Intern Blog Postings

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Samantha Spytek

I have completed four weeks as an AIP intern. That's 2,419,200 seconds, or 40,320 minutes. This past week was very successful for our group, as we finished going through all of the lesson plans together.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Isabel Binamira

A busy week at the office and a packed Fourth of July weekend.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Tabitha Colter

Quark.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Maria McQuillan

This week I continued working on analyzing and understanding periodic density structures in the solar wind, now more specifically in pseudo-streamers. A pseudo-streamer is a stream of solar wind that does not have an electric current.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Simon Wright

It has been another exciting week for this SPS intern. On Monday, Rebecca and I went to UMD at Shady Grove to share some of our lesson plans with in-service STEM teachers that are in a Masters course on STEM education.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Samantha Spytek

This is the third week of my internship. That’s 504 hours, or 30,240 minutes, or 1,814,400 seconds spent as an SPS intern. A lot of progress has been made on our project. Our group is mostly just plugging along, going through the lesson plans a second time.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Isabel Binamira

In which I hold out for a role in the next big blockbuster comedy.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Maria McQuillan

This week at NASA I was able to do some real science!  I began working with a computer program to analyze data of solar wind. In particular, we are looking for density structures in the wind that are periodic.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Demitri Call

This week was a roller coaster of busy schedules and deadlock within the House of Representatives and it ended up also containing several very large changes of pace for me.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Simon Wright

This week has been quite as packed as the last. On Tuesday, I went to a 100K in 10 Solutions Lab where we discussed how to incorporate the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into a successful curriculum for STEM teachers.

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