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             NASA’s Transformative Educational Experiences: Preparing Today’s Youth for the Great Opportunities and Challenges Ahead
ASU Mars Education Program Conference Spring 2016


Humanity’s horizons are expanding beyond our own planet! How can we better enable today’s youth to be prepared for the future opportunities and challenges?

Need inspiration to help bring curiosity and wonder into your teaching, lessons, programs, or outreach? Join us to see how science and engineering really work... NASA-style!  Learn about NASA’s plan for humans to Journey to Mars and how to be part of this grand experience! See great new products and interactive projects to help you transform your programs into authentic science experiences.

NASA’s science and engineering projects offer fascinating STEM pathways into the future that will expand your students’ thinking and understanding of STEM. Our exciting NASA NGSS-aligned STEM activities use current research that will bring relevancy to students’ understanding of science and engineering by involving students in real-world challenges.

Join NASA and the ASU Mars Team for a professional development conference that will:

  • Address the Next Generation Science Standards and show how NASA -related activities can grow your students in essential skill areas such as design thinking and essential 21st Century Skills;
  • Enjoy the “Back Stage Pass” experience you will get with our NASA scientists while you learn about the latest challenges and discoveries being made and how you and your students can participate; and
  • Participants will receive a certificate for 6.5 professional development hours.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

9:00am - 4:30pm MST
Cost: Free
 Place: ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY - Main Campus Memorial Union

Questions? Contact us at marsed@asu.edu or call Sheri at 480-215-0410