Graphics manipulation - Photoshop Elements
; and Ulead GifAnimator
HTML coding done with the CoffeeCup HTML Editor
Sky image displays, charts and animations start with Starry Night Pro
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Qué tal? in the Current Skies © 1995-2013 Bob Riddle -
Starwalk, Inc. 1021 S.E. 7th Street. Lee's Summit Missouri. 64063 USA. Latitude: 38.905597oN ; Longitude: 94.355554oW.
Bob is Adjunct Faculty for Longview Community College where he teaches online and classroom-based
courses in Astronomy. He is the column editor for Scope on the Skies, a monthly feature of the NSTA
middle school journal, Science Scope magazine,
and to date has published nearly 200 columns. He is an active member of the National Science Teachers Association and other Science Education organizations, having conducted workshops or
presentations at more than 200 regional, national and international conferences.
Bob has served as Planetarium Director for the Kansas City Missouri School District.
He has been a Science Consultant for Successlink Science
and and has traveled around the state working with science teachers and students
in the middle and high school grades. Since starting his career in education in 1975,
he has taught upper elementary, middle school and high school Science in traditional,
alternative and Academically Gifted settings.
He has also been an outreach educator for several NASA programs including the Solar System
Educator Program, the International Solar Terrestrial Project, and the Solar System
Ambassador Program. In 1999 he was one of 18 Educators in the United States selected
as a Cassini Fellow by NASA/JPL.
Bob holds a BS Degree in
Earth Science from Sul Ross State University
in Alpine Texas
and an MS Degree in
Physical Geography from Illinois State University
in Normal Illinois.
Bob and his wife Sue are empty-nesters living in Lee's Summit, Missouri
. They share their
home with Chloe the wanderer cat, and Tyler.
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