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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

CM4Seyferts/Gorjian

CM4Seyferts/Gorjian

CM4Seyferts (Color-Magnitude for Seyferts): Using ultraviolet images from the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) satellite and optical images and spectra from the ground based Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) to find a correlation between the color and luminosity of the hot gas around supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies.

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Our Participants Talk About NITARP

  • Seebode

    I also really like helping new teachers, let them share what they know fill in gaps, help them feel included and not overwhelmed. I want to do more of this, and need to find ways to direct this more effectively in my school and district.

  • Laurence

    Everything [at the 2013 AAS] was new. The interesting piece was attending a press briefing and then comparing that to the scientist version.

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    I didn't anticipate meeting engineers and graphic artists [at the AAS].