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Examples of Projects

Examples of Projects

Evaluation is currently being conducted on projects funded by several organizations with partners across the country.  Participants in these projects include high school students, K12 teachers, undergraduate students, international exchange students, scientists, and the general public.

Formative Evaluation--Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) Pathway 


External Evaluation--Enhancement of Astronomy and Earth Science Teaching Using High Resolution Immersive Environments – A Video Version of NASA Science Mission Directorate Highlights


External Evaluation--Institute for Modeling Plasma, Atmospheres, and Cosmic Dust (IMPACT) Outreach Rocket Camp Program


Formative External Evaluation--Lens on Climate Change


Examples of front-end evaluation products from recent projects include two reports that summarized user needs survey data. 

The final evaluation report provides summative evaluation results to project managers and the funding agency.  One example is the final evaluation report for the NSF-funded Geophysical Research at Storm Peak (GRASP). Data were collected using participant surveys and interviews.

Evaluation data provides valuable information for journal articles.  Two examples are as follows: