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.

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The National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) welcomed the NASA Office of the Chief Technologist and the top 10 finalists of the second cycle of NASA iTech at the iTech Forum July 10 –14th, 2017.  During the forum, finalists presented their innovative solutions to NASA’s potential challenges for deep space exploration and challenges here on Earth. Innovators outlined solutions within the challenge focus areas of Autonomy, Big Data: Data Mining and Machine Learning, Medical Systems and Operations, Radiation Protection and Mitigation, and a fifth category, X-Factor Innovations: Solutions for Unspecified Future Challenges. Out of the 10 finalists, the top 3 innovators — Context Medical, Children’s National Health System/Omniboros, and University of Houston— were chosen by a panel of subject matter experts based on their relevance, likelihood of achievement and potential positive impact to both space exploration and life on Earth.

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