Odyssey of the Mind World Finals

May 22-24, 2019

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Scientists, engineers, and educators are once again sharing NASA's cutting edge Earth and space science research and innovations at the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals.

This website is your guide to all NASA activities at the World Finals. Find out which of the NASA Classroom Sessions you would like to attend and reserve your ticket. The NASA Science talks are open seating, meaning no ticket needed. Meet the presenters who will be sharing their research and leading the activities with you. In addition, we also share links (under “More”) to a collection of NASA creativity and problem solving resources and Spontaneous Practice problems.

Register now for one or all of the NASA Classroom sessions that fit into your schedule. Sessions feature hands-on activities on NASA citizen science apps, remote sensing with kites, mosquitoes, the urban heat island effect and how satellites view Earth from space. Each classroom session is limited to 30 students…so register soon!

• The NASA Science talks bring the latest NASA Earth and space science discoveries directly to your team. Scientists and science communicators from the NASA Centers and the universities / research institutions listed below will be sharing their exciting information and answering your questions..

• We will also be at the Creativity Festival. Be sure to stop by and check out how satellites view Earth from space and celebrate NASA going back to the MOON by taking a selfie photo with the Moon image behind you.

Throughout our sessions, you will have the opportunity to interact with scientists and educators from these NASA Centers and these universities / research institutions listed below:

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD

NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia

NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

University of Toledo

Wayne RESA, Wayne, Michigan

All sessions are organized by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, under the NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative project supported by NASA under award No. NNX16AE28A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.