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Learning Space 98: Summer Science

It’s summer, and that means bored-child season. We have a cure though: Science. There are a ton of activities that you can do with your child, or with all the kids in the neighborhood. We don’t have time in our one hour to go over all the best, or even all our favorites, but hopefully […]

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“Once Upon a Time” with Rosetta

Although the Philae lander has gone to sleep, the Rosetta spacecraft continues its mission studying Comet 67p/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. You can share its story in an adorable format with your students or kids with “Once Upon a Time” by the European Space Agency. It stars the satellite, Rosetta, as an adorable character, along with Philae. You can […]

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Contest for European Teachers

Want to go to Greece this summer to learn more about various teaching portals on the web? If you’re a primary or secondary teacher in Europe, you can win a trip to the Open Discovery Space summer school in Greece in 2015! Our partners at the Galileo Teacher Training Program are making it possible for […]

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Praising Kids A No-No?

There’s a running joke, or maybe it’s a complaint, about how “kids these days” get too many awards and too much praise. Maybe that’s not so far from the truth? At least that’s the conclusion of child psychologists these days (pdf). Or, at least, simple praise applied in all situations isn’t productive. This might be related […]

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Cosmic Castaways

Summary: This activity is designed to allow students to understand the structure of galaxies and nature of galaxy collisions. They will: watch a planetarium show, build their own galaxy, and engage with an interactive simulation illustrating how galaxies collide and merge gravitationally. Downloads (Updated 7 April 2014): [Word 21 MB], [PDF 21.4 MB] Grade Level: appropriate for […]

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CosmoQuest is a partnership of numerous institutions around the globe and
is produced at the STEM Center at SIUE.
To find out how your organization can get involved, email getinvolved (at) cosmoquest org.