[Vabs] Fwd: NASA Opens Applications For 'Inspired' High School Students

Corbb O'Connor corbbo at gmail.com
Mon May 3 16:58:33 UTC 2010

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Sent: Monday, May 03, 2010 11:02 AM
Subject: NASA Opens Applications For 'Inspired' High School Students

> May 03, 2010
> Ann Marie Trotta Headquarters, Washington 202-358-1601 ann.marie.trotta at nasa.govRELEASE 
> : 10-105
> WASHINGTON -- High school students in the United States are invited  
> to participate in NASA's Interdisciplinary National Science Program  
> Incorporating Research Experience, or INSPIRE, through the program's  
> online learning community. Applications are being accepted from  
> Monday, May 3 through Wednesday, June 30. NASA will make selections  
> for the program in September. Selectees and their parents will  
> participate in an online learning community with opportunities to  
> interact with peers, NASA engineers and scientists. The online  
> community also provides appropriate grade level educational  
> activities, discussion boards and chat rooms for participants to  
> gain exposure to careers and opportunities available at NASA.  
> Students selected for the program will have the option to compete  
> for unique grade-appropriate experiences during the summer of 2011  
> at NASA facilities and participating universities. INSPIRE is  
> designed to encourage students in ninth through 12th grades to  
> pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math, or  
> STEM. The summer experience provides students with a hands-on  
> opportunity to investigate education and careers in those  
> disciplines. INSPIRE is part of NASA's education strategy to attract  
> and retain students in the STEM disciplines critical to NASA's  
> missions. For information about INSPIRE, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/education/INSPIRE 
>  To apply for the program, visit: https://inspire.okstate.edu/index.cfm?liftoff=login.LoginForm 
>  For information about NASA's education programs, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/education 
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