New Educational Collaboration Announced Between Space Foundation and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space

  Space Foundation’s Teacher Liaison program and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space’s Space Station Ambassador Program are joining forces New collaboration will double the impact of existing educational programs Partnership extends the reach of programs to 1,000-plus educators and tens of thousands of students worldwide COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 17,…

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Space Foundation Discovery Center Now Hosting Live Virtual Field Trips and Birthday Parties

The current pandemic we’re enduring has unfortunately led to a scarcity of school field trips and birthday parties. Although that’s out of necessity, it’s also a huge loss for today’s children as it deprives them of some of the most memorable and developmentally essential aspects of their young lives. To offset these deficiencies, Space Foundation…

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Space Foundation Signs MOU with UAE’s Al Suwaidi Private Office & Group

Partnership Crafted to Build New Generations of Talent and Opportunity COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Abu Dhabi, UAE — September 15, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Al Suwaidi Private Office & Group of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

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Take Advantage Now of Space Foundation’s Free On-Demand STEM Webinar Series Funded by Lockheed Martin

The Space Foundation, with the support of Lockheed Martin, is offering a 15 series on-demand webinar event of space-inspired STEM activities and career pathway discussions geared toward middle and high school students that also benefits parents and teachers. The goal is to support the development of students to become lifelong STEM learners, to grow a…

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Space Foundation to Offer On-Demand STEM Content Funded by Lockheed Martin

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 14, 2020) — The Space Foundation and Lockheed Martin are helping students “Avoid the Summer Slide” by providing on-demand STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) content online starting May 18. “Learning is lifetime exercise and this summer, we want to do our part to help students sharpen their STEM skills and ready…

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Space Foundation Junior Space Entrepreneur Program Wins Honorable Mention in Fast Company 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards

New York, April 28, 2020 — The winners of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring the businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that are actively engaged and deeply committed to flattening the curve when it comes to the climate crisis, social injustice, or economic inequality. The Junior Space Entrepreneur Program (JSEP),…

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Space Foundation Announces New Auxilia Webinar Series to Support Teachers, Parents, and Students

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 1, 2020) — The Space Foundation’s team of educators has created a new webinar series now available free online to help teachers and parents keep students engaged in learning while at home. The webinars cover such information as how to use Zoom, write grants, create a scale Play-Doh solar system, map with…

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Educators: Take Advantage of Social Distancing Time by Applying for These Grants

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Have some downtime as a result of school closures? Make the best of the situation by using this time to apply for STEM-related education grants. We’ve collected a comprehensive list of links to available grants, and brief descriptions of each, so you can easily understand which grants are appropriate for your funding needs and access…

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Educators: Space Foundation Will Offer Free Live Grant-Writing Session on Zoom March 25

During this time when schools are closed, kids are at home, and teachers are developing e-learning lessons, the Space Foundation is offering a variety of free resources to help educators make good use of time at home. On Wednesday, March 25, Space Education Specialist Jodie Guillen will present a free live Zoom session on grant…

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For Teachers: Free Professional Development Videos to Access During School Closures

Ashlie Smith

If you’re an educator and find that you have a little extra time on your hands due to school closures mandated to prevent the spread of coronavirus, now is the perfect time to take advantage of these free professional development videos created by the Space Foundation. The video series spans a wide variety of topics,…

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