NASA invites college teams to take part in the 2014 NASA Aeronautics Mission Directorate's Unmanned Aerial Systems Challenge. Students are invited to propose a high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aerial system to track hurricanes. Design assessment will be based on projected effectiveness, cost, innovation and ease of use and operation inside the National Air Space.
Strategic partnerships between Historically Black Colleges and Universities, or HBCUs, and the federal government have led to bold and innovative scientific discoveries and mechanism for student development that have far-reaching implications for the future. Recently, the White House Initiative on HBCUs released reports that provide details on the billions of dollars that 31 federal agencies have provided to HBCUs over the last five years to support federal agency program priorities.
NASA and Portland State University are seeking participants for a new educational program called Capillary Effects on Liquids Exploratory Research Experiments, or CELERE. This program enables students to participate in microgravity research on capillary action, similar to that conducted on the International Space Station.
The Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators recognizes outstanding K-12 teachers who employ innovative approaches to environmental education and use the environment as a context for learning for their students.
Applicants must teach full time in a K-12 public school, hold a current teaching license and have a minimum of five years of K-12 teaching experience, including at least three years of teaching environmental education and/or an environment-based curriculum.
NASA and National Geographic are hosting a FameLab: Exploring Earth and Beyond regional competition in conjunction with National Geographic's Young Explorers Workshop on Feb. 21-22, 2014, at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo.
Are you passionate about science? Do you love to communicate?
Space Grant Graduate Fellows will make short presentations on their FY 2013 outreach projects to an audience of the other Fellows, department sponsors, representatives of the UA/NASA Space Grant Steering Committee, and students/others who are interested in learning about/applying to the program for FY 2014.1