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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

SED/Howell and Hoard

SED/Howell and Hoard

Spectral Energy Distributions and Epsilon Aurigae: Using multiwavelength data to study the disk and companion of Epsilon Aurgae and the planetary nebula My Cn 18.

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Our Participants Talk About NITARP

  • Mccutcheon

    I believe having students work with other students from other schools has much value.

  • Childers

    I discovered that meaningful astronomical research does not require access to meter-class observatories or a Beowulf cluster. Given the right professional to collaborate with, it is something that I'm able to do while still working at the planetarium.

  • Img_9306

    I had a request to present an inquiry professional development for educators while I was at NITARP and the AAS. Because of the amount of resources, new astronomy, lesson plans, and conversations I now feel I can try this with astronomy rather than my fields of practice.