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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

C-WAYS/Rebull

C-WAYS/Rebull

Cool, Wise, And Young Stars (C-WAYS): Using Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) infrared images to find optically enshrouded stars that are in the process of formation in the bright rimmed clouds BRC 27, BRC 34, and BRC 38 which are clouds of gas being illuminated by other nearby, newly formed (but un-enshrouded) stars.

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Our Participants Talk About NITARP

  • Thompson

    The surprising part of our research was the time we spent on communication, and the value of saying something out-loud has to understanding it.

  • Denise

    Over all, the NITARP experience was nothing I had ever experienced before as a teacher. The research was very interesting and challenging at the same time.

  • Decosgter

    ...students, given an interesting task, could stay on task for hours at a time.