NASA Psyche Inspired

Audience: Higher Education Students
Application Deadline: Aug. 12

NASA’s Psyche mission invites full-time, enrolled undergraduate students majoring in any subject at universities and community colleges in the U.S. and its territories to apply to become part of this year’s cohort of Psyche Inspired interns. Psyche Inspired is a program that brings undergraduate students together to share the excitement, innovation and scientific and engineering content of NASA’s Psyche mission with the public through artistic and creative works.

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New Teachable Moment: Meet NASA’s Next Mars Rover, Perseverance

Audience: K-12 Educators, Parents and Caregivers

Perseverance is NASA’s most advanced Mars rover yet. Learn more about NASA’s goals for the rover and find out how you can bring the exciting engineering and science of this mission to students with lessons and do-it-yourself projects covering topics like biology, geology, physics, mathematics, engineering, coding and language arts. 

This Teachable Moment from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, provides background information, resources and standards-aligned lessons. Visit the site for videos, lesson plans and more.

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Sally Ride EarthKAM Mission

Audience: Parents, Caregivers, K-12 and Informal Educators
Mission Dates: July 14-17

Sally Ride EarthKAM is a free STEM educational program managed by the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. EarthKAM allows participants to take images of Earth from space using a camera aboard the International Space Station. Use EarthKAM as a teaching tool to study subjects ranging from geography to art to meteorology.  

The July mission is a great opportunity for those new to EarthKAM to learn how the system works and to start planning ways to incorporate EarthKAM into the school year. Visit the website for details and to register to participate.

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