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Women in Aerospace Keynote Breakfast Featuring Nasa Administrator, Dr. Michael Griffin: by National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Title: Women in Aerospace Keynote Breakfast Featuring Nasa Administrator, Dr. Michael Griffin: by National Aeronautics and Space Administration  
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Excerpt: NASA and Afterschool Programs. Connecting to the Future, What NASA Has to Offer The Revolution in Earth and Space Science Education, Afterschool Program Staff and Science Instruction: What We Bring to the Table, and Our Wish List: What We Would Like to See in a NASA Afterschool Science Program...

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Table of Contents Introduction .....................................................................................................................6 NASA and the Afterschool Arena: Background and Confluence.....................................8 Goals and Purposes of the Afterschool Community.................................................................8 NASA?s Goals and Purposes .................................................................................................10 Confluence: NASA and Afterschool .......................................................................................12 Connecting to the Future: The Potential for Collaboration......................................................15 The Afterschool Landscape...........................................................................................16 Afterschool Program Participants ..........................................................................................16 Afterschool Community Program Profiles and Support Structures .........................................17 Afterschool Staff....................................................................................................................18 Characteristics of Successful Afterschool Programs..............................................................20 Common Outcomes of Successful Afterschool Programs......................................................21 History and Future of Science Learning in Afterschool Programs...........................................21 Issues Facing the Afterschool Community?s Integration of Science Programming..................23 Connecting to the Future: Building on the Afterschool Community?s Assets ..........................24 Potential of Current Efforts for Afterschool: A Scan of the Field ..................................25 Scan of the Field: Design and Methodology...........................................................................25 Findings ...............................................................................................................................27 Implementation Requirements ...............................................................................................30 Connecting to the Future: Expanding from Existing Programs and Models ...........................34 Promising Directions: Lessons from the Demonstration Sites.......................................36 The Demonstration Site Component......................................................................................36 Lessons Learned ...................................................................................................................38 Science as Inquiry in Afterschool...........................................................................................43 Connecting to the Future: The Potential for Inquiry in Afterschool..........................................46 Recommendations.........................................................................................................47 Recommendation 1 : Make NASA resources fully accessible to the afterschool community ............................................................................................................................47 Recommendation 2 : Extract and concentrate on the NASA content that is most appropriate for afterschool science .......................................................................................48 Recommendation 3 : Partner, tap into existing networks, use intermediaries and science-rich institutions.........................................................................................................49 Recommendation 4 : Take a ?One NASA? perspective ? Look at the entire NASA portfolio for education and workforce development and identify the most appropriate space for afterschool.............................................................................................................50 References.....................................................................................................................51 Appendix A: Project Methodology................................................................................54 Scan of the Field Methodology ...............................................................................................................54 Methodology for the Demonstration Site Component .......................................................................55 Appendix B: Scan of the Field Program Matrix .............................................................59 Programs Included in the Scan of the Field............................................................................60 Appendix C: Curriculum included in the scan of the field............................................65 Appendix D: Afterschool Programs and Science: What?s Next?69 Where is Afterschool Headed and How do Science Learning Opportunities Fit Into the Afterschool Landscape? ..................................................................................................71

 

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