note: this challenge was carried live in the winter and spring
of 2009. Whereas classrooms may use this challenge at any time,
the live component finished with the closing webcast on May
Registration link (closed)--
this step should not take more than 5 minutes, but it does
need to be complete.
After you have registered for the Exploration through
Navigation Challenge you may proceed directly to
the pre-challenge survey. We have
designed an *optional "student
survey" available as a Word
document or in .pdf
format for you to use in the classroom to help you assess
your students' knowledge prior to the filling out the Teacher
pre-challenge questionnaire. the
Challenge, we recommend that you:
- Print this five-question survey.
- Administer it to your students.
- Review your students' responses.
Use the information to help you answer the
required, online "
pre-survey questionnaire and post-survey
questionnaire help us to evaluate the impact of our challenges.
* The “student survey” is
we think it will be a useful tool for you, the educator, because
this same student survey can be used at the end of the Challenge
as a means of assessing student learning as well as helping
you to respond to the "Post-Challenge Teacher Survey.” Please
note: NASA Quest will not collect any data directly
from students. Only
you, the educator, will analyze student responses to the “student
in turn, relay that information to NASA Quest via the “Pre-Challenge
Now you're ready to begin the challenge!
Note: If you have registered and have not received
an email welcoming you to the challenge within a week, please
send an email to Linda so
that we may correct our records.