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Heartland 5th grade teacher attends Space Academy

(Source: North Pemiscot R-1 School District) (Source: North Pemiscot R-1 School District)
PEMISCOT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A fifth grade teacher from the North Pemiscot School District recently attended NASA's Space Academy in Huntsville, Alabama.

Janet Compere was able to attend after winning a competitive scholarship awarded by U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

The academy program provided 32 hours of intensive classroom, laboratory and training time.

During the program, educators participated in astronaut-style training and simulations, along with activities designed to promote life-long learning. All lessons and activities were correlated to the Next Generation Science Standards and other national standards.

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