NASA Explorer Schools

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NASA Explorer Schools invites teachers and their students to chat with a NASA expert and have their questions answered during a live video chat.

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Teachers across the country in grades 4-12, regardless of school size, type, or geographic location, see the benefit of participating in the NASA Explorer Schools project. Read about the project firsthand from one of our participating teachers!

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New Users -- Benefits of Registration

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

NES gives educators of grades 4-12 access to NASA’s people, missions, research and facilities. We have assembled a comprehensive set of NASA’s free classroom materials to help you teach dozens of STEM concepts.

To access the Virtual Campus you must register to become a NASA Explorer School participant. Participation in NES gives you free access to:

A globe with various items surrounding it to simulate wi-fi transmissions NASA Now Classroom Videos
Six to seven minute video programs featuring NASA careers and STEM concepts connected to real-world missions and projects.
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A searchable lesson library linking the subjects you teach to NASA’s innovative research and scientific discoveries.
Professional Development Professional Development
Training materials and live Web seminars to help you implement NASA lessons into your classroom.
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Telephone and email support to help you find what you need.
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Opportunities for teachers, students and schools for innovative integration of NES teaching materials and exemplary use of best practices in STEM education.
Chat Live Video Chats
NASA experts who interact with your students through live online video chats.
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Gather and share ideas and resources with other NES educators and NASA staff.

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Page Last Updated: August 22nd, 2013
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