Your classroom curriculum comes alive when your students enjoy the Ultimate Field Trip at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.
The Rocket Center houses more than 1,500 artifacts from America’s space program, including an authentic Saturn V moon rocket and Pathfinder, the world’s only full-scale space shuttle stack.
The U.S. Space & Rocket center is all about STEAM, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, curriculum based instruction. The ultimate field trip includes Hands on STEAM Lab with instructor.
There are educational resources for grades 3-8 and Algerbra 1 posted online at https://www.rocketcenter.com/education/resources
International known, Space Camp is an educational camp on the grounds of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center museum at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. It provides residential and educational programs for children and adults on themes such as space exploration, aviation and robotics. www.spacecamp.com
Marshall Educator Resource Center
NASA established Educator Resource Centers to disseminate agency-related information and materials to the nation’s educational community. ERCs provide expertise and facilities to help formal and informal educators access and use instructional products that emphasize science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. These products are based on NASA’s unique mission and are aligned with national education standards and appropriate state frameworks.
The Marshall Space Flight Center ERC is located at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and is open by appointment only. Educators may reach an education specialist from Marshall’s Office of Academic Affairs by calling 256-544-5812 to schedule a visit.
As a second option, in lieu of visiting the ERC in person, teachers may ask the education specialist for an overview by phone of NASA education resources and learn how to obtain materials electronically. The Academic Affairs office maintains a wealth of formal and informal educator resources at nasa.gov/education. To find resources that support a STEM curriculum, teachers can click on the “For Educators” section to search hundreds of topics by subject, grade level, type and keyword (or go to https://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/index.html)
NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center Educator Resource Center
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