ROADS on Icy Worlds

NESSP’s 2021–2022 National NASA Student Challenge is go for launch!

Detailed Icy Worlds information

Detailed challenge information

Announcements

Upcoming events

Checkpoint challenge MO-02 β€” Map development
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Checkpoint challenge MO-05 β€” Yeast ID card
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Checkpoint challenge β€” β€œWing it like Winglee!”
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NESSP’s Programs

Educator PD

Educator PD icon -- A white square with a black border, showing the words "Educator PD" above an audience of two people in a classroom setting, watching an astronaut instructor gesturing to a board showing images of a drone and rover. NESSP’s professional development program offers two-day workshops and weeklong summits to teachers, organizers, and other science educators across the northwest region. LEARN MORE!

Upcoming events

Announcements

  • Announcing summer professional development for teachers July 9, 2021 - For summer 2021, NESSP is pleased to offer several professional development sessions for teachers β€” including a long-awaited return to an in-person workshop format for one of the sessions! As with our PD sessions last year, our summer 2021 sessions will take place over two days.

Curriculum

Companion Course icon -- A white square with a black border, showing the words "Companion Course" above a notebook showing a drone and a rover. NESSP's companion course program offers a curriculum for educators to integrate concepts from our ROADS challenges into their lesson plans. Curricula support Next Generation Science Standards and is aligned with NASA missions. LEARN MORE!

Upcoming events

Announcements

  • Announcing summer professional development for teachers July 9, 2021 - For summer 2021, NESSP is pleased to offer several professional development sessions for teachers β€” including a long-awaited return to an in-person workshop format for one of the sessions! As with our PD sessions last year, our summer 2021 sessions will take place over two days.

Mini-Missions

Mini-Missions icon -- A white square with a black border, showing the words "Mini-Missions" above a group of four astronauts performing missions tasks. NESSP’s mini-mission program offers curriculum and supplies to educator-led activities across the northwest region. Our mini-missions work well in a variety of situations from summer camps to Scouting activities to after-school programs. LEARN MORE!

Upcoming events

Announcements

  • Summer science is here! July 12, 2021 - For summer 2021, NESSP is pleased to offer several mini-missions for use in your summer camp activities in July and August.

Northwest Earth and Space Sciences Pathways

Northwest Earth and Space Sciences Pathways is a collaborative K-12 education effort serving students, teachers, and their diverse communities throughout the Pacific Northwest.