The Northwest Earth and Space Sciences Pipeline

The Northwest Earth and Space Sciences Pipeline is a collaborative K-12 education effort serving students, teachers, and their diverse communities throughout the Pacific Northwest.

ROADS on Mars

ROADS on Mars is a team challenge for grades 3–12. The challenge follows in the path of the Mars 2020 rover and focuses on guiding students in understanding Rover Observation And Drone Survey.

Upcoming ROADS events

December 2019
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Registration deadlines

  • Tuesday, December 17 (11:59 p.m. Pacific Time) — For most hubs.
  • Monday, January 6, 2020 (11:59 p.m. Pacific Time) — For Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and the “virtual” hub option.
  • Summer programs — Registration deadline will be announced.

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Ground control to UW campus — Seeking campus-savvy volunteers for lunar mission

Have you, too, heard the call of space and wondered how you can respond? NASA’s Northwest Earth and Space Sciences Pipeline (NESSP), headed by Washington NASA Space Grant and based out of Johnson Hall, invites you to join us on our next mission — to the moon. On Friday, July 19, 2019, teams of middle- …