Education

We are building the next generation of space leaders...

... and improving the overall quality of education through teacher, student and community programs that use space themes to promote interest and skills in space-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics (S-STEM).

Major Milestone 

Last fall, coincident with the opening of the Northrop Grumman Science Center, featuring Science On a Sphere® (SOS), we tested the first components of our Sphere program, including Wonders of the Universe, a series of Space Foundation-developed standards-based PreK-12 programs that link SOS demonstrations and lectures with hands-on activities.

During September and early October, almost 350 students from 11 Colorado schools participated in sessions that were rigorously evaluated to ensure that the content meets state and national education standards and that teaching methods are effective.

The classes are now available to classroom teachers, school districts and other educational institutions, including public and private schools, colleges and universities offering education curriculum; and home school organizations.

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Our education programs use space themes to build enthusiasm for and skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

We reached students, teachers and communities with a wide variety of programs throughout the year.

See where we taught Space Across the Curriculum courses and who won scholarships.