It is the mission of the MBCI NASA Teacher Enhancement Center to establish an educational relationship with NASA in order to develop new academic and vocational-technical training programs, thereby enhancing school, industry, and civic awareness of the NASA educational program and its benefits to the Choctaw Tribal School System. Furthermore, it is our purpose to seek enhancement of the instructional program through the dissemination of information and resource materials within the Center.
NASA Center Coordinator
A Pathway to the Stars
- Lunar Phases Simulator The NAAP Lunar Phases Simulator demonstrates how the Earth-Sun-Moon geometry gives rise to the phases of the moon as seen from Earth. A distant view of an observer looking down on Earth as well as a perspective of an observer looking into the sky are used in the simulator.
- Tornado Simulator Control the intensity of a twister by manipulating the diameter and/or the core pressure difference.
- Roller Coaster Simulator This simulator is designed for kids who want to design their own thrilling coaster and educators who want to use a cool activity to simulate the application of physics.