Program Partners

Partners bring vital expertise and other knowledge to our programs, and building highly collaborative, respectful partner relationships is fundamental to Multiverse’s success. Our extensive network of program partners demonstrates the diversity and complexity of our work. For example, teachers and school districts bring experience with curriculum and science education standards, and help us establish guidelines for implementing newly developed classroom resources. Education research and evaluation experts help us to establish clear goals and measurable outcomes at the beginning phase of each new project. Scientists and science centers help us convey new knowledge, while partners with expertise on specific cultures and communities make us aware of and adapt to different perspectives on natural phenomenon and the gathering and sharing of evidence-based knowledge.

Below is a list of both current and past Multiverse program partners. For more information on our partners, or if you represent a potential new program partner interested in collaboration, please contact us. For more information on partners who support Multiverse's work through direct funding, please visit our Sponsors page.

Education Associations

Association of Science-Technology Centers, Washington, D.C. (current partner on Native Universe)

Education Consultants and Other Privately Owned Education Program Providers

Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA
Casa De La Cultura Maya (current partner on Calendar in the Sky)
First Graduate, San Francisco, CA (current partner on Bay Area Teen Science)
Indigenous Education Institute, Friday Harbor, WA (current partner on Native Universe and Imagine Mars through Native Eyes)
Techbridge, Oakland, CA
We Care Solar, Berkeley, CA (current partner on Energy from the Sun)

Education Research and Evaluation

Cornerstone Evaluation Associates Pittsburgh, PA
Dawn Robles, Petaluma, CA
Institute for Learning Innovation, Portland, OR
Lifelong Learning Group, Columbus, OH (current partner on Native Universe)
The Research Group at Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, CA (current partner on Five Stars Pathway, NOVAS, and Energy from the Sun)
Technology for Learning Consortium (TLC), Inc., North Kingstown, RI (current partner on Heliophysics E/PO Forum)

Government Agencies and Initiatives

NASA Ames Research Center (current partner on NOVAS)
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
The National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project, Manassas, VA (current partner on Energy from the Sun)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (current partner on Earth to Sky)
National Park Service (current partner on Earth to Sky)
Sacramento Municipal Utilities District, Sacramento, CA (current partner on Energy from the Sun)
US Fish and Wildlife Service (current partner on Earth to Sky)

Schools and School Districts

Balboa High School, San Francisco, CA (current partner on Bay Area Teen Science)
Carson City School District, NV
Auk Bay Elementary School, Juneau, AK
M.H. Stanley Middle School, Lafayette, CA
Granada High School, Livermore, CA
Horace Mann Middle School, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Unified School District (current partner on Bay Area Teen Science)
Thurgood Marshall High School, San Francisco, CA

Science Centers/Museums

Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL (current partner on Heliophysics E/PO Forum)
American Museum of Natural History/Hayden Planetarium, New York, NY
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ (current partner on Native Universe)
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA (current partner on Bay Area Teen Science)
Chabot Space and Science Center, Oakland, CA (current partner on Bay Area Teen Science)
Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA (current partner on Bay Area Teen Science)
`Imiloa Astronomy Center, Hilo, HI (current partner on Native Universe)
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, D.C. (current partner on Native Universe)
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, Albuquerque, NM
Museum of Science, Boston, MA
Oakland Zoo, Oakland, CA (current partner on Bay Area Teen Science)
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland, OR (current partner on Native Universe)
Powerhouse Science Center, Durango, CO (current partner on Native Universe)
Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond, VA

Universities and Other Institutions of Higher Education

Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, MD (current partner on THEMIS-ARTEMIS)
Cal Tech/Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
Center for New Music and Audio Technologies, UC Berkeley
Coalition for Education and Outreach, UC Berkeley (current partner on Bay Area Teen Science)
Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado Boulder (current partner on Heliophysics E/PO Forum)
Science@Cal, UC Berkeley (current partner on Bay Area Teen Science)
Stephen F. Austen State University, Nacogdoches, TX
UC Museum of Paleontology (current partner on NOVAS)
UC Berkeley Interactive University
UCLA Experimental Space Physics Group, Los Angeles, CA (current partner on ARTEMIS/THEMIS)
UCSF

Youth Centers and Other Youth Service Providers

Girls, Inc. of Alameda, CA (current partner on Five Stars Pathway)
Girls, Inc. of the Island City, CA (current partner on Five Stars Pathway)
RYSE, Richmond, CA (current partner on NOVAS)
YMCE-PG&E Teen Center, Berkeley, CA
Youth Uprising, Oakland, CA

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