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NASA – Iowa Connection:

International Space Station

A Pilot Distance Learning Project for the Educational Communities of Iowa


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Overview

  • Teacher Opportunities

  • Student ICN Sessions

  • Design Challenge


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Students and Iowa-based NASA resources and distance learning opportunities (AEA Credit)

  • Various ICN Sessions

    • ISS Introduction

    • Space Food

    • Materials Science

    • Astronaut

  • Design Challenge

    • Interaction with NASA


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Partners and Iowa-based NASA resources and distance learning opportunities (AEA Credit)

  • NASA

  • Iowa Space Grant Consortium and E-SET

  • Marshall Space Flight Center

  • Johnson Space Center

  • Langley Research Center

  • AEAs

  • Futron


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Partners and Iowa-based NASA resources and distance learning opportunities (AEA Credit)

  • Iowa Educators Resource Center

  • IPTV

  • ISU

    • NASA Food Technology Commercial Space Center

    • Materials Engineering

  • The Science Station


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Partners and Iowa-based NASA resources and distance learning opportunities (AEA Credit)

  • The Science Center

  • The Grout Museum


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Schedule and Iowa-based NASA resources and distance learning opportunities (AEA Credit)

  • ICN’s

  • Design Challenge


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Who are we? and Iowa-based NASA resources and distance learning opportunities (AEA Credit)

Jay Staker

Steve Truby

3 ICN’s


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What is E-SET? and Iowa-based NASA resources and distance learning opportunities (AEA Credit)

  • The Extension-Science, Engineering and Technology program (E-SET) is located in the 4-H Youth Development Office of Iowa State University Extension.

  • E-SET reaches out to the formal and non-formal educators and youth of Iowa to provide resources for hands-on science and technology education.

  • Supporting and providing resources in exemplary science, engineering, and technology curricula.

  • Offering exciting and meaningful professional development opportunities for educators and youth professionals.


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The Iowa Space Grant Consortium and Iowa-based NASA resources and distance learning opportunities (AEA Credit)(ISGC)Don't let the name fool you...the ISGC has benefits for everyone!

Iowa Space Grant Consortium


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NASA Space Grant Program and Iowa-based NASA resources and distance learning opportunities (AEA Credit)

Authorized by Congress in 1987

with five objectives...

1. National network of universities

2. Cooperative programs: universities, government, industry

3. Interdisciplinary training, research, public service

4. Recruit and train technical professionals

5. Strong science, math, technology education base


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Goal of E-SET & ISGC and Iowa-based NASA resources and distance learning opportunities (AEA Credit)

Provide the State of Iowa materials, curriculum and support for strengthening science, engineering and technology!


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How to contact E-SET and Iowa-based NASA resources and distance learning opportunities (AEA Credit)

  • Contact your county extension office

  • Call us at 515-294-5738

  • Use our website at

http://www.extension.iastate.edu/e-set/


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Space Education Initiative and Iowa-based NASA resources and distance learning opportunities (AEA Credit)

Web-Based Science Learning Opportunity for Iowa Teachers through E-SET and ISGC


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IMSTI and Iowa-based NASA resources and distance learning opportunities (AEA Credit)

2001-2002

Bringing Space Science into the Classroom


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IMSTI What It’s All About? and Iowa-based NASA resources and distance learning opportunities (AEA Credit)

  • Iowa Math Science and Technology Initiative for Education

  • Federally Funded Pilot Program to raise academic achievement in the Earth and Space Sciences


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Three Fold Plan To Improve Iowa Earth and Space Science Education

  • Provide professional development opportunities through training

  • Supply teachers with a portfolio of online educational resources which includes lesson plans as well as access to space flight missions through Space Explorers Inc..

  • Establish an infrastructure for teachers to share ideas and opportunities with their peers both online and through mailings.


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Professional Development Education

  • Activities include hands on space learning

    • Shown here are teachers “building a comet”


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Portfolio of Online Educational Resources Education

  • Searchable Lesson Plan database

  • Standards Based Space Missions

  • Space Library

  • Thematic Lesson Units for Integrated Curriculum

  • Units of Study in Earth and Space Science


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Searchable Lesson Plan Database Education

  • Teachers can search for lesson plans by age and subject

  • Teachers can search for lessons by state national standards

  • Teachers can submit lesson plans to be added to the database


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Infrastructure Education

  • Provide support to teachers throughout the school year

    • 800 number for questions

    • Help in planning and presenting workshops

    • Online message board

    • Online chat room

  • Continuation of IMSTI training into the future

    • Online training

    • Regional workshops

    • Expanded Funding


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Units of Practice Education

  • Online Simulation of Assembly of ISS

  • NASA Mission Simulations

  • Plate Tectonics

  • Kid’s Space

  • Weather and Climate

  • Internet based

    • Teacher Guides

    • Student Guides

    • Assessments


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Space Explorers Missions Education

  • Phase One Standards Based Lesson Plans

  • Phase Two Simulated Launch

  • Phase Three Analysis of data collected by NASA spacecraft


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Space Library Education

  • Resource file of space facts

  • Daily space news headlines

  • Photogallery of Celestial objects



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Interested? Education

  • Send email to [email protected]

  • Subject: IMSTI

  • I will send a reply that includes a contract and information.

  • Complete and return contract and you are in.


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