High school teachers seeking a research opportunity for their students during the 2021–2022 school year are invited to apply for the Exploration of the Moon and Asteroids by Secondary Students (ExMASS) program. ExMASS is an academic year-long research program that envelops teams of students, paired with a scientist, in the process of science. At the end of the year, teams compete for a chance to present their research during the annual NASA Exploration Science Forum.

ExMASS program goals:

Participation in the ExMASS program is free. Interested teachers should complete the online application no later than 5:00pm Central Time, May 15, 2021. Selected teachers will be notified no later than May 31, 2021.

Scientists interested in advising a team of students should contact Andy Shaner.

For more information, please visit the ExMASS webpages. For questions, please visit the ExMASS FAQ page or contact Andy Shaner

The ExMASS program is managed by the Center for Lunar Science and Exploration (CLSE) at the Lunar and Planetary Institute with funding provided by the NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI).

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