August's Groovy Box - LUNAR LAUNCH!
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Sneak Peek! Introducing August's groovy box theme "Lunar Launch"
STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
STEMist n. Expert in applying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Explorer, creator, inventor!
5, 4, 3, 2, 1...Count down to "Lunar Lanch" - Groove on over to Groovy Lab in a Box and JOIN NOW! to do the "E" in STEM!
This month's groovy Engineering Design Challenge: You are a groovy aerospace engineer and the head of Project Apollo contracted by NASA during the Apollo era in 1969. Using only the materials in your Groovy Lab in a Box, can you design, build, and launch a rocket which travels the farthest vertical distance to the Moon?
During your Engineering Design Process, you will build and launch several different types of groovy rockets. Explore force and motion; Newton's Third Law: Action - Reaction, investigate potential and kinetic energy associated with rockets, the groovy history of the Apollo 11 mission - the first lunar landing of the lunar module "Eagle" in 1969 - and much, much more. Acquire various science and engineering practices aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards. Groovy Lab in a Box is hands-on STEM, project based learning made FUN! Plus, all STEMists get access to the Beyond...in a Box, a special web portal for additional groovy STEM fun!
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When kids “engineer” their very own original designs, they are doing the "E" in STEM! Next Generation Science Standards blended with project-based learning. Hands-on Investigations &Engineering Design Challenge in every groovy box!
STEMists do the "E" in STEM - Engineering Design Process for little engineers. Ages 8+
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