NASA Approach to STEM Collaboration
This is the .ppt presentation used in May 2012 by NASA chief information officer Adrian Gardner. It provides a wonderful insight to the approach that NASA uses at it thinks about STEM collaboration with young people in our efforts to 'win the future'.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - NASA Approach to STEM Collaboration
Educating Our Leaders of Tomorrow Adrian Gardner, CIO NASA Goddard Space Flight Center May 8, 2012
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) est. 1958 Vision: To reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do and learn willNASA Administrator, benefit all humankind.Gen. Charles Bolden Jr. NASA Chief Information Officer Linda Cureton Glenn Research IV & V Facility Center (GRC) Plum Brook Station (IV&V) Goddard Institute of (PBS) Space Studies (GISS) Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)Ames ResearchCenter (ARC) 10 Centers NASA Headquarters 7 Facilities (HQ) 19,134 civil servantsJet 30,000+ contractors Wallops FlightPropulsion Facility (WFF)Laboratory(JPL) Langley Research Center (LaRC) Dryden Flight NASA Shared Research Center Services Center Michoud (DFRC) (NSSC) Kennedy Space Johnson Space Assembly Center (KSC) Center (JSC) Facility (MAF) White Sands Test Facility Marshall Space Stennis Space Flight Center Center (SSC) (MSFC)
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight CenterNASA Goddard Space Flight Center is home to thenations largest organization of combined scientists,engineers and technologists that build spacecraft,instruments and new technology to study the Earth, thesun, our solar system, and the universe. 3
NASA Education Vision StatementTo advance high quality STEM education using NASA’s unique capabilities
STEM Education Framework Audiences Outcomes Learners Identify, cultivate, and sustain a diverse workforce and inclusive work environment that is needed to conduct NASA missions Educators Employ Engage the public in NASA’s missions by providing new pathways for participation. Institutions Educate Inform, engage, and inspire the public by sharing NASA’s Engage mission, challenges, and results. Build strategic partnerships that promote STEM literacy through formal and informal Inspire means. Operating PrinciplesRelevance NASA Content Diversity Evaluation Continuity Partnership/Sustainability
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