Discovery New Frontiers Thematic Educator Workshops

Overview
Program Element / Activity Title:
Discovery New Frontiers Thematic Educator Workshops
E/PO Project Name:
Discovery and New Frontiers Education and Public Outreach
Contact Information:
Shari Asplund
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Mail Stop 230-260
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA 91109
818-354-7280
shari.e.asplund@jpl.nasa.gov
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Program Element / Activity Partners within NASA:
Discovery and New Frontiers
Short Description:

1) In Nov. 2011 (FY 2012), McREL supported a NASA educator workshop in Rainsville, AL. 2) McREL coordinated and facilitated Vision of Discovery (FY 2012), a Discovery Program/New Frontiers Year of the Solar System (YSS)  event. The 4-6 hour workshop was held in four locations across the country: JPL, APL, JSC, and Oregon. It involved collaboration with the E/PO staff of many D/NF Program missions (Dawn, MESSENGER, New Horizons), the Discovery and New Frontiers Programs, the NASA Digital Learning Network, and NASA AESP providers. The event was held on  Saturday  March 10, 2012. A third annual workshop is being planned for March 2013.

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National Priorities and Coordination Approaches as Articulated in CoSTEM:
  • Improve STEM Instruction