ERIC Number: ED359032
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jun-10
U.S. Space Program Benefits to Education. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Space of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
This hearing was held to review the educational benefits of the U.S. Space Program. Testimony was given by three panels of experts related to this topic. The three panels consisted of: (1) Daniel S. Goldin, Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); Dan Brandenstein, Captain, U.S. Navy, NASA Astronaut; and Damon Butler, Student, Summer High School Apprentice Research Program, Oxon Hill High School, Maryland; (2) Wendell G. Mohling, President, National Science Teachers Association; Relzie M. Payton, President, Tennessee Education Association; and Nancy R. McIntyre, Director, Educational Center for Earth Observation Systems, West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania; and (3) Eva Rousseau, Principal, Dunbar Senior High School, Washington, D.C., and two of her students, John Haskins, Jr., and Nadir Al-Salam. These witnesses discussed the benefits of NASA sponsored activities such as the Summer High School Apprentice Research Program, the Teaching from Space program, NASA Field Centers, The NASA Educational Affairs Division, the Tennessee Space Week, a space laboratory called the USS Dunbar Program, and volunteer efforts by the NASA workforce. Copies of prepared statements by the witnesses are included. (MDH)
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Educational Benefits, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Program Evaluation, Research Assistants, Science Education, Science Instruction, Science Programs, Space Sciences
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.