NASA Education Express 11 February 2016

Status Report From: NASA Education Office
Posted: Monday, February 15, 2016

Check out the following NASA opportunities for the education community. Full descriptions are listed below.

New This Week!

Join STEM on Station for #mISSionimaginaTIon Design Challenge #2
Audience: Grades 6-12 Educators and Students

Free NASA Educator Professional Development Webinars
Audience: In-service, Pre-service, Home School and Informal Educators
Next Event Date: Feb. 11, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. EST

NASA Internships, Fellowships and Scholarships Online Fair
Audience: Higher Education Educators, Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Event Date: Feb. 17, 2016, from 1- 4:30 p.m. EST

Institute of Museum and Library Services Grants: STEM Expert Facilitation of Family Learning in Libraries and Museums
Audience: Libraries, Museums and Higher Education Institutions
Informational Webinars: Feb. 17 and 18, 2016
Application Deadline: May 1, 2016

NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowships
Audience: Graduate Students and Ph.D. Scientists
Next Application Deadline: March 1, 2016

2016 OPTIMUS PRIME Spinoff Promotion and Research Challenge
Audience: Students in Grades 3-12
Entry Deadline: March 8, 2016

Call for Proposals NASA Research Announcement for Use of the NASA Physical Sciences Informatics System: Appendix B
Audience: Graduate Students
Proposal Deadline: March 17, 2016

2016 NASA STEM Enhancement in Earth and Space Science Internship
Audience: Current High School Sophomores and Juniors
Application Deadline: March 20, 2016

'ISS: Science on Orbit' Exhibit at U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Audience: All Educators and Students



Space Shuttle Thermal Protective Tiles and Blankets Available for Educational Use
Audience: Educational Institutions, Museums and Other Education Organizations

2016 von Krmn Lecture Series Attend in Person or View Online
Audience: All Educators and 9-Higher Education Students
Next Lecture Date: Feb. 11, 2016, at 7 p.m. PDT (10 p.m. EDT)

2016 Planetary Geology and Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program
Audience: Undergraduate Students Majoring in Geology or a Related Science
Application Deadline: Feb. 12, 2016

Smithsonian TechQuest: Astronaut Academy
Audience: Designed for Families With Children Ages 10 to 14, but Open to All
Next Event Date: Feb. 12, 2016, 10:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. EST

Be an Astronaut! Apply Now for New Astronaut Candidate Class
Audience: All Educators and Graduate Students
Application Deadline: Mid-February 2016

2016 NASA Marshall Faculty Fellowship Program
Audience: Higher Education Educators
Application Deadline: Feb. 15, 2016

2016 NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program
Audience: Higher Education Educators
Application Deadline: Feb. 15, 2016

National Space Biomedical Research Institute's Mentored Research Program in Space Life Science
Audience: Students Pursuing Doctorate Degrees at Texas A&M University
Proposal Deadline: Feb. 15, 2016

2016 NASA Academy
Audience: Undergraduate and Graduate Students Who Are U.S. Citizens
Application Deadline: Feb. 16, 2016

2016 NASA Multidisciplinary Aeronautics Research Team Initiative
Audience: College Students Who Will Be Juniors, Seniors or Graduate Students in Fall 2016
Application Deadline: Feb. 16, 2016

"Where Over the World Is Astronaut Scott Kelly?" Geography From Space Trivia Contest
Audience: All Educators and Students
Deadline: Ongoing Through March 2016

National Park Service's 'Mosaics in Science' Program
Audience: Undergraduate Students Ages 18-35 Years Old
Application Deadline: Feb. 19, 2016

Family Day Events at Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum
Audience: All Educators and Students
Next Event Date: Feb. 20, 2016

2016 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships
Audience: Undergraduate Students
Application Deadline: Feb. 22, 2016

Google Plus Hangout Series: How to Survive in Space
Audience: All Educators and Students
First Event Date: Feb. 23, 2016, 9 10 a.m. EST

Call for Papers: 2016 International Space Station Research and Development Conference
Audience: Higher Education Educators and Students
Abstract Submission Deadline: Feb. 25, 2016

Cassini Scientist for a Day Essay Contest
Audience: 5-12 Students
Entry Deadline: Feb. 26, 2016

'Sky for All: Air Mobility for 2035 and Beyond' Challenge
Audience: Higher Education Students and Faculty
Submission Deadline: Feb. 26, 2016

Call for Abstracts: 67th International Astronautical Congress
Audience: Full-time U.S. Graduate Students Attending U.S. Universities
Submission Deadline: Feb. 26, 2016

Library of Congress 2016 Summer Institutes Teaching With Primary Sources
Audience: K-12 Educators
Application Deadline: Feb. 29, 2016
Institute Dates: Multiple Dates in June and July 2016

2016 NASA Space Settlement Design Contest
Audience: K-12 Students
Entry Deadline: March 1, 2016

NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies Seek Students for Climate Research Initiative

Audience: 9-12 and Undergraduate Students
Application Deadline: March 1, 2016

Now Accepting Applications for NASA Summer Internships
Audience: High School, Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Application Deadline: March 1, 2016

'CineSpace' Short Film Competition
Audience: All Educators and Students
Entry Deadline: July 31, 2016

Call for Submissions NASA Announcement for High Impact / Broad Implementation STEM Education Partnerships (EDUCATION01SP16)
Audience: Education Institutions and Organizations
Applications Accepted on a Rolling Basis Through Dec. 31, 2017

Free "NASA's Journey to Mars" Planetarium/Dome Show
Audience: All Formal and Informal Educators


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