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Science Activation
Mar 20, 2023
Supported by volunteers from JPL and the aerospace industry, the annual regional FIRST Robotics event makes an impact on young competitors and adult mentors alike.
Science Activation, Sun
Aug 24, 2022
Are you an astronomy enthusiast or undergraduate student that loves eclipses? Do you have a passion for sharing the wow of space science with your community? NASA may have just the opportunity for you.
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Science Activation
Aug 16, 2022
NASA's Student Airborne Science Activation (SaSa) program aims to provide an authentic research experience in atmospheric science and increase ethnic and racial diversity among geoscientists.
Science Activation
May 4, 2022
Since 2003, the black hole at the center of the Perseus galaxy cluster has been associated with sound. Now a new sonification brings more notes to this black hole sound machine. This new sonification – that is, the translation of astronomical data into sound – is being released for NASA’s Black... Read More
Science Activation
May 3, 2022
May 2-6, 2022, is Teacher Appreciation Week! At NASA, we know the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education.
Science Activation
May 1, 2022
Teachers from the NASA-affiliated Montana Learning Center in Helena, Mont. are being lauded as two of the nation’s leading educators.
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Science Activation
Apr 21, 2022
Infiniscope develops and deploys innovative digital learning experiences that promote STEM education and creative tools that empower educators to harness education technology as they see fit.
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Science Activation
Apr 14, 2022
NASA selected proposals totaling $12 million over four years to five organizations from across the country to bring NASA science to learners of all ages, backgrounds, and communities. These additional selections leading to the award of cooperative agreements were made by NASA’s Science Mission... Read More
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Science Activation
Mar 8, 2022
The "ExploreHope Air Quality Monitoring Project" at Hope College in Holland, Michigan (supported by the Michigan Space Grant Consortium) facilitates the use of portable air quality monitoring technology into middle and high school classrooms.
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Science Activation
Sep 7, 2021
NASA will award approximately $35 million over four years to eight organizations from across the country to bring agency science to learners of all ages, backgrounds, and communities.
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Science Activation
Jun 21, 2021
Let NASA bring the universe to your home! We’re inviting every student, educator, and lifelong learner to share in the excitement of scientific discovery and space exploration through unique opportunities from NASA’s Science Activation Program—a community-based approach to connect NASA science with... Read More
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Science Activation
May 10, 2021
The free event, which runs from Tuesday, May 11, through Tuesday, May 18, will feature experts from NASA’s Science Activation Program—a community-based approach to connect NASA science with learners of all ages.
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Science Activation
Mar 30, 2021
Dr. Gatebe wants to create a community of students and positive role models that will encourage more minority students to enter geosciences.
Science Activation
Feb 26, 2021
Marilé Colón Robles, a project scientist for NASA's GLOBE Clouds citizen science program, participated in a recent virtual panel discussion on Hispanic leaders in science and space as part of the 2021 Arizona SciTech Festival.
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