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Faculty Spotlight: Caitlin Unterman Teams-up with NASA

VES science teacher, Caitlin Unterman has worked alongside NASA CheMin team member Shaunna Morrison for several years to create a STEAM-centered Mars exploration class. In partnership with Robbie Morrison, Virginia 4-H extension agent, Rutgers University and Ms. Morrison, Caitlin has become a team member of the NASA ENIGMA project. While the NASA ENIGMA project has many overarching educational outreach goals, recently Caitlin and the team created a STEAM curriculum for Mars Exploration, which will be nationally published this summer. Caitlin worked with the NASA ENIGMA team at Rutgers University in May to see this project to fruition.
 
 
To read more, click on these links:
The Rutgers and NASA ENIGMA “about” section: https://enigma.rutgers.edu/about/
Bio of Janice McDonnell, leader at Rutgers for the educational portion of the project: https://enigma.rutgers.edu/our-team/
 
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