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Home Study Program: Technology of Satellites

Home Study Program: Technology of Satellites

This Home Study Program will focus on how the technology of satellites touch our everyday lives in countless ways, down to our youngest learners and their use of technology.

Event Series:

Don't Miss, Home Study Program

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT

Admission:

Nonmember - General Admission plus $5 Home Study Program fee per student. Passport Member - $5 Home Study Program fee per student.

Location:

Space Foundation Discovery Center

Event Details:

With this year’s World Space Week theme being ‘Satellites Improve Life,’ our Home Study Day theme is ‘Technology of Satellites’. The Space Foundation Discovery Center will be teaching about the progression of satellite technology right up to present day CubeSats – which are smaller, more economical satellites to launch, yet still provide valuable data.

This Home Study Program will focus on how the technology of satellites touch our everyday lives in countless ways, down to our youngest learners and their use of technology.

  • Science On a Sphere® presentation – Satellites Role in our Lives
    • Hourly on the :05
  • Lab Experience – How Satellites See?
    • 11:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • LIVE standards based lessons- Tinkercad-CubeSat
    • Two hour long sessions: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
    • Both sessions suitable for grades K-12 (Different grade levels will complete different tasks)
  • El Pomar Space Gallery – Artifact highlights, real world connections
  • Area 52 – Self directed hands on activities and lessons
    • Open all day
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