NASA Regional Educator Resource Center
The National STEM Academy at the Museum of Aviation is home to Georgia’s only NASA Regional Educator Resource Center (RERC) which provides NASA resources and materials and the STEM Educator Workshop Series at no cost, and hosts the Annual GA NASA STEM Conference. The NASA RERC offers professional development opportunities for in-service, pre-service and informal educators, Altitudes Internships for college students, the Georgia STEM Teachers of the Year Award, and STEM Resource Kits available for check-out.
The NASA RERC’s Lending Library offers resources and items to use and/or check out. Items are available to all educators, even homeschool parents, free of charge.
Items available for check out are:
- Reference Books
- Lesson Plans
- STEM Activity Kits
- Classroom Sets of Novels, Thesaurus’, etc.
- Equipment & Supplies
- Study Guides for High School and College Exams
- and more…
Curriculum areas covered include: Aeronautics, Astronomy, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences, Geography, Life Sciences, Meteorology, Physical Science, Physics and more. These materials are available to educators free of charge.
Items for use inside the Library:
- Computers for Research
- Di-Cut Machine with many templates
- Notebook Binding Machine
- Disc Duplicator
- Quiet Workspaces
- Conference Areas
- and more…
Due to COVID-19, hours are varied. Please use the contact form below to contact us and schedule a time to use the library or check out materials!
Internships & Volunteers
Internships and volunteer opportunities are available at the National STEM Academy in different disciplines and subjects, not just teaching.
If you or someone you know is interested, contact us using the form below for open opportunities!
“Explore and discover. Learn and teach. Build and share. It’s what NASA and teachers and parents do.”
BARBARA MORGAN, EDUCATOR ASTRONAUT, MISSIONS SPECIALIST ON STS-118
K – 12 and University Educators: Programs are offered to educators and future educators. These programs provide free NASA materials, monthly STEM workshops, NASA online training opportunities, STEM conferences, as well as intern opportunities to future educators.
The NASA Regional Educator Resource Center (RERC) serves as a preview and distribution center for NASA produced educational materials which focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum. It offers K-12 and University educators teaching in Georgia easy access to STEM resources suitable for use in their classrooms.
Materials available comply with State and National standards (NGSS) and include:
- Educator Guides
- Lesson Plans
- Hands-on activities
- Colorful posters and lithographs
- Activity books and pamphlets
- NASA Fact Sheets and Educational Briefs
For more information you may contact us using the contact form.
See what teachers and educators have to say about the GA NASA RERC!
“I have been very pleased with all of the instructors and the workshops. I have learned a lot that I have been able to immediately take back to the classroom.” -Dawn Hardy, Houston County Teacher
“The classes are awesome!” -Kimberly Barkmeyer, Teacher
“I loved the ways to break the concepts down in the classroom.” -Johnny Moore, Bibb County Teacher