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NASA STEM Pathway Activities - Consortium for Education (NSPACE) provides educators and students opportunities to engage in NASA research and missions, designed to stimulate interest in the study of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects. NSPACE offers access to NASA experts and equipment, and opportunities to participate in unique hands-on activities that may include onsite experiences at NASA's Johnson Space Center(JSC). Oklahoma State University has provided support for NASA Educational Programs for over 45 years, and is the education implementation partner with Texas A&M University contracted to provide professional education and technical staff to support NSPACE.
Texas High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) offers an enriching experience in two different roles for certified educators within the state of Texas, as online Technical Reviewers and as onsite Counselors.
Online - HAS Reviewers
HAS Technical Reviewers act as the main line of support for 60-70 enrolled high school juniors within the four-module, November-February online course. The expectation in reviewing is to give prompt, individualized, positive and constructive feedback using detailed rubrics to evaluate each assignment within the four modules.
Onsite – HAS Counselors
HAS Counselors chaperone the students to all program events in the six-day residential experience, and guide the students to team success! Each HAS team consists of Texas high school rising seniors, Counselor, Mentor, and Student Mentor.
Additional NASA STEM Resources
NASA has several ways to engage your students and encourage participation in STEM related activities. The sites below link to more content.