The Minorities Advancement through Recruitment and Retention in Sciences Outreach Program (MARRS OP) is a professional development summer camp workshop for High School Science or Math Teachers. This program is designed to equip teachers with various strategies to improve student achievement, improve recruitment & retention, create a sustainable pipeline of students to HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs by improving teacher quality and instruction quality in science classrooms and improve upon student’s college and career readiness. Teachers will have the opportunity to receive a Stipend. 

Information about MindMeister, mind mapping software.

Written By: Frances Dellutri, Middle School/Intermediate Level EIS Education Team, June 2016 

EIS Topic: Atmosphere, Centripetal Force, Computers, Mathematics, Micro-gravity, Free-fall, Orbital Mechanics, Physics, Satellites, Spacecraft, Weightlessness 

Grade (Age) Level: Grades 5-8 (Ages 10-13) 

Key Topics Associated with Standards: Collecting, Analyzing and Interpreting Data; Gravitational Interactions; Forces and Motion, Relationship between Energy and Forces 

US Standards:  NGSS:




With this project, you can track a satellite in real time. There are hundreds of satellite orbiting our planet.  The project "Satellites -

 The NSS Enterprise is an unmanned satellite that will be launching in 2020-2021 and will be carrying 100+ student experiments.  You can compete to send your experiment to space!  The competition is planned to be open in 2018, watch for an update.