Call for Proposals: Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology

Audience: Higher Education Educators and Students Pre-Proposal Informational
Teleconference: Dec. 2, 1-2:30 p.m. EST
Proposal Deadline: Feb. 4, 2020
Contact: HQ-FINESST@mail.nasa.gov

NASA’s Science Mission Directorate is seeking proposals from accredited U.S. universities for research grants to begin in the 2020-21 academic year. Each proposal must identify a student seeking a master’s or doctorate degree in Earth and space sciences as the participating future investigator. Project proposers may request up to a three-year period of performance. Visit the website for details and proposal requirements.

NASA STEM Activities: Forward to the Moon

Audience: Educators of Grades K-12
Event Date: Nov. 25 at 5 p.m. EST
Contact: susan.m.kohler@nasa.gov

Join the NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative at Texas State University for a free 60-minute webinar. NASA plans to go forward to the Moon by 2024. Learn about K-12 STEM activities that will enhance classroom instruction involving this topic.

Activities include:
— Demonstrating sizes and distances of Earth.
— Making a water filtration system.
— Designing a lunar habitat.
— Simulating finding oxygen on the Moon.
— Making balloon rockets with a payload.
— Simulating gravity with magnets.

Online registration is required.