Bob Riddle

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Bob is currently 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 journalScience 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 many 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 grade Science classes. Since starting his career in education he has taught at the college level and 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, aka 'Mr. T', their Chow / German Spitz mix dog. 

 

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