Each workshop is 2 hours long, and they are available at 10:00 AM and 12:00PM. Workshops include:
Destination Space (Pre-k - 3rd)
This two-hour workshop, facilitated by a Challenger Space Center Flight Director, focuses on the eight planets in our solar system. Through the use of hands-on creative activities, student explore what it takes to be an astronaut. Utilizing teamwork, students are introduced to the different areas of manned space flight.
NEO Landing (4th - 8th Grade)
NASA is entering a new era of human space exploration. By 2025, NASA scientists plan to send an astronaut to a Near-Earth Object (NEO) as a springboard to future Mars missions. A NEO voyage will take three to six months and cover five million miles. Today's students who learn how to live and work on these extended NEO journeys are the space travelers of tomorrow. Excite your students about the possibilities of space exploration with this program designed in accordance with Arizona's 3rd through 5th grade standards. A Challenger Space Center Flight Director leads your students through a two-hour workshop featuring hands-on activity stations, a guided team building activity and a demonstration exploring the properties of light.