Earth & Space

Virtual Science Classroom

NASA Earth & Space is an online high school course designed by the CET, WJU, Anne Arundel public schools, and UMBC to study the best ways to teach NASA science and assess student learning in online environments.

The online virtual classroom features a mix of traditional text-based course materials, videos, flash/javascript based interactives, and forum based discussions. Students either upload their assignments or interact with simulations that that self graded. The site has an integrated assignment/content calendar, gradebook, and more.