Explore! is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. ESI-0125693, and created by the education staff at USRA’s Lunar and Planetary Institute.Funding:
- Explore! Jupiter's Family Secrets was developed through a grant from NASA's Science Mission Directorate on behalf of the Juno mission.
- Explore: Life on Mars? was funded by a supplemental education and public outreach grant from NASA’s Science Mission Directorate to Drs. Walter Kiefer and Allan Treiman.
- Explore! Marvel Moon was developed through a grant from the NASA Lunar Science Institute in collaboration with the Center for Lunar Origins and Evolution.
- Explore! Health in Space was developed through a grant from NASA's Exploration Systems Mission Directorate's Education Program, led by Dr. Diane Byerly.
- Explore! Mars: Inside and Out was developed through a supplemental education grant from NASA's Science Mission Directorate to Dr. Walter Kiefer and Dr. Tomasz Stepinski.
- Explore! Ice Worlds! was developed through an education grant from NASA’s Science Mission Directorate for the project "Sharing The International Polar Year Through Library and After-School Program Networks."
- Discover Earth: Hands-on Science Activities was developed by the Lunar and Planetary Institute in support of the Discover Earth travelling exhibition by the Space Science Institute's National Center for Interactive Learning, supported by the National Science Foundation.
- Explore! To the Moon and Beyond was developed through a grant from NASA's Education Directorate through their NASA Explorer Institute Program in connection with the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission.
Content and Review
Explore developers are grateful to the dozens of scientists and educators at the Lunar and Planetary Institute, NASA Johnson Space Center, Southwest Research Institute, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, NASA Astrobiology Institutes, and other organizations who have helped to develop and review content.
Explore developers are grateful to the dozens of librarians and educators who have reviewed, field tested, and evaluated the Explore activities.