Tribes participate in NASA program for students


Last updated 9/2/2021 at 4:54pm


A new program from NASA integrates Native American history and STEM studies.

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Middle school students from three tribes in Oklahoma have been chosen to work with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on a program called the "Native Earth/Native Sky"(NENS) program.

The objective is to build culturally-relevant earth-sky STEM programming for middle schoolers in three Oklahoma Native American nations that will increase the students' understanding of and interest in earth and space science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). By interweaving Native stories and language with STEM principles the developers hope to help students' unde...

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