Learn about plans to return humans to the Moon, robotic exploration of Mars, New Mexico’s role in space exploration, and how we can learn about Earth by leaving and looking back. Classes can be offered as standalone, interactive talks, or hands-on maker activities using materials from craft stores that are used in basic science and engineering exercises such as foam-plate gliders, spaghetti towers, Peeps lunar landers, and DVD spectroscopes, or Kitchen Chemistry using items out of the pantry.
Targeted to: 3rd-12th grade
Program Duration: 30 – 60 minutes
In-person options: In classroom or on-site