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International Space Education Outreach: Taking Exploration to the Global ClassroomWith the development of the International Space Station and the need for international collaboration for returning to the moon and developing a mission to Mars, NASA has embarked on developing international educational programs related to space exploration. In addition, with the explosion of educational technology, linking students on a global basis is more easily accomplished. This technology is bringing national and international issues into the classroom, including global environmental issues, the global marketplace, and global collaboration in space. We present the successes and lessons learned concerning international educational and public outreach programs that we have been involved in for NASA as well as the importance of sustaining these international peer collaborative programs for the future generations. These programs will undoubtedly be critical in enhancing the classroom environment and will affect the achievements in and attitudes towards science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Document ID
20120000663
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Dreschel, T. W. (NASA Kennedy Space Center Cocoa Beach, FL, United States)
Lichtenberger, L. A. (NASA Kennedy Space Center Cocoa Beach, FL, United States)
Chetirkin, P. V. (Dynamac Corp. Cocoa Beach, FL, United States)
Garner, L. C. (Dynamac Corp. Cocoa Beach, FL, United States)
Barfus, J. R. (Dynamac Corp. Cocoa Beach, FL, United States)
Nazarenko, V. I. (A. V. Palladin Institute of Biochemistry Ukraine)
Date Acquired
August 25, 2013
Publication Date
July 11, 2005
Subject Category
Space Sciences (General)
Report/Patent Number
KSC-2005-047
05ICES-62
Meeting Information
International Conference on Environmental Systems(Rome)
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS10-12180
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
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