“Explore and discover. Learn and teach. Build and share. It’s what NASA and teachers and parents do.” Barbara Morgan, Educator Astronaut, Mission Specialist on STS-118
2016-2017 NASA RERC Workshop schedule coming soon!
The NASA Regional Educator Resource Center (RERC) is located in The Museum of Aviation’s Education Center and serves as a preview and distribution center for NASA produced educational materials which focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum. It offers K-12 and University educators teaching in Georgia easy access to STEM resources suitable for use in their classrooms.
The materials available comply with State and National standards (NGSS) and include: • Educator Guides
• Lesson Plans
• Hands-on activities
• Colorful posters and lithographs
• Activity books and pamphlets
• NASA Fact Sheets and Educational Briefs
Curriculum areas covered include: Aeronautics, Astronomy, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences, Geography, Life Sciences, Meteorology, Physical Science, Physics and more. These materials are available to educators free of charge.
Available for check out are DVD’s, CD-ROMS, and a selection of reference books, curriculum and activity guides, and STEM Educator Activity Kits. For free duplication of these items, educators must provide blank disks.
The RERC staff and NASA Office of Education at Kennedy Space Center can make arrangements to conduct in-service and pre-service teacher workshops. To find out about scheduled workshops or to plan a program call (478) 222-7547 for further details.
The Center is open 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Saturday appointments are available. The RERC is located on the 2nd floor in the Century of Flight Hangar at the Museum of Aviation.
(Heading) STEM Educator Workshop Series
The RERC STEM Educator Workshop Series offers monthly Saturday hands-on workshops for in-service, pre-service and informal educators connecting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) with NASA resources.
Featured in September is the Annual GA NASA STEM DAY Conference which highlights NASA educational programs and honors the STEM Teachers of the Year for Georgia.
For more information call Clare Swinford at (478) 222-7547 or email
Videos with Elmo:http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/index.html
NASA Education Videos: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/videogallery/
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