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March-April 2022

GSGC 2021 Annual Report

GSGC compiles an Annual Report each year as an overview of the program's successes. In the 2021 report, GSGC highlights the work of our affiliate network and students from the 2020-2021 academic year. The 2021 annual report can be viewed on the GSGC website.

Atlanta Science Festival

The Atlanta Science Festival is an annual celebration of the world-class learning and STEM career opportunities in metro Atlanta, featuring 100+ engaging events for curious kids and adults at venues all across the region. The festival will be taking place March 12-26, 2022, and is engineered by Science ATL and 50+ community partners, with major support from founders Emory University, Georgia Tech, and the Metro Atlanta Chamber, and from sponsors Delta Air Lines, NCR Foundation, UPS, International Paper, and more.

Check out the Schedule of Events for details on the descriptions, time, and location of events each day.
 

Lockheed Martin STEM and Vocational Scholarship Program

LOCKHEED MARTIN STEM SCHOLARSHIP:

If you are attending or planning to attend a U.S. 4-year college or university full-time. Are you majoring or planning to major in a STEM-related degree? Then YOU should apply to Lockheed Martin’s STEM Scholarship! This year, the program will award up to 200 scholarships worth $10,000 in renewable funds per student.
 

LOCKHEED MARTIN VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP:
If you are attending or planning to attend a U.S. accredited community or technical college. Or if you pursuing or planning to pursue an associate degree, credit-bearing certificate, or industry-recognized credential in the areas of technology, engineering, and advanced manufacturing? Then YOU should apply to Lockheed Martin’s Vocational Scholarship! This year, the program will award up to 150 scholarships worth $5,000 in funds per student.


For applications and to learn more visit the Lockheed Martin website.

Virtual Field Trip with the Chandra X-Ray

Take your students on a virtual field trip with NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. As NASA’s premier X-ray telescope, Chandra gives us a powerful tool to investigate energetic regions of the universe, from black holes to exploding stars, colliding galaxies, and more. Get a backstage pass to Chandra’s Operations Control Center, tour the Chandra spacecraft through virtual reality, and take a virtual trip to some exploding stars in our own galaxy. Sessions are available through early April, but spots fill up quickly.
Click here to register today.

NASA Space Apps Challenge

NASA International Space Apps Challenge is in search of Local Leads for 2022. Local Leads work alongside NASA and the Space Apps Global Organizing Team to organize the event for a specific city or town by planning and hosting the virtual or hybrid event, supporting local participants, and coordinating local sponsors, judges, and community members. Local Leads get the opportunity to join a community and collaborate with volunteers in 160+ countries/territories and serve as thought leaders in their city’s space, tech, innovation, and creative communities.

The application deadline is June 15, 2022. 

GOTSpace Spring openings

GOT Space is a STEM outreach program in Georgia, managed through the Georgia Space Grant Consortium (GSGC), and utilizing its network of affiliates across Georgia. The GOTSpace Program has openings for the spring semester. Educators interested in having a STEM ambassador visit your classroom (either in person or virtually) can submit a request on the GOTSpace website. 

Resource links to check out:

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