Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium

March 22, 2018

WSGC Newsletter for Educators

Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium's electronic newsletter for teachers provides curriculum ideas, Internet links and other resources to help you better meet the Washington EALRs and the National Science Education Standards.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

-- NASA EXPRESS NEWSLETTER (K-12)
-- WOMEN OF NASA (K-12)
-- PSC HOMESCHOOL WEEKS (K-12)
-- CONTACT THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (K-12)

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NASA EXPRESS NEWSLETTER (K-12)

NASA EXPRESS is a great way to learn about the latest NASA opportunities for students and teachers. Sign up to discover new internships, and fellowships, online professional development, and many other NASA opportunities.

For more information, go to

https://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/Express_Landing.html

WOMEN OF NASA (4-12)

Through their accomplishments and dedication, women at NASA embody the essence of Women’s History Month. They serve as role models to young women in their pursuit of careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The NASA Women of STEM website features career profiles, videos and news articles about the women helping NASA reach for new heights. For more information, go to

https://www.nasa.gov/education/womenstem

PSC HOMESCHOOL WEEKS (K-12)

For the first two weeks in April, homeschool groups of any size can explore Pacific Science Center’s exhibits at the reduced school group rate between Monday and Friday.

Group leaders should simply mention that they are a homeschool group when they arrive at the gate. No reservations required. Admission includes access to all exhibits No more than one adult per child (additional adults will be charged the general admission rate).

For information on reservations for groups of 10 or more students, as well as more homeschool opportunities, visit

https://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/homeschool/

CONTACT THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (K-12)

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS-US) is an international program that facilitates the excitement of speaking to crew members on the International Space Station (ISS).

ARISS-US is accepting proposals from U.S. schools, museums and community youth organizations (working individually or together) to host an amateur radio event between January 1 and June 30, 2019

Radio events are approximately 10 minutes long. The Spring 2018 proposal window will closes April 30, 2018.For proposal guidelines, forms and upcoming pre-proposal webinars, go to

http://www.ariss.org/hosting-an-ariss-contact-in-the-us.html

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