LRO/Mini-RF:  Student Data Team (High School)

Overview
Program Element / Activity Title:
LRO/Mini-RF:  Student Data Team (High School)
E/PO Project Name:
LRO
Contact Information:
8800 Greenbelt Rd Code 690 Greenbelt, MD 20771
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Short Description:

The Student Planetary Investigators (PI) program engages high school students with data from the Mini-RF instrument which is focusing on mapping the lunar poles, searching for water ice and demonstrating new communications technologies.  The program provides students with authentic research experiences in the classroom, is conducted via distance learning technologies, and is designed to provide maximum flexibility for student teams.

Awards Received:
NASA Group Achievement Award in 2010
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Evaluation
National Priorities and Coordination Approaches as Articulated in CoSTEM:
  • Increase and Sustain Youth and Public Engagement in STEM