Planetary Learning that Advances the Nexus of Engineering, Technology, and Science

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PLANETS is a five-year interdisciplinary and cross-institutional partnership to develop and disseminate out-of-school time curricular and professional development (PD) modules that integrate planetary science, technology, and engineering.

Remote Sensing is the first of three units being developed and includes curriculum and professional development support.

Worlds Apart: Remote sensing of Mars image

Products Available
• Engineering guide
• Science guide
• Professional Development Products

Products Available
• Engineering guide
• Science guide


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The Center for Science Teaching and Learning at Northern Arizona University, the U.S. Geological Survey Astrogeology Science Center, and the Museum of Science Boston are partners in developing, piloting, and researching the impact of three out of school time planetary science and engineering curriculum and related professional development units.

Our Partners

Engineering Everywhere

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