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The astronauts and operators of future robotic vehicles who will be exploring the Moon, Mars and beyond are in high schools and grade schools across the country. Educating these future scientist and engineers is a priority for NASA, and many programs are available at all educational levels for students to get involved with THEIR space program.

As we prepare to explore, many current missions are conducting research critical to enabling this future exploration, just as the missions of the past have enabled today’s research on the International Space Station and the Space Shuttle. The latest news on current NASA space missions can be found here.

Some of NASA Glenn’s learning opportunities through education programs and outreach events are listed below:

Educational Opportunities for students and teachers.

Girl Scouts can explore opportunities in space exploration through the Girl Scouts Explore Space page.

Educators interested in Problem Based Learning can learn more at the Physical Science: Problem Based Instructional Unit page.

Information on gravity, acceleration and its effect on weight can also be found on the Space Flight Systems Division website.

Students interested in NASA educational programs should check out both the Glenn Student Opportunities page as well as NASA’s Student’s Educational Pagefor information about new programs, internships, games and much more.

Educators who are interested in NASA programs should consult the Educational Contacts page.

Aeronautics Resources are also available to students who want to learn about various aeronautics principles.

Outreach events:

NASA Glenn exhibits annually at Cedar Point Amusement Park external link during their Math and Science Week. Learn more about Amusement Park Physics and how it relates to NASA’s space exploration.

The NASA Digital Learning Network, provides an opportunity for students at all levels to interact directly with NASA scientists via an interactive videoconference or webcast. Archives of past programs can also be found on this page.

The NASA app showcases a huge collection of the latest NASA content, including images, videos on-demand, NASA Television, mission information, news & feature stories, latest tweets, ISS sighting opportunities, satellite tracking, Third Rock Radio and much more

NASA.gov youtube channel (https://www.youtube.com/nasa) offers a wide variety of youtube videos from around NASA.