NASA Expands Informal Learning Institutions Engaging Next Generation of Explorers



The Franklin Institute hosts astronomy activities to engage students in STEM through NASA’s TEAM II award.

NASA’s Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) program has selected three additional informal education organizations to promote learning in STEM with the goal of inspiring the next generation of explorers. The three organizations supplement an initial group selected in December 2019. The selected projects provide students with opportunities to engage in science, technology, engineering, and math behind NASA’s Moon to Mars exploration and aim to reach populations that are historically underrepresented in STEM professions.

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