Provides premier teaching experiences to pre-service teachers a part of their training to become teachers prepared to educate the highly skilled American workforce that can meet the advanced technological requirements of the Nation. StarBase is an educational program sponsored by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs. At StarBase students participate in challenging "hands-on, mind-on" activities in STEM. The program provides students with 20-25 hours of stimulating experiences.
Will be Puerto Rico’s premier science and technology education center and will serve as an extension to the formal science and math classroom education, a science-based research facility, a center of scientific and technology exchange with the world. This first-of-its-kind initiative will engage the community in exploring science, technology and the environment and will ensure that the students of Puerto Rico become inspired to explore, share and protect the unique natural environment of their island home. As the meeting point or center of gravity for local, national and international scientists and partnerships, the EcoExploratorio will position Puerto Rico as the scientific destination of the Caribbean.
Hosts undergraduate students during summers to carry out a summer research project under the guidance of scientists of the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center (NAIC). They also implement a series of educational activities for students and the general public at NAIC’s Visitor’s Center.