Think Tek Learning Lab

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNM05AA34C
Agency Tracking Number: 040516
Amount: $70,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: B5.03
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
50 Washington Street, Norwalk, CT, 06854-2721
DUNS: 060225661
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Ravi Gorthala
 Principal Investigator
 (203) 857-0200
Business Contact
 Marie Starnes
Title: Controller
Phone: (203) 857-0200
Research Institution
Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) proposes to develop a nation-wide informal technology education program that integrates math, science, engineering and technology (STEM) through its Think Tek Learning Lab. The goal of the Lab is three-pronged: providing an after-school enrichment program for teens; arousing interest in math and science; and achieving outreach for NASA commercial technologies. The Lab will serve middle/high school students through after-school and Saturday classes, summer institutes, and school visits. The focus of this informal technology learning laboratory includes hands-on experimentation and exploration, design and construction, and interaction with a variety of technologies, scientists, and learning materials. The Lab will be a living NASA outreach spin-off with experiments that showcase real-life NASA commercial technologies. The project will support NASA's efforts to publicize the positive ripple effects that the space funding generates on the domestic front.

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