Become a National Argonaut

I got this today from the Jason Project and thought I would pass it on. Wish my kids were old enough. This looks so cool!

Do you love exploration and discovery?
Apply today to become a National Argonaut!

The JASON Project is looking for energetic students and teachers to go into the field and work side-by-side with leading scientists from National Geographic Society, NASA, NOAA and other prestigious organizations.

Joined by video production crews, JASON Argonauts will conduct cutting-edge science, become featured in new curriculum used in classrooms worldwide and serve as science ambassadors at-large!

Your responsibilities will include:

An intensive week-long “Boot Camp” to prepare you for science fieldwork
An onsite expedition with world-class Host Researchers who are experts in the next curriculum topic: energy!
Refining and reviewing curriculum components such as videos, digital labs and Web site materials
Interacting with JASON students and teachers everywhere via speaking engagements, message board postings, Web casts, and podcasts
Mentoring other students and teachers and becoming a role model in the JASON community!
Apply early for the Argonaut competition! The application deadline is Monday, March 3, 2008 with selections announced in June. Students must be age 14 or 15 by June 1, 2008 and teachers should have five years of classroom experience to be eligible.

JASON Argonauts come from all backgrounds and all walks of life. Click here now to get started on the experience of a lifetime!

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