John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

News and information from the UND John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences.

Minot State University: Pre-service teacher workshop

The NDSGC met with Minot State University students and led a pre-service teacher workshop in September of 2021.

We conducted three hands-on activities and introduced the various NASA- and ND-based educator opportunities.

Activities from the session 

  • Pocket Solar System
  • Rockets to the Rescue
  • Strange New Planet

Here are some helpful links:

The Google Slides presentation can be found here.

Our NDSGC Website (check out the Educator Opportunities!)

Consolidated information found on our website in this brochure

STEM lesson plans (You’ll find all three of our activities in there!)

NASA Table Tents – you’re welcome to print these out for your own classrooms!


Our reflection survey– please take less than 3 minutes and let us know what you thought of the workshop. We use this in our NASA reporting to request for continued funds. Thanks!


For additional information, please contact Marissa Saad ( or Tori McIntosh (