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Okay, I've talked about the perks of teaching overseas, but good things can happen when teaching in the good old US of A. One of those good things was being selected for a NASA science teacher workshop. The first thing that I learned when I took this summer workshop that NASA and the National Science Teacher Association hold for teachers was that NASA had a base of operations in Cleveland, Ohio.   I had no idea NASA was in the Buckeye State!

We were wined, dined, and educated by the best of NASA.  We participated in hands-on experiments like the egg drop (above right), linked up by satellite with similar groups, bought everything imaginable from the gift shop, and even met a real rocket scientist