From professional development opportunities to ready-to implement classroom activities, we're here to support educators in exciting learners about exploring air and space. 

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Professional Development Opportunities Teacher Innovation Institute

The Teacher Innovator Institute is a professional learning community of middle school STEAM teachers focused on incorporating museum content into classroom learning, including an onsite intensive in DC for two weeks each summer.

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Your membership not only directly supports the National Air and Space Museum, but also entitles you to many exciting benefits. Select the membership level that's best for you and join today.

Teacher Professional Development On Demand

Bring professional development into your school with virtual sessions on a variety of topics, including difficult conversations in STEM and teaching with objects. Reserve through the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration or email us at NASMTeachers@si.edu.

Teacher Professional Development Live

Hear from museum educators and content experts, try hands-on activities, explore museum objects, and gain access to new resources to develop your teaching practice. Leave each session with a fully-formed interdisciplinary project outline that can be immediately implemented in the classroom, or can be tailored to meet your students’ needs! 

Resources for You Learning Guides

Our educators prepared the Learning Guides below to give you a week-long plan of activities and resources on topics your learners will love.

Science in Pre-K

The goal of the Science in Pre-K website is to provide you with a foundation in science content and teaching methods for science inquiry in a preschool environment.

Learning Lab

Discover over a hundred collections of artifacts and activities designed to help you bring air and space into your classroom. 

Plan a Field Trip We are excited to both invite schools to continue to engage in virtual programs and to welcome students and teachers back to the National Air and Space Museum's two locations. Explore our reservable programs that include Planetarium Shows, Scavenger Hunts, Science Demonstrations, STEAM Labs, Story Time, and Student Tours.      Learn More

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