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  • Future Space: Engaging the Public After Shuttle
    Date: 07/01/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Future Space is an educational but fun pair of planetarium programs, targeted at middle school students and then general public, to show that NASA is still in the space business! The lead institution is the Louisiana Art and Science Museum with lead production at the Houston Museum of Natural Science and science and program review through Rice ... »
  • From the Blue Planet to the Red Planet: Exploring Planetary Science
    Date: 07/01/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Children’s Museum developed From the Blue Planet to the Red Planet: Exploring Planetary Science to provide opportunities for students in grades 4 through 8, teachers, and families to learn about Mars exploration. The Museum partnered with the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) on four teacher professional development modules ... »
  • 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 ... »
  • Earth from Space: Exploring Satellite Data to Better Understand Global Systems
    Date: 06/01/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Earth from Space highlights state-of-the-art NASA technology, in particular, the suite of Earth observing satellites orbiting our planet, the data they collect, and how people are using these data for research and applications. Participants learn how NASA EOS data is collected through remote sensing systems, recognize the connection between this ... »
  • NASA Programming at Thanksgiving Point
    Date: 05/17/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Beginning in 2010, Thanksgiving Point Institute leveraged its one-of-a-kind assets to deliver NASA and space-related programming. Informally referred to as NASA BLAST (Bringing Light and Space Together), the program included three exhibitions and a multitude of informal learning opportunities including field trips, camps, classes, and family ... »
  • Curious Scientific Investigators: Flight Adventures
    Date: 05/17/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Curious Scientific Investigators (CSI): Flight Adventures immerses children and families in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. Launched in February 2012, the project supports NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD), focusing on “innovative ideas to convey the fundamentals of flight, flight technology, and ... »
  • NASA Now: Using Current Data, Planetarium Technology and Youth Career Development to Connect People to the Universe
    Date: 05/17/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    NASA Now: Using Current Data, Planetarium Technology and Youth Career Development to Connect People to the Universe uses live interpretation and new planetarium technology to increase awareness, knowledge and understanding of NASA missions and STEM careers among schoolchildren, teens and the general public. Pacific Science Center seeks to achieve ... »
  • Mission LEAP: Lunar Expedition for Astronaut Pioneers
    Date: 05/03/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Mission: Moonbase is an interactive lunar colony simulation designed to inspire and educate participants of all ages. Prominently situated in the largest children’s science center at the Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI), Mission: Moonbase engages the general public as an exhibition. It also serves as an immersive, team-based experience for ... »
  • The Nature Research Center
    Date: 04/01/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Nature Research Center is a project through which the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences provides NASA with a permanent presence through the creation of NASA-themed exhibits in its new wing (the Nature Research Center), hosting special events, educator workshops and special programming, all of which serve the general population and seek ... »

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