Solar Dynamics Observatory - NEAT program

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Solar Dynamics Observatory - NEAT program
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This program is completed.
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This program trains graduate students, with help of a Physics Education Research specialist, to present NASA-developed classroom activities to K-12 teachers, and to coach the teachers how to use those activities in their classrooms.  Program facilitators adopt and/or adapt activities from the existing, extensive catalogue of NASA-developed & -approved activities.  At the request of the teachers, program facilitators deliver the training/coaching sessions at their schools, with no cost to the teachers.  Participating K-12 teachers get 2 continuing education credits from the State of Montana.

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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
  • Design Graduate Education for Tomorrow’s STEM Workforce