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Archive: Science Update: NASA STEAM Innovation Lab-Explore, Create, Share!, August 27, 2020

NASA's STEAM LabThis web seminar will highlight educational technology-based activities from NASA’s STEM Innovation Lab; a think tank and makerspace with an emphasis on earth and space science content applications. Ideas generated in the lab are captured, collected and shared with educators, educational technology researchers and makerspace enthusiasts around the world.

During the presentation participants will be taken on a journey through a series of amazing experiences that inspired the creation of the lab and why it strives to ignite the passion of learning through innovation, creativity and ‘making’.

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Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:

  • "I found all of it interesting. I am a pre-service teacher who focuses on biology and life science, so I enjoy learning beyond my specific discipline."
  • "It is great to see the value given to intercultural contact."
  • "Love the aurora information and tools! What a phenomena!"
  • "The Web Seminar was inspiring, informative, and meaningful. I especially enjoyed the magnetic field animation and explanation, the online resources to enhance science instruction, and the moving stories."

A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' account page for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

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