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Grad student Chris Snead receives prestigious teaching award

Posted on Nov 5, 2013 in News

Graduate student Chris Snead was honored on October 15, 2013 in a ceremony held by UCLA’s Academic Senate Committee on Teaching. ¬†Only five teaching assistants are selected each year for this prestigious teaching award, and Chris is the first from the Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences department.

Watch the video below to hear how Chris challenged his undergraduate students with activities such as building their own telescopes, visiting Griffith Observatory, and charting the phases of the Moon.