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Spratly Students Produce NASA eClips Film

Spratly Students Produce NASA eClips Film

As part of a project-based learning design challenge, students in Lisa Ann Wilson’s Digital Studio class at Spratly Gifted Center in Hampton, Va., are producing a NASA video to debunk common science misconceptions. Working with educators from the National Institute of Aerospace’s (NIA) Center for Integrative STEM Education, the seventh and eighth grade students will create one of the new student-produced videos that are part of the NASA eClips digital media suite of educational resources.

NASA eClips is an award-winning national education program, produced for NASA by NIA.   Designed to inspire and engage K-12 students, the short videos help students see real-world connections to STEM education.  Student-produced Spotlite videos confront common science misconceptions.

Read the complete feature story to learn more: http://www.hampton.k12.va.us/news/2018February/sgc_nasa.html

NASA iTech Selects Top Three Teams in Innovation Competition

NASA iTech has selected the top three teams out of a group of 10 finalists for their innovative technology projects and ideas that may improve future deep space exploration and life on Earth.

NASA iTech is a collaborative effort to find and foster innovative solutions that aim to solve problems on Earth, and also advance technologies necessary to achieve NASA’s strategic objectives. The winning teams of entrepreneurs presented their proposed solutions to tough space technology challenges and were evaluated by NASA’s chief technologists, space industry leaders and potential investors.

Read the NASA feature and learn more information, here: https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/itech/Top_Three_Teams

Hampton Roads Small Business Accelerators Receive $50,000

  • Inside Business Article:

https://pilotonline.com/inside-business/news/entrepreneurs-innovation/williamsburg-and-hampton-accelerators-each-win/article_3cdc64dc-5edb-5169-8f01-9e84dc8d3a32.html

 

  • Daily Press Article:

http://www.dailypress.com/business/dp-tidewaterbiz-sba-grants-20171107-story.html

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