Planck Education and Public Outreach Program

Overview
Program Element / Activity Title:
Planck Education and Public Outreach Program
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Planck Education and Public Outreach Program
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Short Description:

The Planck Mission education and outreach projects focus on three main areas:

  1. Developing curricula and supplementary materials in the form of lecture notes and simulations for use in undergraduate (university and community college) education;
  2. Developing outreach materials in the form of interactive displays for museums and science centers and videos for distribution on the internet (YouTube);
  3. Citizen science projects in which global citizens can contribute directly to cosmology research that benefits the Planck Mission and allows individuals to become stakeholders in the data analysis and mission results.
Audience Metrics
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Evaluation
National Priorities and Coordination Approaches as Articulated in CoSTEM:
  • Increase and Sustain Youth and Public Engagement in STEM