Space Exploration

A collection of content related to Space Exploration. 

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  • May 5 - National Astronaut Day
  • May 7 - National Space Day

 

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Space Heroes Learning Activity | S.C. Hall of Fame
Space Heroes Learning Activity | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Research each astronaut in the S.C. Hall of Fame videos, Charles M. Duke, Jr., Ronald Erwin McNair and Charles F. Bolden, Jr. Create a slide on each that includes at least five facts and a photo for...
Focusing The Universe, Part 3
Focusing The Universe, Part 3

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EXPIRES: 1/8/2022 Peter Strittmatter, the new director of Steward Observatory, helped dramatically increase the power of ground-based telescopes in the early 1970’s. Strittmatter’s vision transformed...
Focusing The Universe, Part 2
Focusing The Universe, Part 2

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EXPIRES: 1/8/2022 New global realities brought about by World War II and the Cold War drastically changed the field of science, including astronomy. Steward Observatory would play a prominent role in...
Focusing The Universe, Part 1
Focusing The Universe, Part 1

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EXPIRES: 1/8/2022 Throughout most of human history, it was believed that the Milky Way was the only solar system in the universe. However, with improvements in telescope technology, we can now see...
NASA STEM @ Home Resources | NASA Online
NASA STEM @ Home Resources | NASA Online

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Resources that students/parents/caregivers may use for at-home learning are available here: K-4 @ Home Learning: https://www.nasa.gov/stem-at-home-for-students-k-4.html 5-8 @ Home Learning: https:/...
Virtual Classroom: Astronaut Charles Duke
Virtual Classroom: Astronaut Charles Duke

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For the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Apollo 16 astronaut General Charles Duke sits down with students Jose Lopez, Jonathan Luines, and Morgan Swygert, to discuss his experiences as...