NASA Selects Informal Learning Institutions to Engage Next Generation
NASA’s Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) program has selected four informal education organizations to promote STEM learning and help inspire the next generation of explorers.
Congratulations, Exploration Place!
Their Design Build Fly was recognised as an Innovative Example of Intentional Practice by the American Alliance of Museums.
Go on a Mars Mission with Mars Base Eagle
Wings of Eagles Discovery Center has released three Mars Mission Operations Manuals, full of compelling science lessons for middle school students.
A Winning Video About a Winning Program!
The WEX Foundation's video about their Lunar Caves Analog Test Sites (LCATS) project received Facilitators' Choice recognition in the National Science Foundation's STEM for All Video showcase.
Taking Flight at Edventure
Now Open! FLIGHT incorporates real airplanes throughout the exhibit - including right through the wall! In addition to "flying" a Boeing 757 emerging from the side of the building, visitors experience a learning theater made from airplane fuselage and seats, a "Flight School" with Boeing 777 simulators, an airplane manufacturing robot, a paper airplane test flight station, and more.
Exploring Life in Space Together
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis has created a major new exhibition, Beyond Spaceship Earth, that immerses families in life on the International Space Station. Award #NNX14AD06A
Discovering a City's Stars
The Franklin Institute Science Museum proves astronomy is indeed part of the urban experience by empowering community-­‐based organizations across Philadelphia to provide STEM learning in their neighborhoods. Award #NNX12AL21G