Audience: K-12 Educators and Home Educators
Event Dates: First workshop takes place on July 16, 2013, at 2:15 p.m. EDT
Start your engines! Engage students in real-world mathematics and incorporate standards-based hands-on activities to make mathematics challenging and fun. Bring the thrill of racing and its connections to flight into your classroom with the "Rockets 2 Racecars" educational materials.
Audience: Higher Education Educators and Students
Early Bird Entry Deadline: June 15, 2013
Final Entry Deadline: July 15, 2013
NASA, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Department of State and Nike recently announced a challenge to identify 10 game-changing innovations that could transform the system of fabrics to one that advances equitable global economic growth, drives human prosperity and replenishes the planet's resources.
Audience: Educators and Students Worldwide
Deadline: July 1, 2013
The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission, also known as MAVEN, is set to launch to the Red Planet in November 2013. And your name and personal message could hitch a ride to Mars!
Names that are submitted to the Going to Mars With MAVEN website will be placed on a DVD that will be carried aboard the MAVEN spacecraft. Participants who submit their names to the Going to Mars campaign will be able to print a certificate of appreciation to document their involvement with the MAVEN mission.
Audience: Higher Education Students
Application Deadline: June 26, 2013
Langley Aerospace Research Student Scholars, or LARSS, is offering a 15-week fall internship at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. Internships are available for rising undergraduate juniors, seniors and graduate students at accredited U.S. colleges, universities and community colleges. Students of all majors are encouraged to apply. The grade point average requirement is a 3.0 out of a 4.0.
Audience: 9-12 Educators
Institute Dates: June 24-28, 2013
NASA's Lunar Science Institute is hosting a weeklong institute for high school science educators. Participants will receive hands-on standards-aligned classroom resources that bridge the topics of Earth and the moon, as well as a variety of science and engineering topics. Tours of scientific research facilities and interaction with lunar scientists will also take place during the institute.
Audience: 6-9 Educators
Workshop Dates: June 24-28, and July 8-12, 2013
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, mission is sponsoring a pair of workshops for educators of students in grades 6-9. These workshops will focus on lunar science, exploration and how our understanding of the moon is evolving with the new data from current and recent lunar missions.
Audience: All Educators and Students
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