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NASA Science and Technology on the Family Calendar

RIT and RMSC win $600,000 from NASA


Funding will support ‘NASA Family Day’ events

The Rochester Museum & Science Center and Rochester Institute of Technology are on a mission to inspire and engage preteens and their families with a program highlighting NASA science and technology.

A $598,185 grant from NASA will fund the development of six “NASA Family Day” events at the museum. Themes featuring NASA missions, technology, discoveries and imagery will include the Earth as a Planet, Life in the Universe, Superhuman Physical Achievement, Communicating On and Off the Planet, Earth in the Solar System and Major Feats of Engineering. The project was funded as part of NASA’s $6.2 million Competitive Program for Science Museums and Planetariums.

Family Science for the Innovation Generation

RIT Awarded Innovation Generation Grant

Rochester Institute of Technology and the Motorola Foundation Partner to Inspire Tomorrow’s Innovators


View a description of the sessions that RIT will hold here.

Rochester, New York -- June 25, 2009 – Rochester Institute of Technology today announced it has received a $30,700 Innovation Generation grant from the Motorola Foundation. The grant was awarded for a program titled, Learning Science through Innovation and Creativity: Workshops for Families. This program will engage children and parents in the science process through four monthly family workshops on physics, chemistry, biology and earth science.
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