiology. In addition she has given numerous presentations on astronomy to general public audiences oriented both toward children and adults. Her involvement in the Solar System Ambassadors program since 1999 is a natural outgrowth of those efforts.

Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

Under the clouds of Jupiter: The NASA Juno mission
Upper Dublin High School

2001 Space Odyssey: No longer science fiction
Northeast Regional Public Library

Voyager: An incredible journey and a cosmic "message in a bottle"
Penn State University Abington

Water in the Universe
Roy Guess Elementary School

Visit to Mars
Wissahickon Valley Public Library

Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:

Philadelphia Science Festival
Independence Seaport Museum

Space & Astronomy Day
Raritan Valley Community College

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