COSMOS in the Classroom
K-12 Outreach programs and activities are the corner stone for improving the quality of K-12 Education, and enhance the breath and depth of knowledge, functional literacy, as well as improve the quality of incoming freshman students into the nation's colleges and universities. Organizers of K-12 outreach activities must then collaborate to develop improved and effective outreach programs to initiate change of general behavior towards specific fields. Particularly such collaboration and exchange of ideas are vital in order to increase the number of university students in science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
Objective 1: Teachers will identify and learn to use NASA resources.
Activities of Objective 1
a) Information technology tools for STEM teaching
and learning.(Local Moderator)
Outcome of objective 1: Teachers will learn how to use the web, setup email lists, make websites with links.
Objectivie 2: Teachers will learn how to integrating . NASA K12 learning/teaching materials, and technology tools in the science syllabus
Activities of Objective 2: Lectures and hand's on activities on
Outcomes of Objective 2: Teachers will put their science syllabus on line on NC A&T server, create learning communities
Additional activities include hands on demos contributed
by STEM faculty members
Light and Matter