Afterschool Universe is a hands-on astronomy curriculum targeted at middle school out-of-school-time settings. Developed in 2006 and rigorously pilot-tested and evaluated, the 12-session program explores basic astronomy concepts through engaging hands-on activities and takes participants on a journey through the universe beyond the solar system.
To learn more about the program, visit http://universe.nasa.gov/afterschool/.
The Afterschool Universe team has released a new series of activity videos to be used as supplements to the program’s manual and training workshops. To view the videos, visit the Afterschool Universe YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/AfterschoolUniverse.
Questions about this program should be directed to http://universe.nasa.gov/au/webcont.html