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Minot State University: Pre-service teacher workshop

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The NDSGC met with Minot State University students and led a pre-service teacher workshop on October 7th, 2022. We conducted three hands-on activities and introduced the various NASA- and ND-based educator opportunities. Activities from the session  Pocket Solar System Thermal Mapping on Mars Strange New Planet Here are some helpful links: The Google Slides presentation […]

Minot State University: Pre-service teacher workshop

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The NDSGC met with Minot State University students and led a pre-service teacher workshop on April 1st, 2021. We conducted three hands-on activities and introduced the various NASA- and ND-based educator opportunities. Activities from the session  Pocket Solar System Strange New Planet Rockets to the Rescue Here are some helpful links: The Google Slides presentation […]

UND: TEAMS Pre-service teacher workshop

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The NDSGC met with University of North Dakota TEAM students and led a pre-service teacher presentation in December of 2021. We presented one hands-on activity and introduced the various NASA- and ND-based educator opportunities.   Activities from the session  NASA GLOBE App   Here are some helpful links: The Google Slides presentation can be found […]

Minot State University: Pre-service teacher workshop

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

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 […]

Affiliate Synergistic and Collaborative Engagements across ND (ASCEND) Call for Proposals

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The NDSGC is now accepting proposals for the 2021-2022 Affiliate Synergistic and Collaborative Engagements across ND (ASCEND) program   What: The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium (NDSGC) is soliciting applications for the Affiliate Synergistic and Collaborative Engagements across ND (ASCEND) program, which is designed to promote, develop, and expand NASA research and projects within North […]

Minot State University: Pre-service teacher workshop

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The NDSGC met with Minot State University students and led a pre-service teacher workshop in February of 2021. We conducted two virtual hands-on activities and introduced the various NASA- and ND-based educator opportunities. Activities from the session  Pocket Solar System NASA GLOBE citizen science app Here are some helpful links: The Google Slides presentation can […]

How aviators can handle career turbulence

Categories: Aviation, Home Page News

New virtual forum series from UND Aerospace confronts reality of aviation industry downturn UND archival image. This isn’t the airlines’ first rodeo. While the early impacts of a global pandemic have been grim for the airline industry, and the current students of UND Aerospace already have been affected in many ways, there’s a case for […]

UND researchers tapped to help improve oil-and-gas safety in Gulf of Mexico

Categories: Aviation, Home Page News

Aerospace, Petroleum Engineering receive $755,000 to study whether aviation safety concepts work for offshore drilling Daniel Kwasi Adjekum, assistant professor of aviation, is the principal investigator on a prestigious grant from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine examining the safety culture of the offshore drilling industry in the Gulf of Mexico. Photo by […]

Building a better forecast in ‘Blizzard Alley’

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences, Home Page News

UND Atmospheric Scientist Aaron Kennedy seeks answers to the chilling mysteries of winter storms Aaron Kennedy, UND associate professor of atmospheric sciences, braves subzero temperatures to perform maintenance on weather instruments at the Oakville Field Station west of Grand Forks, N.D. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today. It’s that time of year on the Northern […]

Leader of newly formed Space Force visits UND

Categories: Aviation, Space Studies

Gen. John Raymond made his first public visit since the formation of the U.S. Space Force at the invitation of Sen. Kevin Cramer Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond (center) took part in a brief walking tour of UND Aerospace’s facilities during his time on campus with Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D. (left). Photo by Connor Murphy/UND […]