• IPAC
Robert Palmer

Mr. Robert Palmer

Robert Palmer

  • University of Minnesota STEM Education Center, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Willmar Senior High, Willmar, Minnesota (when in NITARP)

Grades or community reached

9, 10, 11, 12


Mr. Palmer is part of the NITARP 2015 class.





  • NITARP is the most intense and satisfying professional development programs I have participated in.

  • NITARP has set a high standard for any professional development experience.

  • This experience has reinforced to me the importance of learning science by doing science.

  • This experience really made me realize how broad a career field Astronomy really is.

  • I was nearly moved to tears watching the students share our research at the poster session.

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The application period is now closed for NITARP 2019. We will release our selection for the 2019 class at the 2019 January AAS.