Higher Education Projects:
• Unique nature of the project to NASA
• Collaboration with NASA, the aerospace industry, and/or minority-serving institutions
• Promotes or supports diversity initiatives
• Use of NASA educational materials
• Quality hands-on activities or research experiences for students
• Promotes workforce development activities to students
• Potential for curriculum and course development activities
• Interdisciplinary

Informal Education
• Unique nature of the project to NASA
• Collaboration with NASA, the aerospace industry, and/or minority-serving institutions
• Promotes or supports diversity initiatives
• Use of NASA educational materials
• Use of standards-based educational materials
• Staff or facilitators trained or qualified in aerospace or STEM fields
• Incorporation of educational standards and/or learning objectives in developing content
• Projects that impact and benefit most Nebraskans
• Interdisciplinary

Research Infrastructure
• Unique nature of the project to NASA
• Collaboration with NASA, the aerospace industry, and/or minority-serving institutions
• Diversity, both faculty and students
• Quality student research experience provided
• Potential for growth, contributing to Nebraska’s infrastructure and workforce
• Leveraging potential for resulting proposals to NASA and other federal agencies
• Potential for resulting peer-reviewed publications
• Interdisciplinary
• Contribution to faculty development

Teacher Training
• Unique nature of the project to NASA
• Use of NASA educational materials
• Collaboration with NASA, the aerospace industry, and/or minority-serving institutions
• Promotes or supports diversity initiatives
• Hands-on and training experiences for teachers
• Partnerships among schools and school districts
• Curriculum sharing
• Partnerships among organizations or institutions to benefit the most students
• Interdisciplinary

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