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Galaxy. Asteroids. Cosmos. Solar System. World Space Week is here, and it’s time to geek out on all things space! Celebrated across the world from Oct 4 to Oct 10, #WorldSpaceWeek commemorates the scientific and technological advancements that have been instrumental to the benefit of human lives.
The theme for 2021 is “Women in Space,” highlighting the achievements and contributions of all the amazing women who have impacted the global space community and paved the way for future generations.
We’ve compiled a list of resources, from Super Simple Science activities, Biographies, Career Profiles, and Lesson ideas to help you with this weeklong celebration!
Engineering Challenge Landing on Mars
In this Engineering Challenge, from our Bring Science Alive! Space program, students work together to design the landing mechanism of a spacecraft landing on Mars.
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Investigation – What Tools Do Scientists Use to Explore Space
In this small group investigation from our Bring Science Alive! Exploring Science Practices program, students design and build telescopes to practice the engineering design process.
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Super Simple Science Activity – Your Mission to Explore Other Planets
Take your students on a fun mission to explore other planets in Bring Science Alive! Exploring Science Practices Grade 5 program.
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From Aerospace Engineers, Astronauts, and Robotics Engineers to Computer Scientists, it takes all kinds of skilled people to enable human expansion across the solar system and to bring back to Earth new knowledge and opportunities.
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Biographies of Women in Space
Get inspired by reading about the contributions and journeys of some of these women in space. Sign in to your TCI Bring Science Alive! program account to explore these featured biographies.