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The Origins Education Forum and NASA's Education Support Network concluded on September 30, 2009.

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Origins Education Forum

Engage your students and broaden your horizons with these Origins-themed offerings. Teach fundamental concepts and the latest science with classroom materials and teacher resources designed to address national education standards. Find out how to partner with a scientist (or amateur astronomer), or see where you can participate in workshops, online courses, research opportunities and summer programs for professional development. Here you can also find sources of funding.

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Resources
Here are a variety of sites where teachers can find lessons, activities, images and science content background; ask an astronomer a question; and access various handouts and presentation material.

Partnerships
Find a scientist or an amateur astronomer with whom you can collaborate on an Education and Public Outreach activity or event.

Funding Opportunities
Have a great idea for an educational project? Here’s where you can find resources to fund your project.

Professional Development
Workshops and short courses for the education community provide the opportunity to develop partnerships with scientists, acquire additional scientific content, and keep up with the latest developments in Origins science.

Forum Initiatives
The Origins Education Forum is involved in a number of activities, often in partnership with other organizations. Learn more about them.

Related Programs
Several NASA Web sites provide useful resources for science educators.