Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Instrument - Data In the Classroom

Overview
Program Element / Activity Title:
Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Instrument - Data In the Classroom
E/PO Project Name:
SDO/HMI Mission EPO
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Program Element / Activity Partners within NASA:
SDO Mission EPO
Short Description:

This program involves development and facilitation of a laboratory activity for community college physics and astronomy students to give them an opportunity to analyze data from the Solar Dynamics Observatory mission. Professors and teachers at a local community college are involved in an SDO partnership to develop the lab exercise. The students at the community college are first year non-science majors coming from a diverse urban environment.

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Evaluation
National Priorities and Coordination Approaches as Articulated in CoSTEM:
  • Enhance STEM Experience of Undergraduate Students
  • Better Serve Groups Historically Under-represented in STEM Fields