What’s next?

Excited about the next student challenge? Ready to dive into a STEM summer camp? Want to take your teaching in a new direction? Here are the current opportunities from NESSP!

Student challenge

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.

Summer camps

2020 Summer camps — ROADS on Mars

For 2020, our summer camps program will follow our ROADS on Mars Student Challenge format. Registration is now open for educators to sign up for our 2020 camps program.

Educator professional development

2020 NESSP Summer Summit for Educators – Seattle

Whether you're a classroom teacher or work with after-school and out-of-school programs, NESSP's Educator Summit will help you create and implement new hands-on learning opportunities for students underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and math. June 29 - July 2, 2020 — Seattle, WA. Details TBA.

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.

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The 2019–2020 challenge

About 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.

Teams

Are you a team participating in the ROADS on Mars challenge in 2019-2020? This page will help you submit your social media mini-challenge to NESSP as well as provide resources that may be useful as you navigate the challenge.

Hubs

Hubs both in-person and virtual create a network of regional challenges across the continental United States. Most regional challenge hubs will hold their final event in spring 2020. A few hubs are running the ROADS Challenge as a summer program to coincide with the launch of Mars 2020.

ROADS calendar

The ROADS on Mars challenge offers a full academic year of activities and virtual events. Visit the ROADS calendar for the full listing!

Upcoming ROADS events

March 2020
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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.