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Astronaut Helps Launch Science and Math Education Competition for Teachers #MakerEducation

Astronaut leland melvin elementary students

Check out more about the competition here.

Via Space.com.

Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin — a veteran of two space shuttle missions to build the International Space Station — will judge a new online fundraising competition to support science education beyond the classroom.

Melvin will co-judge the Science Everywhere Innovation Challenge, a competition that calls on teachers to submit ideas for projects that can inspire students to learn about math and science outside of school. Later this summer, the panel will select five winning projects that will each receive $5,000. 

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