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Aerospace Education Services Program

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Administered by:

US Federal Government Agency (see all agencies)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
CFDA #: 43.001

Program accomplishments...

During Fiscal Year 2002, NASA Aerospace Education Services Program (AESP) presented student programs, classroom visits, and teacher workshops in 1,720 schools. FY 02 workshops supported 4,567 grades K-4 educators, 7,592 grades 5-8 educators, 3,490 grades 9-12 educators, and 662 pre-service teachers at colleges and universities. FY02 data indicate AESP student lecture-demonstration programs were presented to 68,224 grades K-4 students, 110,749 grades 5- 8 students, and 12,832 grades 9-12 students. Clasroom visits were made to 328 classes with 9,305 grades K-4 students, 1,211 classes with 36,880 grades 5-8 students, and 127 classes with 3,341 grades 9-12 students. A total of 1,081,176 persons were reported being recipients of AESP programming in FY02. In addition to data reported by traditional school groups for teacher workshops, classroom visits and assembly-type progams, this total number represents informal education opportunities for the general pulic in science and technology centers, museums planetariums, public libraries, civic organizations, and two regional television audiences.