Program Element / Activity Title:
E/PO Project Name:
Reaching for the Stars: NASA Science for Girl Scouts
Contact Information:
Edna DeVore, PI
Pamela Harman, Co-I
SETI Institute
189 Bernardo Ave, Suite 200
Mountain View, CA 94043
Short Description:

Reaching for the Stars: NASA Science for Girl Scouts:
• Create a new sequence of Girl Scout Space Science badges for all program levels, ages 5-18 • Develop Volunteer Tool Kit Space Science badge online support for girls and leaders • Provide Train-the-Trainer experiences for GSUSA leaders at authentic observatory and NASA sites • Enable a network of NASA SMEs and astronomy and space science volunteers (e.g. Night Sky Network) to connect with and support Girl Scouts • Offer GSUSA Destinations including 2017 total solar eclipse • Provide interactive experiences in person and online with NASA SMEs • Develop a sustainable relationship between NASA and GSUSA

Awards Received:
none yet.
Program Element / Activity Status
Please list products / materials that will result / have resulted from this program element / activity:
Name: GIrl Scout Badges, Eclipse Kits
Status: Design
Audience Metrics
Who is the primary audience of your program element / activity?:
Who is the secondary audience of your program element / activity?:
National Priorities and Coordination Approaches as Articulated in CoSTEM:
  • Increase and Sustain Youth and Public Engagement in STEM
  • Better Serve Groups Historically Under-represented in STEM Fields
  • Contribute to the conversation about building new models for leveraging SMD assets and expertise and achieving the most significant impact of STEM education investments.
  • Build and use evidence-based approaches
What are the goals and objectives of your program element / activity?:
in the proposal documents and the descriptions.
What is the design of the evaluation process for your program element / activity?:
not yet finalized.
What are the main impacts of your effort to date and how do they correlate to the project's goals and objectives:
just starting.
Have your evaluation findings / impacts been published? If so, where?: