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Showing posts with label STEM. Show all posts
Showing posts with label STEM. Show all posts

Thursday, November 14, 2019

NASA's Curiosity rover makes a baffling oxygen discovery on Mars


NASA's Curiosity rover makes a baffling oxygen discovery on Mars


Article Excerpt: "... oxygen acted differently. It only makes up a tiny amount of the Martian atmosphere (around 0.16%), but it doesn't follow the expected rises and falls. During spring and summer, the concentration of oxygen was much higher than expected. In fall, it dropped back to predicted levels. Then in winter, it fell below predicted levels. What's going on here? ..."


Reference: www.cnet.com
NASA, Curiosity rover, Mars, #STEM, @STEM, STEM,

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Young students experience adventure in engineering at Redstone Arsenal


Young students experience adventure in engineering


Article Excerpt: "... We need to build the pipeline of STEM talent in our future generations,” Schumacher said. “Adventures in Engineering gives a glimpse into important engineering and analytical activities that are supporting our nation, right here in Huntsville. Our goal is to stimulate interest in STEM with students and let them know about opportunities we have here locally. “The result of engineering ..."


Reference: www.theredstonerocket.com

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

    Thursday, June 25, 2015

    Rising 8th grade girls engage in week-long STEM learning camp


    Rising 8th grade girls engage in week-long STEM learning camp


    Article Excerpt: "... “I’m so honored to be here and meet all these other different girls who love science and to learn more about women in STEM,” Camper Sloane Donovan said. ..."


    Reference: whnt.com