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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

IDYL/Rebull

IDYL/Rebull

IDYL is the IDentification of YSOs in the Lagoon Nebula. This team is looking for known and new YSOs in M8, the Lagoon Nebula.

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Our Participants Talk About NITARP

  • Odden

    I met a lot of people over the course of [my first AAS]. So many people were interested in chatting, especially with a high school physics teacher!

  • Decosgter

    Finally much of the [AAS 2009] invited talk by Eugene Churazov on Galaxy Clusters and Black Holes I found to be understandable because he used many equations from ideal gas laws that are familiar to high school teachers and their students. In talking with Dr. Churazov after his talk, he re-emphasized how far one could go on this topic with these familiar and seemingly simple equations.

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    Seeing and hearing about scientists at work, on different projects, brought to life the reality of scientists doing scientific work.