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Exploration of the Moon & Asteroids by Secondary Students High School Research Program

FYI… Exploration of the Moon and Asteroids by Secondary Students (ExMASS) High School Research Program The Center for Lunar Science and Exploration at the Lunar and Planetary Institute and NASA's Johnson Space Center are looking for 10 teams of motivated high school students and their teachers to participate in a national standards-based lunar/asteroid research program for the 2015-2016 academic year. Supervised by their teacher and aided by a scientist advisor, students undertake open-inquiry research projects that engage them in the process of science and support the goals of the NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute. At the end of the year, four teams compete for a chance to present their research at the Exploration Science Forum held at NASA's Ames Research Center in July 2016. Participation in the Exploration of the Moon and Asteroids by Secondary Students, or ExMASS, program is free. Applications must be completed by a teacher and are due April 19, 2015. For more information and to apply for the ExMASS program, visit http://www.lpi.usra.edu/exploration/education/hsResearch/. Questions about the ExMASS program should be directed to Andy Shaner at shaner@lpi.usra.edu.

Cris DeWolf
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