Date: July 26, 2011
Title: High School Teams Compete in Lunar Research
Podcasters: Nancy Atkinson, Andy Shaner from LPI, along with Hannah Adams, Ally Fess, Cody Carroll, Richie Hearn, with teacher Rick Snyder from Kickapoo High School in Springfield, Missouri.
Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) – http://lunarscience.arc.nasa.gov/
Links: For more information on how schools can participate in the High School Lunar Research project, see the High School Lunar Research information page on the LPI website.
Center for Lunar Science and Exploration
Description: Nancy Atkinson talks with Andy Shaner from the Center For Lunar Science and Exploration at the Lunar and Planetary Institute at Johnson Space Center in Houston, about the High School Lunar Research project, which provides a data-rich national standards based lunar research experience for high school students. In addition, we meet the 2011 winning student research team from Kickapoo High School in Springfield, Missouri, which includes Hannah Adams, Ally Fess, Cody Carroll, Richie Hearn, with teacher Rick Snyder.
Bio: The NLSI brings together leading lunar scientists from around the world to further NASA lunar science and exploration.
Nancy Atkinson is a science journalist and is the Senior Editor for Universe Today.
Sponsor: This episode of 365 Days of Astronomy is sponsored anonymously.
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