Informal STEM Education Network Expands with Funding From NASA

 STEM Education | In Compliance Magazine

Twelve information educational institutions were awarded $6 million in funding from NASA to increase their informational education settings to expand science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. These projects accompany and enhance STEM education taught in primary and secondary schools.

These organizations submitted applications explaining how they would integrate NASA research and activities into their current curriculum and other requirements.

The 2014 grant recipients are:

• Boston Children’s Museum, Boston
• Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, Connecticut
• EdVenture Children’s Museum, Columbia, South Carolina
• Great Lakes Science Center (NASA Glenn Research Center Visitor Center),  Cleveland
• Howard B. Owens Science Center, Lanham, Maryland
• Maryland Science Center, Baltimore
• Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
• NASA Ames Research Center Visitor Center, Moffett Field, California
• NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center, Greenbelt, Maryland
• Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland
• Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington
• Space Science Institute, Boulder, Colorado

Read more about NASA’s Competitive Program for Science Museums, Planetariums and NASA Visitor Centers Plus Other Opportunities (CP4SMPVC).

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