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General Resources
August 15, 2012

Educators and Administrators

The following materials are available for you to share with your colleagues to promote awareness and participation in NASA Explorer Schools. All materials may be viewed and shared on the Web or downloaded and saved to your computer.

General Information

The NASA Explorer Schools invests in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, educators to inspire and engage future scientists, engineers and technicians NASA needs to continue our journey.


Highlight Videos

View in your browser or download this set of four 2-minute videos giving a general overview of NES and our three types of recognition opportunities.


What Is NASA Explorer Schools?


Transform your classroom into a launch pad, a space station, a lunar probe, a Mars lander, a microgravity environment and much more! NASA Explorer Schools gives you all of the classroom resources, training and authentic NASA experiences to engage and inspire you and your students.
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NASA Explorer Schools Teacher Recognition


Highly engaged participants in NASA Explorer Schools the have the opportunity to apply for unique recognition opportunities held over the summer at NASA field centers around the country.
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Print Materials

› Overview [PDF 546 KB]
Printable one-page (double-sided) color handout provides NES mission and purpose, key features, eligibility requirements, registration and help desk information.

› Bookmark [PDF 3.1 MB]
Printable two-sided color bookmark.

› Postcard [PDF 1.4 MB]
Printable two-sided 5" x 7" postcard.

NES can provide you with up to 50 bookmarks and post cards for your presentation at a local, regional or national meeting or conference. Submit your request a minimum of two weeks prior to the event by downloading and completing the NES materials request form [PDF 237 KB] and emailing it to NASA-Explorer-Schools@mail.nasa.gov or faxing it to (216) 433-5924.

Collaborate With Others

Collaborating with other teachers is one of the most important components of any faculty room. We encourage you to participate in the NES community by following us on Twitter, joining our Google+ circle, liking us on Facebook, or signing up for a NEON account.

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