Education

Earth to Mars Makes an Impact on Students

2018-06-22T14:03:49+00:00

Thanks to our sponsor, The Family Security Plan, 30 high school students from McKinley Technology High School in Washington, D.C. experienced our Earth to Mars program. The students were challenged with a simulated Space Launch System rocket launch and an engineering design challenge where they had to create the first Mars habitat using 3D printing [...]

Earth to Mars Makes an Impact on Students 2018-06-22T14:03:49+00:00

McKinley Technology High School Students Take on Earth to Mars

2018-05-24T20:42:55+00:00

On May 8, 2018, we hosted McKinley Technology High School students at the Humans to Mars Summit in Washington DC. The sophomore students listened to industry experts talk about the current Mars mission during the morning sessions of the Summit. After the sessions, the students experienced our Earth to Mars program where they successfully launched [...]

McKinley Technology High School Students Take on Earth to Mars 2018-05-24T20:42:55+00:00

Sophomore High School Student Interviews NASA Chief Scientist, Dr. James Green

2018-05-24T20:43:52+00:00

We invited one student from McKinley Technology High School to interview NASA Chief Scientist Dr. James Green after his presentation at the Humans to Mars Summit. The sophomore had the opportunity to ask Dr. Green questions about his presentation, his work at NASA, and what it takes to reach Mars. A special thanks to Orbital [...]

Sophomore High School Student Interviews NASA Chief Scientist, Dr. James Green 2018-05-24T20:43:52+00:00

Challenger Center Announces Recipient of June Scobee Rodgers Innovative Educator Award

2018-05-10T19:38:25+00:00

Washington (May 10, 2018) – Challenger Center today announced that Nancy Rosenbaum, a fifth-grade science teacher at Florida State University Schools (FSUS) is the recipient of the 2018 June Scobee Rodgers Innovative Educator award. The award is named in honor of Challenger Center Founding Chair, June Scobee Rodgers, and it recognizes an outstanding educator who [...]

Challenger Center Announces Recipient of June Scobee Rodgers Innovative Educator Award 2018-05-10T19:38:25+00:00

Houston Community College to Launch Challenger Learning Center

2018-06-22T14:04:45+00:00

HOUSTON [April 12, 2018] – Houston Community College is on a mission to thrill and educate young students in simulated flights to Mars, the Moon and beyond. The flights will blast off at the new Challenger Learning Center, where elementary, middle and high school students will be taught how to apply the STEM subjects of [...]

Houston Community College to Launch Challenger Learning Center 2018-06-22T14:04:45+00:00

STEM Camps – Summer 2018

2018-03-29T17:25:58+00:00

School may soon be over, but learning doesn’t have to stop! At a Challenger Learning Center summer camp, students from all backgrounds can embark on simulated space missions, build LEGO robotics, and learn about the mysteries of the universe all while engaging in fun, hands-on STEM activities. Challenger Learning Center camps provide students with an [...]

STEM Camps – Summer 2018 2018-03-29T17:25:58+00:00

Colorado Springs Students Celebrate Engineers Week

2018-03-09T19:02:12+00:00

  In February, we partnered with Raytheon and the Challenger Learning Center of Colorado to transform more than 100 Colorado Springs students into engineers in celebration of National Engineers Week. Ninth grade students from Lewis Palmer High School, Mitchell High School, Peyton High School, Peyton Online Academy, and St. Mary’s High School became aerospace, mechanical, and structural [...]

Colorado Springs Students Celebrate Engineers Week 2018-03-09T19:02:12+00:00

Challenger Learning Centers Host Eclipse Viewing Events

2017-08-03T16:17:32+00:00

 Community members are invited to participate in eclipse viewing parties, activities, and more   WASHINGTON— August 3, 2017 –  As the country anticipates the solar eclipse on August 21, Challenger Learning Centers are planning a variety of special eclipse events for their community members. The Centers will offer a wide range of activities and programs, [...]

Challenger Learning Centers Host Eclipse Viewing Events 2017-08-03T16:17:32+00:00

Challenger Center and New Matter Announce Selection of Columbia Memorial Space Center as Recipient of MOD-t 3D Printer

2017-08-03T16:36:00+00:00

Partnership Broadening STEM Education in Challenger Learning Centers Across the Country DOWNEY and PASADENA, Calif. – August 2, 2017 – Challenger Center, a leading science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education organization, and New Matter, a leading desktop 3D printing company, today announced that the Challenger Learning Center at the Columbia Memorial Space Center has [...]

Challenger Center and New Matter Announce Selection of Columbia Memorial Space Center as Recipient of MOD-t 3D Printer 2017-08-03T16:36:00+00:00

Safety 101 – Part 2

2017-08-01T14:48:46+00:00

In our first Safety 101 blog, we talked about the importance of viewing the solar eclipse safely, and as the eclipse covers most of North America, on Monday August 21, we want to make sure viewers know exactly how to view this rare phenomenon. To safely view the solar eclipse, follow these guidelines: Stand still [...]

Safety 101 – Part 2 2017-08-01T14:48:46+00:00