Join the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum for STEM in 30 and explore the effects of space on the humans who travel there, then check out some out-of-this-world Discovery Education resources revealing the wonders of space exploration.
Welcome back to another week of Community STEM. We are ready to share another exciting STEM lab based on some current events. Students and teachers are fascinated by space. This STEM lab will allow creativity and collaboration through the building of a Moon Lander! Sonja Fehlmann, a DEN Star from California, will be introducing this
Did you know that a coffee maker was recently launched into space? It’s true! Bound for the International Space Station (ISS), the SpaceX supply ship carries a variety of necessities for the orbiting astronauts. One of those items is the ISSpresso, a coffee maker specially made to operate in space. According to a NASA document,
Happy Mousey Monday from Mousey and the Discovery Education team! A decade ago on this day, the Spirit Rover was launched, beginning NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover mission. A Mars rover is an automated motor vehicle that moves itself across the surface
Did you know that Velcro was first patented in 1955? Besides being a best friend to children too small to tie their shoes, Velcro has been used in everything from cars to military uniforms. A few years ago the US Army retired Velcro from active duty, due to the fact that it is too noisy,
Did you know that the Mars rover, Curiosity, recently discovered that Mars once had all the building blocks of life on its surface? It’s true! The rover was able to drill into a rock, the first time a robot has ever drilled on another planet, and perform a chemical analysis of what it found. What
After Sally Ride’s passing earlier this week, we were able to update our digital services with a new clip from The PBS NewsHour discussing her work with NASA as the first American woman in space as well as her legacy of inspiring young people to seek careers in science, math, and technology. The addition of