• NASA
  • IPAC

NASA/IPAC Teacher
Archive Research Program

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I've been involved in many professional development activities and this is by far the best one I've ever done

Chelen Johnson

IR Variability/Hoard and Howell

IR Variability/Hoard and Howell

Variability of the Mid-IR Sky: Using archival Spitzer Space Telescope data to look for variability of stars at mid-infrared wavelengths.

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Our Participants Talk About NITARP

  • Strasburger

    What makes NITARP extraordinary is the level of commitment: both the program's commitment to teachers, and the commitment required from teachers. Teachers commit to a year of hard work, study, risk taking, and intellectual growth. In return, NITARP commits to teachers the most precious resource possible: attentive and supportive mentorship from astronomers at one of the world's premiere research institutions. For me and my students the results have been transformative.

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    I have already talked to my department about adding an astronomy research class to our class choices next year and they are very enthusiastic.

  • John

    NITARP is the best professional development (PD) program I have participated in and I have participated in many PD programs.