PLANETS STEM Curriculum for Out-of-School Time Programs
PLANETS (Planetary Learning that Advances the Nexus of Engineering, Technology, and Science) is a partnership for the development and dissemination of grades 3-8 NASA out-of-school time curricular and educator resource modules that integrate planetary science, technology, and engineering, particularly with underrepresented audiences.
The 3 Units (Remote Sensing, Water in Extreme Environments, and Space Hazards) are free to download. Each unit includes:
- Science Curriculum and Educator Guide
- Engineering Curriculum and Educator Guide
- Educator Resources (videos, handouts, learning progressions, and more) - designed to meet immediate needs for those new to STEM in OST. In addition, there are resources with tips to help make experiences more interesting and relevant for youth.