James Webb STEM Innovation Project (SIP)

Overview
Program Element / Activity Title:
James Webb STEM Innovation Project (SIP)
E/PO Project Name:
Hubble and James Webb Space Telescopes
Contact Information:
John Maple, maple@stsci.edu
Short Description:

This standards-based, interdisciplinary STEM project focuses on the engineering aspects and potential science of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) while incorporating elements of project-based learning. It allows students to apply STEM processes, answer scientific questions, and develop cooperative learning skills. The SIP is underway in all 50 states and we are recruiting additional schools to participate.

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