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  • A 3-year Evaluation of NASA Astronomy Days and Educator Workshops at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
    Date: 11/11/2014
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The purpose of the 3-year formative and summative evaluation was to gauge public perceptions of the utility and quality of NASA-funded workshops and programs offered by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. This final summative report includes 3-year project findings from 11 NASA Educator Workshops and three Astronomy Days events. ... »
  • Mission to STEM: Activating NASA Artifacts and Next Generation Science Standards with Digital Missions for Students and Families
    Date: 10/15/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC), home of the NASA Glenn Visitor Center, is dedicated to sharing NASA content to inform, engage, and inspire students, educators, and the public. To further this goal, GLSC will develop a digital experience focused on collaboration and teamwork, emphasizing the benefits of a systems approach to STEM challenges. At ... »
  • NASA Earth, Solar, and Planetary Science Infusion Project (NASA ESPSI)
    Date: 09/26/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Howard B. Owens Science Center (HBOSC) will infuse NASA Earth, Heliophysics, and Planetary mission science data into onsite formal and informal curriculum programs to expand scientific understanding of the Earth, Sun, and the universe. The goal of the project is to develop a pipeline of programs for ... »
  • 2013 Space Center Houston Mars Exploration Exhibit
    Date: 09/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Mars Exploration Exhibit is a new public exhibition designed to provide experiential learning opportunities for students, educators and the public while inspiring greater excitement about space science. The exhibit emphasizes the importance of STEM education and careers through practical application and inquiry-based learning. Space Center ... »
  • From Our Town to Outer Space: Bringing NASA science and engineering to underserved communities through a national public library exhibition program
    Date: 09/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    From Our Town to Outer Space will inform, engage, and inspire new public audiences (library staff and patrons) by sharing NASA’s missions, challenges, and achievements. FOTOS is led by the Space Science Institute’s (SSI) National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL). NASA mission staff will be invited to participate as active members. NCIL is ... »
  • Discover NASA
    Date: 08/26/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Discover NASA is the Discovery Museum’s endeavor to engage students in grades K through 12 as well as members of the general public in innovative space science and STEM-focused learning through the implementation of two modules: upgrades to the Challenger Learning Center, and the creation of K through 12 amateur rocketry and spacecraft design ... »
  • Our Place in Space: A Formal-Informal Partnership to develop an Inquiry-based curriculum in space science, observation, and exploration for Middle School Teachers in Chicago
    Date: 08/25/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Our Place in Space (OPIS), an inquiry-based curriculum in space science, observation, and exploration for middle school teachers, will be developed by the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) Chicago, through a committed partnership with the Advanced Concepts Office in NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) and with endorsement from the ... »
  • Achieving the Future of Education and Engagement
    Date: 08/20/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Achieving the Future of Education and Engagement is focused on the 21st Century Teacher Academy. 21CTA is a unique Educator Professional Development (EPD) two-week residential workshop designed to immerse teachers in best practices and methodologies to develop and implement real-world, Project Based Learning (PBL) curricula using NASA missions. ... »
  • STEMtastic: NASA in Our Community
    Date: 06/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    STEMtastic: NASA in Our Community is a two-year project designed to educate and inspire teachers, students and life-long learners to embrace NASA STEM content. The project will increase awareness of NASA activities, while educating and inspiring students to train for careers that are critical to future economic growth of the country in general, ... »
  • SOS Summative Evaluation
    Date: 05/30/2014
    Resource Category: Summative
    Summative Evaluation of the Science on a Sphere exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. The evaluation looks at the effectiveness of two topics; Earth Systems and Comparative Planetology using Docent lead facilitation, a scripted show, and data sets running in auto-mode (with no recorded narration). ... »

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