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Nebraska Space Ambassadors

The Nebraska Space Ambassadors are an elite group of teachers who provide training opportunities on behalf of the NASA Nebraska Space Grant.  


To offer training to other in-service and pre-service teachers in Nebraska, increasing the skills of STEM educators. 

Services Provided

  • Training in STEM based activities 

  • NASA Resource Navigation & Activity Development 

  • Lesson Plan Development & Project Based Learning 

  • Resource Development for Summer Discovery/Science Camps 

  • After School Programs Development 

  • Sky Observation Opportunities 

The list of current NSA teachers is below. Click on the name for additional information:

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Nebraska Space Ambassador, Jon Amundsen, trained more than 40 Nebraska educators at the ESU 13 Mid-Winter Conference. They focused on rovers and rockets, with an emphasis on traveling to Mars.


Nebraska Space Ambassador, Mike Edmundson teaching fellow educators a NASA developed lesson plan entitled, "Blue Marble Matches"


Nebraska Space Ambassadors in front of an historic NASA B-52, located on Edwards Air Force Base. This was an exciting tour stop while the teachers attended NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center for curriculum training.


Nebraska Space Ambassador, Terri Greenleaf, is seen leading a hands-on rocketry lesson for pre-service teachers at Wayne State University.


Nebraska Space Ambassadors (from left) Jon Amundsen, Judi Little, Tammy Blobaum, and Elizabeth Dunn work a NASA Nebraska Space Grant informational booth.

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