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  • Earth to Sky Interagency Partnership
    Date: 09/28/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Earth to Sky (ETS) is an exciting, growing partnership between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Park Service (NPS) the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and the University of California, Berkeley. Together we work to enable and encourage informal educators to access and use relevant NASA and other science ... »
  • Youth Expo: Youth Exploring the Potential of Virtual Worlds
    Date: 09/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Youth EXPO: Youth Exploring the Potential of Virtual Worlds was a proof-of-concept study to determine if an immersive, 3D virtual environment is an effective medium to increase high school students’ understanding of current climate change research and motivate interest in learning more about climatology-related careers. The project was conducted ... »
  • Explore the Galaxy
    Date: 08/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Explore the Galaxy involved teens from Chicago Public Schools (CPS) in planning for an upcoming exhibition and its interpretation. The Adler Planetarium worked with teens from several CPS high schools, with a special focus on the CPS Air Force Academy High School (AFAHS). The goals were to develop institutional partnerships and capacity for a teen ... »
  • STARS: Strengthening Teaching, Awareness and Resources in Science
    Date: 07/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The primary purpose of the STARS: Strengthening Teaching, Awareness and Resources in Science project from the Challenger Learning Center of the San Joaquin Valley is to build upon the CLC's resources and partnership in order to maximize the impact of informal science education in creating a STEM pipeline for the San Joaquin Valley region. The ... »
  • Space Age Oceanography: Exhibition and Education
    Date: 07/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Exploring Ocean Science from Space (EOSS) is an integrated program of marine life exhibits and science programming designed to bring broader awareness of NASA’s ocean research and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to our staff, volunteers, students, their families and teachers, as well as the visiting public. The Seattle ... »
  • NASA Science Research Mentoring Program
    Date: 07/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The NASA Science Research Mentoring Program (NASA SRMP) is an established mentoring program that presents the wonders of space exploration and planetary sciences to underserved high school students from New York City through cutting-edge, research-based courses and authentic research opportunities, using the rich resources of the American Museum ... »
  • Climate Change Education
    Date: 07/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Climate Change Education produced climate change educational experiences for both professional and general public audiences. In particular, the Science Museum of Minnesota (SMM), in collaboration with NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment, and the University of Wisconsin’s ... »
  • The Dynamic Earth: You Have to See it to Believe It!
    Date: 07/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Dynamic Earth: You Have To See it To Believe It is a public exhibition and suite of programming designed to educate and excite K-8 students, teachers, and families about weather and climate science, plate tectonics, erosion, and stream formation. The Dynamic Earth program draws attention to the importance of large-scale earth processes and the ... »
  • Mission to Mars: An Urban/Rural Collaborative to Inspire NASA's Next Generation
    Date: 07/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Mission to Mars engages 6th-8th grade students in the science, engineering and careers related to Mars exploration. The program is led by the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, and includes as partners Challenger Learning Centers in Woodstock, IL, Normal IL and three NASA Centers (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Marshall Space Flight Center, and ... »
  • Methods of Increasing Awareness of Comparative Planetology and Climate Science with Science on a Sphere in Museum Settings
    Date: 07/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) CP4SMP program, Methods of Increasing Awareness of Comparative Planetology and Climate Science with Science On a Sphere in Museum Settings, intended to educate our audiences about planetary exploration missions, illuminate climate science through comparative planetology, and produce new educational ... »

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