NDC Pilot Teacher Questionnaire POST PD August 6, 2013
Exit Survey
All your responses are completely confidential. We want to know how this experience affected you and your ideas for improving it throughout the process so we can design an effective national program.
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Why did you sign up for the National Design Challenge pilot? What do you hope to gain? Check all that apply.
Interest in space science
Can integrate into my curriculum
Like doing National Design Challenges with students
Interest in technology
Feel it is important to have students doing real research
Stimulate student career interest
Other, please describe

How helpful was each of the following aspects of the kickoff? Rate on a scale of 1-10 = highest
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Introductions: CASIS staff, Industry partners, professional development staff, and school participants
Overview of National Design Challenge Pilot by Laura Colville
Project Milestones by Allison Westover
Payload Integration by Justin Kugler
NanoRacks Overview by Patricia Mayes
ArduLab Overview by Manu Sharma and Brian Rieger
Q & A session (Mon)
Professional development workshop (Mon 1-4) Design and development of ArduLab
Tues - Briefing on NanoRacks by Jeffrey Manber
Microgravity and Experimental Design by Allison Westover
Q & A session (Tues)
Rate your understanding before and after the kickoff and PD on Aug 5 and 6 on a scale of 1-10 =highest
Before After
Purpose of the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory
The uniqueness of the microgravity research environment on the International Space Station
Ardulab design
Why universities and businesses want to do research on the ISS
Possible careers in research
Possible careers related to space
How science, engineering, and math are used in careers
How to have students work as a team to meet a design challenge
Understanding of National Design Challenge pilot guidelines
Before After
Confidence in moving forward, planning and working with students
Awareness of resources for you and your students
Understanding of microgravity
Understanding of the technology - NanoRacks
Understanding of the technology - ArduLab
Understanding of experimental design
What the role of CASIS is
Research that can be done on the ISS U.S. National Lab
What do you think will be the effect on students of participation in the National Design Challenge pilot? Rate each effect on a scale of 1-10 = greatest effect
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Increase interest in STEM
Increase interest in STEM careers
Learn problem solving
Learn to work with a team
Learn about the ISS National Lab
Learn about CASIS
Learn about NASA
What will your next steps be on this project?
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