Dawn: Student Opportunities

Program Element / Activity Title:
Dawn: Student Opportunities
E/PO Project Name:
Stardust-NExT, Dawn, EPOXI, Discovery program
Contact Information:
Wildwood School, 11811 Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90064
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Short Description:

In FY 2011, Stardust NExT organized a district wide NASA event in Cheyenne Wyoming modeled after similar activities conducted by NASA's Discovery Program office. A team of scientists and educators visited students in grades 6-12. An evening star party and the local observatory opened the event to students, parents and families.

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National Priorities and Coordination Approaches as Articulated in CoSTEM:
  • Improve STEM Instruction
  • Increase and Sustain Youth and Public Engagement in STEM