ExMASS High School Research Program 2022-2023
Secondary school teachers seeking an authentic inquiry-based research opportunity for their students in the 2022-2023 school year are invited to apply for the Exploration of the Moon and asteroids by high school students (ExMASS). ExMASS is a year-long academic research program that envelops teams of students, paired with a planetary scientist, in the science process. At the end of the year, teams compete for the chance to present their research at NASA’s annual Exploration Science Forum.
Objectives of the ExMASS program:
* Provide high school students with the opportunity to engage in multiple scientific practices,
* nurture positive student attitudes toward scienceand
* Improve students’ knowledge of lunar and asteroid science content.
Participation in the ExMASS program is free. Interested teachers should complete the online application no later than 5:00 p.m. Central Time on May 1, 2022. Selected teachers will be notified no later than May 16, 2022.
Scientists interested in advising a team of students should contact Andy Shaner.