Introducing Global Mars
*What is Global Mars? Global Mars is a GLOBAL education/outreach project, founded by Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) CEPS intern and Planetary Scientist Hiruni Senarath Dassanayake.
*Global Mars consists of a planetary science passion-based curriculum that focuses on lessening the cycle of poverty in disadvantaged communities in the world.
*The Pilot Project 1 (PP1) took the Global Mars team to Matara, Sri Lanka to diffuse knowledge to under served students in the community. Read more about it [here].The assessment of the efficacy of the pilot project is on-going.
*What is the future of Global Mars? How can you help? We will give you more information on Global Mars and how you can help. SO STAY TUNED!!!!!
PUBLISHED!!!!! **Link in the bio. 49th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference – USRA-Houston. Our founder @hirunisenarathdassanayake worked so hard on this project and her hard work paid off! Link here: https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2018/pdf/1529.pdf @lpiusra @smithsonian @smithsonianmagazine @airandspacemuseum @geosociety @global_mars @buffalostatealumni @buffalostate @bengalsabroad @buffalostateinternationals #LPSC2018 #publication #abstract #TeamPassionLearning #NASMintern16 #GSAOTFscholar #education #sciencecommunication #research #planetaryscience #science #stem
- Sophia Deady: Smith College/Fulbright Fellow (Biologist, Chemist and Educator)
A big thank you to our visual and creative designer Ashley Serrano for creating the Global Mars logo.
- Sophia Deady: This donation covered educational supplies for the students for the entire program.
Thank you for your generosity.