Students explore day and night cycles as part of
NSBRIís The Science of Sleep and Daily Rhythms activity.

Education and Training

Sharing the excitement and importance of space research and exploration is a primary goal of the NSBRI's Career Development and Outreach Program. The Institute is fulfilling this goal through a number of programs that impact students and teachers at all levels.

In the Education and Training section, visitors can find information on the following:

  • Free materials for Elementary, Middle and High School Classrooms
  • Video and PowerPoint College-Level Lectures
  • Summer Apprenticeship and Research Programs
  • Graduate and First Award Programs
  • Online Professional Development
  • Links to NASA Education Resources

NSBRI's efforts were recognized in 2007 when the Career Development and Outreach Program received a Stellar Award from the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation. The Program was cited for its "performance as a nationally recognized, top-tier program that is pioneering new models for exemplary teaching, training and public outreach …"

Senior Education Fellow:
Marlene Y. MacLeish, Ed.D.
Morehouse School of Medicine


NSBRI renews space life sciences graduate education programs at MIT and Texas A&M. Read more.


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