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Event ID:  19029
Contact Name:  Elizabeth Kennick
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Contact Phone:  1-646-490-5576
Organization:  Teachers in Space, Inc.
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Dates:  9th October 2018 to 22nd October 2018
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Type:  On-line
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Country:  United States
State/Province:  NY
City:  New York
Event Name:  Registration 9-22 October for 2018-19 Flight Experiments Program
Event Description:  2018-19 TIS CubeKit Flight Experiments Program: High Altitude to Suborbital High School STEM teachers: How would you and your students like to send a science payload to the edge of space? Teachers in Space's 5-phase program brings space science directly to your classroom. Each module is priced individually and takes about 6 weeks to complete. Registration for Phase 1 runs 9-23 October 2018 (limit 100 teams) and costs $200 per team. Registrants receive 1 TIS CubeFrame kit, an hour of lecture and questions with TIS Board member and recently retired NASA Deputy Director of Technology Jim Adams, and 4 hours of training on Flight Experiments: What can we study? Why study it? Flights available to TIS teams, popular areas of inquiry and recent work, how to choose a testable question and design a practical experiment. Deliverable: Proposal Topic for a Flight Experiment, and additional $400 fee for Phase 2: Arduino Programming (includes pre-soldered Arduino starter kit with UNO board, breadboard, sensors, connectors, data store and additional 5 hours of training). Subsequent phases of the program include Arduino Programming, Data Design, Balloon Mission Planning, Glider flight experiments, and Suborbital Spaceflight Payload Integration. You must be a United States STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) teacher of students between 6th and 12th grades to register a team. Registration will require your contact information, your principal’s contact, names and grades of between 3-9 students, your school name and shipping address, and the $200 registration fee. Registration opens 9 October 2018 at: Learn more here: Questions? Write to:
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