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  • NASA Science Mission Directorate Diversity Resources
    Date: 03/01/2016
    Resource Category: Research Brief
    NASA’s Science Mission Directorate (SMD) explores the Earth, the Sun, our solar system, the galaxy and beyond through four SMD divisions: Earth Science, Heliophysics, Planetary Science and Astrophysics. Alongside NASA scientists, teams of education and public outreach (EPO) specialists develop and implement programs and resources that are designed ... »
  • Mission: Solar System Evaluation
    Date: 01/02/2015
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    This evaluation reports on the Mission: Solar System project, a 2-year project funded by NASA. The goal of the Mission: Solar System was to create a collection of resources that integrates digital media with hands-on science and engineering activities to support kids’ exploration in formal and informal education settings. Our goal in creating the ... »
  • Expanding Children's Interest through Experiential Learning (EXCITE)
    Date: 01/15/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Expanding Children’s Interest through Experiential Learning (EXCITE) Project will target K-8th students in expanded learning programs to increase ongoing NASA STEM informal education opportunities for organizations that serve primarily underrepresented and underserved student populations. The AERO Institute will leverage existing ... »
  • NASA Saturday in the Pee Dee
    Date: 01/08/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The NASA Saturday in the Pee Dee, an underserved region of South Carolina, is a three year project led by ScienceSouth, partnering with The Dooley Planetarium at Francis Marion University, to deliver hands on programming, astronomical viewing sessions, and planetarium programs to increase public awareness of NASA and its on-going missions, and to ... »
  • Creating Relevant Education in Astronomy Through Experience (CREATE)
    Date: 09/01/2012
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    CREATE (Creating Relevant Education in Astronomy Through Experience) will immerse and teach astronomy to underserved high school students in Milwaukee who will then become planetarium producers and astronomy mentors to younger students. The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) is the lead this effort in conjunction with the Boys & Girls Club of ... »
  • Celestial Islands: Using NASA Earth Science to Reach Hawaii's Educators and Students
    Date: 09/01/2012
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The goal of this project is to advance STEM education in Hawaii by creating a series of educational products, based on NASA Earth Systems Science, for students (grades 3-5) and general public. Bishop Museum (Honolulu HI) is the lead institution. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is the primary NASA center involved in the project. Partners include ... »
  • City Skies: Linking Neighborhoods with NASA Through Urban Astronomy
    Date: 07/01/2012
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Families and school-aged constituents at 30 urban, inner-city neighborhood community-based organizations and teachers and students in earth science classes in 40 middle schools. Intent: This project will prepare neighborhood and community leaders in Philadelphia to use simple but effective observation tools and NASA’s educational web content to ... »
  • NASA Science and Technology on the Family Calendar
    Date: 07/01/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    NASA Science and Technology on the Family Calendar investigated the possibility of using local public and charter schools to recruit groups of families with middle-school-age children who would meet regularly to create NASA-themed programs for presentation to the general public at the Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC). The lead ... »
  • Journey Into Space
    Date: 06/18/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Journey into Space (JIS) is designed to improve student, educator, and general public understanding of earth/space science and its relationship to NASA goals and objectives through the use of a traveling GeoDome (inflatable planetarium) and engaging supporting programming at The Journey Museum. The Museum collaborates with area colleges, school ... »