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Junior Space Entrepreneur Program

Preparing tomorrow’s youth to secure STEM positions within the aerospace industry through Immersive Education

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Junior Space Entrepreneur Program

Launching 01/13/20

Preparing tomorrow’s youth to secure STEM positions within the aerospace industry through Immersive Education. JSEP places students in real-world scenarios that connect to real-world career possibilities.

Students Learn:

  • 21st Century Essential Skills
  • Business skills
  • Entrepreneur skills
  • Project management
  • Mentorship
  • Lifelong STEM Learning

Using Immersive Education students experience real-world career possibilities centered around a human and robotic mission to Mars. Students learn how to run their own space company and how to become entrepreneurs. As the capstone project, students develop a technology transfer product that will benefit humanity. The product is pitched “Shark Tank Style” to sharks who also act as mentors for the students.

Global Workforce Skills Needed in the 21st Century

  • Critical thinking
  • Complex problem solving
  • Creativity
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Leadership
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Social intelligence
  • Decision making
  • Cognitive flexibility
  • Cognitive load management
  • Innovation
  • Virtual collaboration
  • Cross cultural competency
  • New media literacy
  • Initiative
  • Productivity
  • Ethics, action and accountability
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Goal setting
  • Imagination
  • Oral and written communication skills

Partners:


**The video above shows the teacher pilot run in the summer of 2019 for 26 teachers from 16 states.**


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