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Earth & Space Learning and Content Frameworks

This content framework and learning framework are professional learning tools for informal educators engaging the public with the hands-on activities in the Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits and the Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition.

DESCRIPTION

The Earth & Space Learning Framework describes the intended actions of learners engaged with NISE Network hands-on activities and exhibition components based on the research, discoveries, and missions from NASA’s Science Mission Directorate. The three principles of the Learning Framework—phenomena, process, and participation—support six interrelated strands of learning documented by the National Research Council.

The Earth & Space Content Framework presents six key science content ideas for informal educators engaging the public with research, discoveries, and missions from NASA’s Science Mission Directorate. These six ideas represent a basic understanding of Earth and space science.

Both frameworks show suggested connections using NISE Network examples from the Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits and the Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition.

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DESCRIPTION

The Earth & Space Learning Framework describes the intended actions of learners engaged with NISE Network hands-on activities and exhibition components based on the research, discoveries, and missions from NASA’s Science Mission Directorate. The three principles of the Learning Framework—phenomena, process, and participation—support six interrelated strands of learning documented by the National Research Council.

The Earth & Space Content Framework presents six key science content ideas for informal educators engaging the public with research, discoveries, and missions from NASA’s Science Mission Directorate. These six ideas represent a basic understanding of Earth and space science.

Both frameworks show suggested connections using NISE Network examples from the Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits and the Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition.

JUMP TO BROWSE RELATED RESOURCES

Credits

YEAR CREATED
2021
OWNING INSTITUTION

NISE Network

FUNDING

This material is based upon work supported by NASA under cooperative agreement award number NNX16AC67A and 80NSSC18M0061. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

PERMISSIONS

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US).
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NISE Network products are developed through an iterative collaborative process that includes scientific review, peer review, and visitor evaluation in accordance with an inclusive audiences approach. Products are designed to be easily edited and adapted for different audiences under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike license. To learn more, visit our Development Process page.

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