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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching

2020 Volume 39, Number 4

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Inspiring STEM Engagement: Space Science Education in the 21st Century

    Gerald A. Knezek & Rhonda W. Christensen, University of North Texas, United States; Carolyn Y. Ng, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, United States

    Space science education is an area of emerging importance in the 21st Century. Missions sponsored by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and programs facilitated through... More

    pp. 285-290

  2. The STEAM Innovation Laboratory: Beyond the Makerspace Paradigm

    Troy Cline & Sten Odenwald, NASA Space Science Education Consortium, United States; Hilarie Davis, Technology for Learning Consortium Inc, United States; Bryan Stephenson, Paul Mirel & Kyle Boyer, NASA Space Science Education Consortium, United States; Lani Sasser, NASA Goddard STEAM Innovation Lab, United States

    The NASA Goddard STEAM Innovation Laboratory is a Makerspace approach to bringing NASA’s universe of knowledge into educational spaces around the country and to increase scientific literacy and... More

    pp. 291-313

  3. A Retrospective Analysis of the Impact of SpaceMath@NASA on Student Performance in Math and Science

    Sten Odenwald, NASA Space Science Education Consortium, United States; Hilarie Davis, Technology for Learning Consortium, United States; Sharon Bowers, National Institute of Aerospace Associates, United States

    Real world, mathematics-based educational activities provide context for learning and break down barriers to learning in mathematics and science. SpaceMath@NASA (hereafter SpaceMath) provides... More

    pp. 315-338

  4. Space Public Outreach Team: Successful STEM Engagement on Complex Technical Topics

    Angela Des Jardins, Montana State University, United States; Joey Key, University of Washington Bothell, United States; Kathryn Williamson, West Virginia University, United States; Seth Kimbrell, Montana State University, United States; Sophie De Saint-Georges, Green Bank Observatory, United States; Jessica Page, University of Alabama Huntsville, United States; Timothy Dolch, Hillsdale College, United States; Tyson Littenberg, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, United States

    It is the responsibility of today’s scientists, engineers, and educators to inspire and encourage our youth into technical careers that benefit our society. Too often, however, this responsibility ... More

    pp. 339-359

  5. The Effects of a Museum of Science Fiction Event on Participant Knowledge and Interest in Science

    Greg Viggiano, Museum of Science Fiction, United States; Hilarie Davis, Technology for Learning Consortium, Inc., United States; Carolyn Ng, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, United States; Mandy Sweeney, Museum of Science Fiction, United States

    The informal learning environment of the Museum of Science Fiction’s Escape Velocity event offers an integration of science and science fiction in a variety of activities, talks, events, exhibits, ... More

    pp. 361-382

  6. NASA eClips™ Interactive Lessons: A Three-year Study of the Impact of NASA Educational Products on Student Science Literacy

    Bradford Davey, Technology For Learning Consortium, Inc., United States; Sharon Bowers & Shelley Spears, National Institute of Aerospace, United States

    NASA eClips™, developed by the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) in partnership with NASA, provides educators with standards-based educational resources that seek to increase student Science... More

    pp. 383-398

  7. Researching Impact: Measuring Technology Enhanced Outcomes from the NASA Space Science Education Consortium

    Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States; Rhonda Christensen, Institute for the Integration of Technology into Teaching and Learning, United States

    A conceptual framework for empirical research on the impact of NASA Space Science Education Consortium (NSSEC) activities is presented in this paper, along with a cross-referencing system between... More

    pp. 399-420