Derrick Pitts Videos

Educators who attended Constructing Modern Knowledge 2011 enjoyed the opportunity to spend time with noted astronomer and planetarium director, Dr. Derrick Pitts. Below is video of his talk at CMK 2011 and a University of Wisconsin Big Learning Event where he talks about curiosity and how school beats it out of kids.   Tweet This […]

CMK 11 Guest Speaker Derrick Pitts In the News

Constructing Modern Knowledge 2011 Guest Speaker, Dr. Derrick Pitts, appeared on the new Countdown with Keith Olbermann television program on June 28th to discuss extraterrestrial life. Tweet This Post

Derrick Pitts Explains New DNA Discovery on MSNBC

Constructing Modern Knowledge 2011 guest speaker, Dr. Derrick Pitts, was once again featured on Countdown with Keith Olbermann to discuss the recent NASA discovery of how arsenic may replace phosphorous as a building block of life. Spend time with Dr. Pitts at Constructing Modern Knowledge 2011 Tweet This Post

CMK 2011 Guest Speaker on Tonight’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann

CMK 2011 guest speaker, Dr. Derrick Pitts, is seen in this video from a November 16, 2010 appearance on Countdown with Keith Olbermann. Dr. Pitts was on Countdown to discuss the proposal of sending old people on a one-way mission to Mars. Come spend time with Dr. Pitts at Constructing Modern Knowledge 2011, July 11-14, […]

CMK 2011 Guest Speaker on Craig Ferguson’s Show

CMK 2011 guest speaker, Dr. Derrick Pitts, is seen in this video from an October 2010 appearance on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Come spend time with Dr. Pitts at Constructing Modern Knowledge 2011, July 11-14, 2011! Tweet This Post

CMK 2011 Reaches for the Stars!

Constructing Modern Knowledge 2010, a minds-on institute for educators, has confirmed Dr. Derrick Pitts, Chief Astronomer and Planetarium Director at Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute! Dr. Pitts joins our interstellar faculty and intergalactic guest speakers, Jonathan Kozol, Dr. Lella Gandini and Professor Mitchel Resnick. About Derrick Pitts Dr. Pitts has been named as one of the 50 […]