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Middle school students reach for the stars

Posted on February 7, 2017 - 5:35 PM CST

Tags: High School | Outreach | Curriculum / Lesson Plan / Activity | Cross-Forum / Collaborative Project | Astrophysics

Reaching out to underserved and underrepresented communities, can have major impact on student outcomes. Reacting to a recent visit from one of the NESSP Partners, a teacher commented: “We haven’t been able to offer the students something like this before,” Nickerson said. “They go to OMSI in the fifth grade, but not one of the students yesterday had ever been in a planetarium before.”