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07/20/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 20, 2011) -- Early childhood educators from Charles County (Md.) Public Schools are learning lessons to help very young children grasp the basic principles of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). In this week's Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum course, "PreK-2 Early Childhood Space Exploration," teachers in the class are...
07/18/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 18, 2011) -- The Space Across the Curriculum space technology class started on Monday with 26 teachers attending from schools in six states. The teachers are learning hands-on space-themed lessons, adaptable for various grade levels and immediately transferable to the classroom to inspire student interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)."...
07/11/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 11, 2011) -- The Space Foundation's Space Across the Curriculum professional development courses for teachers continue this week in Colorado Springs, Colo., with "Astronomy Principles for the Classroom: Exploring Our Universe and the Search for Life." The course examines astronomy as it relates to astrobiology and the development of life on Earth....
06/28/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 28, 2011) -- Educators from the Pueblo, Colo., area are learning how to use space themes in the classroom to improve their students' science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) interest and skills. The course is offered by the Space Foundation and held at Colorado State University (CSU)-Pueblo."Lunar/Mars Exploration and Base Construction" is a...
06/16/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 16, 2011) -- This week, teachers in the Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum class "PreK-2 Early Childhood Space Exploration," learned age-appropriate, hands-on STEM activities for very young students. The course focuses on national standards and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) principles that can be immediately...
06/13/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 13, 2011) -- The Space Foundation's Space Across the Curriculum courses kick off this morning in Colorado Springs, Colo., with two concurrent week-long sessions:Earth Systems Science: Planetary Geology, which covers what shapes and creates Earth and other planets and moons in our solar system. This course, one of five being offered this summer to...
05/31/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 31, 2011) -- The Space Foundation Discovery Institute hosted a unique robot exhibition this past Saturday when teachers and students from 12 schools along the Colorado Front Range participated in a robotics club seed program sponsored through a grant from The Boeing Company.Several months ago, 12 teachers were selected by the Space Foundation to...
05/24/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 25, 2011) -- On May 25, Dennis Jordan, of Horace Mann Insurance, presented North Middle School mathematics coach Jo Ann Davis with a scholarship to attend one of the Space Foundation's Space Across the Curriculum courses for free. Also at the presentation were Judy Hawkins, principal of North Middle School, and Bryan DeBates, director of education for...
05/22/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 23, 2011) -- Pueblo-area educators can learn how to use space themes in the classroom to improve their students' science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) interest and skills -- at absolutely no cost -- by attending a "Lunar/Mars Exploration and Base Construction" course June 27 - July 1 at Colorado State University (CSU) - Pueblo.This Space Across the...
05/17/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 18, 2011) -- The Space Foundation launched its new Mars Yard today in a ceremony presented cooperatively with Colorado Springs School District 11 (D-11) and the Colorado Springs Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC).The new education lab is the latest addition to the Space Foundation Discovery Institute, which serves as the base location for the...

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