Spotlight Area: Teaching in Panama and a 3-way
educational videoconference between Panama, Puerto Rico, and Boston with
astronaut Dr. Jeff Hoffman
Location: Enroute to the Galapagos Islands (March 2002)
Port: Galapagos Islands and then westward to the Marquesas (April 2002).
more information/many more photos, look under 'Stories from our Journey'
under the Circumnavigate menu.
Gui and Dava enjoying teaching students from San Agustin, La Salle,
and Chino Panama schools during the videoconference with Puerto
Rico, Peabody High, and astronaut Dr. Jeff Hoffman.
Gui teaching at Colegio San Agustin.
As seen from Panama, our videoscreen of interaction with Puerto
Rico and MIT. We had great 3-way interaction with students from
all countries asking questions of Dr. Hoffman and each other.
The videoconference was featured on two Panama City news channels
at 12 noon and 6 pm, March 19, 2002.
The students learned a lot about life in space, the exploration
of Mars, and the solar system beyond.
Colegio San Agustin, Panama City, Panama. What a wonderful high
Interaction during the videoconference from the Panama site.
A view of the impressive skyline of Panama City from Balboa Avenue.
Student representative thanking us for the seminar on "Exploration
in Space and at Sea".
Many thanks to the Rodriguez family for making the educational
seminars and videoconference possible in Panama. Dava with the
principal of San Agustin and Dr. Marcela and Dr. Mario Rodriguez.
Colegio La Salle students drawing their "View of the World"
La Salle students displaying their work after a seminar on Human
Exploration in Extreme Environments.
Galatea enters the Pacific Ocean, Balboa, Panama sailing under
the Bridge of the Americas connecting North and South America.
Teaching in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Sint Maarten/St. Martin,
December, 2001 - January, 2002 (Spotlight 3: view the archives, 1,
Boston to Bermuda to Puerto Rico, November, 2001 (Spotlight
2: view the pdf file)
Marblehead, MA to Provincetown, MA (August, 2001) with Gordie, Jim, Ann,
Norman, Serge, and Zuzzana (Spotlight 1:
view the pdf file)
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