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Schools-to-Space® to present at the 2016 High Impact Technology Exchange Conference

Schools-to-Space® Coordinator, Gregory N. Cecil, will be presenting “Classroom Laboratory at the Edge of Space: Introducing the Mini-Cube Program,” and “Teaching Human Spaceflight in the Secondary Classroom” at the 2016 High Impact Technology Exchange (HI-TEC) Conference in Pittsburgh July 25th - 28th. “HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological education where secondary and post...
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Schools-to-Space® Visits Merritt Island Christian School in Florida

    Schools-to-Space® visited Merritt Island Christian School the latter part of April.  The award winning movie, “I Want to be an Astronaut,” which was originally premiered on the ISS, was screened for 35 students and staff.  Schools-to-Space® is a licensed screener for the movie which was produced and filmed by David Ruck. “I Want to be an Astronaut” is the story of a young high s...
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SpaceTEC®’s Schools-to-Space® Participates in the 2016 AFA STEM Teacher’s Workshop

  The Air Force Association Miami-Homestead chapter, along with the Miami-Dade County School District, held a STEM Teachers Workshop at the George T. Baker Aviation Technical College.  SpaceTEC®’s Schools-to-Space® Coordinator, Gregory Cecil, taught a 2 hour workshop on the Mini-Cube Program during the daylong event.  Approximately 20 STEM instructors from the Miami-Dade County School District ...
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SpaceTEC® Schools-to-Space® Program Assists Student STEM Experiments Aboard the Airbus Perlan Mission II

SpaceTEC®’s Schools-to-Space® Program is a proud co-sponsor of 10 student teams that were selected by Teachers in Space as winners of its Airbus Perlan Mission II CubeSat Flight Experiment contest. The teams, who come from schools in Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, New York, Oregon, and Puerto Rico, will be the first scientists in history to test global warming and other theories by capturing un...
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SpaceTEC® Schools-to-Space® Participates in STEM Night at DeLaura Middle School

  November 2015, SpaceTEC®’s Schools-to-Space® Outreach Program participated at Delaura Middle School’s STEM night.  Schools-to-Space® Coordinator Gregory Cecil taught two classes, consisting of middle school students and their parents, about the aerospace technician’s role in building satellites.  Students were taught what satellites are, how many are in orbit around the Earth, what they ...
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SpaceTEC® Schools-to-Space® Participates in Manufacturing Day 2015

SpaceTEC®’s Schools-to-Space® Program participated in the STEM Showcase hosted by Craig Technologies in Cape Canaveral Florida for Manufacturing Day 2015 last October.  SpaceTEC representatives met with parents, students, educators, business leaders, elected officials, and members of the community during the one day event. “Manufacturing Day (www.mfgday.com)  is a growing grassroots movement dedi...
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SpaceTEC® Schools-to-Space® Program Co-Sponsors STEM Event in Whitehall Michigan

  SpaceTEC®’s Schools-to-Space®, along with the Alcoa Foundation and movie producer David Ruck,  was the proud cosponsor of the weeklong STEM event, the screening of the award winning movie “I Want to be an Astronaut” and panel discussion, in October of 2015 at the Howmet Playhouse in Whitehall Michigan.  Over 1,300 middle school students attended the weeklong screenings and interacted wit...
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Schools-to-Space® Participates in Brevard County School District’s STEM Mini-Conference

  On September 28th, 2015, SpaceTEC®'s Schools-to-Space® participated in Brevard County School District’s STEM Mini-Conference.  Representatives from School-to-Space® spoke with nearly 300 STEM instructors throughout the day, and introduced them to SpaceTEC®'s Schools-to-Space® Program.  Teachers learned about the new Schools-to-Space website, www.Schools-to-Space.com, and how to use it as...
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Schools-to-Space® Free 4 Hour STEM Educator Workshop

  SpaceTEC®, a National Resource Center for Aerospace Technical Education and partially funded by the National Science Foundation, has instituted a Schools-to-Space® Outreach Program to encourage secondary school students to consider STEM careers in the aerospace industry. As part of our Schools-to-Space® Outreach Program, SpaceTEC® will be hosting two free 4 hour afternoon (1-5 pm) works...
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