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Event ID:  276
Contact Name:  Jay Staker
Contact Email:  jstaker@iastate.edu
Contact Phone:  5152948417
Organization:  Iowa Space Grant Consortium
Event Web Site:  www.ia.spacegrant.org
Dates:  4th October 2007 to 10th October 2007
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Type:  School
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Country:  United States
State/Province:  IA
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Event Name:  Space Week Science Challenge
Event Description:  Space Week Science Challenge is an Iowa competition for you in K-12. The challenge is based on 5 short audio programs with Phil Christensen and Jim Rice from Arizona State University discussing Mars exploration past, present, and future. In addition classrooms will use the Marsbound! Mission to the Red Planet simulation from the MarsEd program at Arizona State University. The Challenge runs from October 4 to October 10.
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Report on the Results:  Space Week Mars interviews were broadcast Monday through Friday during Space Week and were also available for download from the Iowa Space Grant Consortium Website. Four classrooms sent entries for the contest and winning classes were first grade class from Harlan, Iowa and eight grade classes from Tripoli, Iowa. Winning classrooms will receive telescopes and the Tripoli classes won a trip to the Science Station in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Two participating teachers also won a trip to the Space Exploration Educators Conference at Space Center Houston.
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Media Impressions:  250000
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