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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

Independent Research 2019

Independent Research 2019

These teams worked on their own and presented posters at the 2020 Winter AAS.

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Our Participants Talk About NITARP

  • Denise

    I did not anticipate being so challenged in the NITARP research. I have learned more in [my first] two weeks just getting ready to start working with the data.

  • Rutherford

    [Because of a poster I saw at the AAS and] my participation in the NITARP program, I will be raising the standards for my students in the future.

  • Johnson

    Real astronomy involves working as a team to find an answer. The NITARP program provides a unique, real-life experience in real astronomy to the teachers and students involved.