2013 NASA Education Opportunities

NASA Education Public Outreach

NASA is (as always) offering awesome educational opportunities in 2013 – check out these incredible chances to boost your knowledge of aerospace, STEM education, NASA, and more!

Heritage Family Day Events at Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum
Audience: All Educators and Students
Next Event Date: March 23, 2013

Free Education Webinar: Our Earth: A Real World Overview (Grades 5-12)
March 25, 2013, at 4 – 5 p.m. EDT and 6 – 7 p.m. EDT
Aerospace education specialist Steve Culivan will discuss how we explore Earth using NASA satellites, maps and astronaut observations. Participants will explore how to integrate NASA resources into their existing science, technology, engineering, mathematics and geography curriculum to better understand the processes that shape our planet.

Free Education Webinar: Building Curiosity Using NASA’s Teaching Strategies and Instructional Design (Grades K-12)
March 26, 2013, at 4 – 5 p.m. EDT and 6 – 7 p.m. EDT
Aerospace education specialist Susan Kohler will explore inquiry-based learning, problem-based learning and project-based learning models using NASA unique resources. This session will empower participants to design and implement engaging meaningful lessons based on 21st century needs.

Music in Space Downlink With the International Space Station
Audience: All Educators and Students
Event Date: March 27, 2013, 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. CDT

Engineering Design Challenge: Thermal Protection System Web Seminar
Audience: 8-12 and Informal Educators
Event Date: March 28, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. EDT

MAVEN Educator Ambassador Workshop
Audience: Middle School and High School Teachers
Application Deadline: March 31, 2013
Workshop Dates: July 8-12, 2013

NASA Fellowship in the History of Space Technology
Audience: Higher Education Educators and Students
Application Deadline: April 1, 2013

2013-14 History of Science Society Fellowship in the History of Space Science
Audience: Higher Education Educators and Students
Application Deadline: April 1, 2013

Fellowship in Aerospace History
Audience: Higher Education Educators and Students
Application Deadline: April 1, 2013

RockOn 2013 University Rocket Science Workshop
Audience: Higher Education Educators and Students
Registration Deadline: May 1, 2013
Workshop Dates: June 15-20, 2013

The Challenge of Discovery! Educator Workshops
Audience: All Educators
Registration Deadline: April 1, 2013
Workshop Date: April 6, 2013

2013 Jet Propulsion Laboratory Summer Faculty Research Program
Audience: Higher Education Educators
Deadline: April 1, 2013

Pre-Service Teacher Institutes at NASA’s Johnson Space Center
Audience: Higher Education Students
Application Deadline: April 1, 2013
Institute Dates: June 10-14 and 24-28, 2013

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
Audience: All Educators and Students
Nomination Deadline: April 1, 2013

Going to Mars With MAVEN Student Art Contest
Audience: Students Ages 5 to 17
Entry Deadline: April 8, 2013

NASA Research Announcement (NRA) 2013 Competitive Program for Science Museums, Planetariums and NASA Visitor Centers Plus Other Opportunities (CP4SMP+)
Audience: Informal Education Institutions
Proposal Due Date: April 9, 2013

Frequently Asked Questions — NASA Research Announcement (NRA) Competitive Program for Science Museums, Planetariums, and NASA Visitor Centers Plus Other Opportunities 
Audience: Informal Education Institutions
Proposal Due Date: April 9, 2013

Reduced Gravity Education Flight Opportunity for Students at Minority Serving Institutions
Audience: Higher Education Educators & Students
Proposal Deadline: April 17, 2013

2013-14 NASA LEARN Opportunity
Audience: 6-12 Educators
Application Deadline: April 22, 2013

2013 Summer Workshops — Climate Science Research for Educators and Students
Audience: 5-12 Educators
Application Deadline: May 1, 2013

The Unknown Moon — A Weeklong Institute for High School Educators
Audience: 9-12 Educators
Institute Dates: June 24-28, 2013

2014 NASA Space Settlement Design Contest
Audience: K-12 Educators and Students
Entry Deadline: March 15, 2014

A Century of Women in Aerospace
Date: Sept. 14, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT

Hispanic Heritage Month: Innovators in Air and Space
Dates: Sept. 24, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT
Oct. 5, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT

Don’t miss out on any upcoming NASA education opportunities! 
For a full list of events, opportunities and more, visit the Educator and Student Current Opportunity pages on NASA’s website:
— Educators http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/current-opps-index.html
— Students http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/current-opps-index.html

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