• NASA
  • IPAC

NASA/IPAC Teacher
Archive Research Program

How it works

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

Chelen Johnson

Lynds/Rebull

Lynds/Rebull

Star Formation in Lynds Dark Nebulae: Using Spitzer Space Telescope infrared images to see deep inside clouds of gas (Lynds 981 and Lynds 425), deeper than any prior observations could see, and reveal any hidden star formation that is ongoing.

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Our Participants Talk About NITARP

  • Denise

    This [whole NITARP] experience will help me understand how students feel when they are presented with new material and don’t understand. I think this will give me more patience and understanding in this area.

  • Laurence

    It was delight to watch the students explain the poster – usually followed by shock as the person listening noticed they were middle and high school students! Here is to the next generation – they are amazing.

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    You really do become co-learners with the students.