News Briefs

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...
04/21/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 21, 2011) -- The Space Foundation is selling posters, postcards and art prints featuring six stunning Space Shuttle designs - and using the proceeds to fund STARS classroom-enrichment programs and teacher scholarships to Space Across the Curriculum courses.Beautiful Design, Great Price, Free Shipping The digital designs - created exclusively for the Space Foundation...
03/25/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 25, 2011) -- Four students of Space Foundation Teacher Liaison Kimberley Klein have won first place in the national 2010 NASA OPTIMUS PRIME Spinoff Award video contest sponsored by NASA and Hasbro.The contest asked students in two age groups, 3rd - 5th grade and 6th - 8th grade, to create short videos that demonstrate how technologies developed for space can be...
03/10/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 11, 2011) -- Teachers, sign up now to learn how to use space themes and concepts in the classroom and to earn professional development credit or even master's degree credits.The Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum courses focus on national standards and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) principles. These full-day, week-long classes are...
03/08/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 8, 2011) -- A new addition to the 27th National Space Symposium for 2011 is an art contest with the theme, "Human Space Travel in the Year 2020." Grand prize and first place winners will be announced by former NASA astronaut Capt. Robert L. Curbeam, Jr., USN (Retired), on Wednesday, April 13, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., during the 27th...
02/18/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 18, 2011) -- Students in PreK-12th grade are invited to enter the Space Foundation art contest, "Human Space Travel in the Year 2020." Grand prize and first place winners will be announced by former NASA astronaut Capt. Robert L. Curbeam, Jr., USN (Retired), at the 27th National Space Symposium, to be held April 11-14, 2011, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado...
01/23/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 24, 2011) -- The Space Foundation supports teachers and PreK-20 students with a comprehensive experiential, cross-curricular, standards-based curriculum that integrates science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) into all content areas. In that spirit, the Space Foundation is co-hosting "The Space Exploration Seminar" in cooperation with Colorado State...
01/19/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 19, 2011) -- New to the National Space Symposium for 2011 is an art contest with the theme, "Human Space Travel in the Year 2020." Students in PreK-12th grade are invited to enter the contest, co-sponsored by ARES Corporation, Fisher Space Pen Co. and the Space Foundation.Grand prize and first place winners will be announced by former NASA astronaut CAPT...

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