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Showing posts with label Education. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Education. Show all posts

Friday, August 31, 2018

Invest in your teens future with U.S. Cyber Camp, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s newest STEM camp


Invest in your teens future with U.S. Cyber Camp, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s newest STEM camp


The U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s newest STEM camp, U.S. Cyber Camp, allows trainees to delve into the world of cyber technologies through blended hands-on experiences and challenges. Trainees learn the ethics and responsibilities of personal data security for safeguarding professional networks and the challenge of an expanding internet of things. This program balances individual instruction with team building. Grade 10-12, Ages 15-18 (2019) $1,599** (includes a Raspberry Pi computer, which students will build and take home.) U.S. Cyber Camp assumes no prior knowledge in cybersecurity and requires only a basic understanding of computers. Students are introduced to careers, meet professionals working in cyber fields and take a tour of Redstone Arsenal.* *As camp participants will tour a U.S. military base, participation in U.S. Cyber Camp is only open to U.S. citizens. Activities:

  • Build computers and networking systems
  • Explore coding using a Raspberry Pi
  • Learn fundamentals of Python programming within a Linux environment
  • Defend systems against cyber threats
  • Engage with cyber professionals to learn about cyber careers


  • Arrival Window: Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (CT)

    Graduation Ceremony: Friday, 1 p.m. (CT)

    Duration: 6 days, 5 nights

    REGISTER HERE


    Reference: www.spacecamp.com
    Note: Raspberry Pi link to Amazon added by Rocket-city.us

    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    A space odyssey: Allen science teacher goes to camp at U.S. Space & Rocket Center


    A space odyssey: Allen science teacher goes to camp at U.S. Space & Rocket Center


    Article Excerpt: "... the Honeywell Educators at Space Academy, hosted by the United States Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Every year, Honeywell offers a scholarship program to send K-12 teachers who apply and are accepted on a five-day space camp to Huntsville. Tuition, meals and accommodations, round-trip airfare, program materials and a flight suit are all included in the scholarship. Chapates applied ..."


    Reference: starlocalmedia.com

    Friday, April 29, 2016

    Provide your input now! Give feedback on new Behavioral Learning Guides for schools


    Huntsville parents, students & teachers encouraged to give feedback on new Behavioral Learning Guides


    Article Excerpt: "... Thursday's arrests of three students at Grissom High School is just one behavioral issue that's happened in Huntsville City Schools this year. Recently, the Huntsville Board of Education unveiled the new "Behavioral Learning Guide" draft ... View the Elementary Behavioral Learning Guide and the Secondary Behavioral Learning Guide..."


    Reference: whnt.com

    Sunday, January 30, 2011

    Studying more than rockets in the 'Rocket City'

    Studying more than rockets in the 'deep south'


    Article Excerpt: "... A city that rarely sees snowfall, Huntsville, Ala., was blanketed the evening of Jan. 9 under several inches of snow following a winter storm that also produced a rare "thundersnow" or lightning flashes. This unique weather event allowed scientists at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and the University of Alabama in Huntsville the opportunity to assemble one of the most detailed snowfall datasets on record for the deep southern tier of the continental United States. ..."


    Reference: www.physorg.com