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Give for Today

 

 

If you are someone who believes in a world where science literacy is celebrated every day, then you believe as we do. Won’t you please turn that belief into financial support so that together we can achieve such a world?

From publishing our popular magazine and research journals to conducting educator professional development workshops to training networks of amateur astronomers across the country, the ASP is one of the oldest and most well-respected organizations in science education and outreach. Our program partners include NASA, NSF, school districts, universities, community colleges, national and state parks, and museums, planetariums and observatories across the country.

Through the ASP’s education and public outreach programs and services, and thanks to the support of donors like you, we are making an exponential impact on the lives and minds of people of all ages.

Below is a sample of how and where your contribution can make a difference:

$100 supports the partnering of a volunteer astronomer with a classroom teacher in our Project ASTRO program

$250 provides a museum educator with a My Sky Tonight toolkit to engage pre-K children science practices and fun astronomy activities

$500 supports the publication of one quarterly issue of the ASP teacher’s newsletter, The Universe in the Classroom

$1,000 provides a museum educator with a three-week online professional development course

$2,500 supports the development, publication, and dissemination of one issue of Mercury Magazine

$5000 supports the development of one new astronomy activity designed for amateur astronomers to present at star parties

$10,000 supports the ASP’s annual 4-day professional development summer institute for 20 teachers

Astronomy is truly the gateway to science literacy. Through the ASP’s education and public outreach programs and services, and thanks to the support of donors like you, we are making an exponential impact on the lives and minds of people of all ages. Thank you!