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NASA Activities

Date of Event  Event  Description
July 10-14, 2017 Dallas Arboretum SciQuest Summer Camp

Dallas Arboretum SciQuest Summer Camp 

Campers will experienced STEM through VR, AR, 3D printing, and other innovative technologies. Supported through UNT IITTL's continuing work with NASA.

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Visit their website for more information.

May 17, 2017  Space Science Follow-Up Visit to Sanger ISD

Space Science Follow-Up Visit 

IITTL traveled to Sanger ISD to do a follow-up visit with the students that participated in the February 11th space science camp to access the continuing impact of the event of understanding and interest.

March 27, 2017  Silhouette Printer and Cutter

Dallas Arboretum Gets Silhouette

In preparation for the SciQuest summer camp, UNT's IITTL delivered and set up a Silhouette design printer/cutter to the Dallas Arboretum. The device will be used in creating 2D models and various design creations by students.  

February 24, 2017  Dallas Arboretum Meeting

Dallas Arboretum Meeting

Members of UNT's IITTL met with educators at the Dallas Arboretum to discuss their collaboration with the upcoming SciQuest summer camp. 

February 11, 2017   Space Science Camp

Space Science Camp

20 sixth-grade students from Sanger ISD were selected to attend a hands-on space science camp at UNT's Discovery Park campus presented by IITTL as part of their work with NASA to promote STEM interests.

Read the Denton Record-Chronicle article for more information.

November 16, 2016   UNT teams up with NASA

UNT Teams Up With NASA

UNT's IITTL and NASA are undertaking a mission to promote interest in space science.

Read the UNT NASA HEC News Release for more information.

November 10, 2016  HEC Open House

HEC Open House

During The NASA Heliophysics Education Consortium (HEC) Open House, UNT and Sanger colleagues had the opportunity to learn more about featured STEM innovations activities. Troy Cline, Educational Technologist at NASA, presented.

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October 8, 2016  Photo of half moon International Observe the Moon Night

Half moon with craters was photographed at 10:00 P.M on October 8, 2016, near Sanger, TX  Coordinates: 33.37 North Latitude, -97.21 Longitude .

October 7, 2016 TAMS students working on project TAMS (Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science) research assistants in Design Research Laboratory supporting Going Green! Middle Schoolers Out to Save the World and NASA Heliophysics Education Consortium projects. 
October 4, 2016  Research Assistant Samson Lepcha STEM Innovation graduate student researcher, Samson Den Lepcha, refining template for NASA Heliophysics Education Consortium poster.
September 23, 2016  VR demonstration at Digital Fabrication Symposium at Willis Library

The Factory at Willis Library

UNT Willis Library Introduced "The Factory" to students, staff, and faculty. They offer workshops on 3D modeling, 3D printing, Animation, Arduino, Circuitry, DSLR Photography, Go Pro, Laser cutting, VR, Photo Editing, Robotics, Soldering, Weaving, and more.

Visit their webpage for more information.

August 29-31, 2016 Drs. Knezek and Christensen attended and participated in the first group meeting at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.  Partners involved in the Heliophysics Education Consortium were introduced and technology applications were explored for project related activities.