Astronaut Career Exploration STEM Challenge (distance learning)
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Will you be the first person to visit Mars? In this Astronaut Career Exploration STEM Challenge teenage students will see if they have what it takes to succeed in a career as an astronaut! This self-guided distance learning career exploration mini course will help teens to learn what an astronaut does, test drive the career through fun online activities, and help them practice skills and mindsets needed to become an astronaut. Delivered in interactive GoogleSlides and PDF formats including:
1. online astronaut career exploration resources including virtual job shadow YouTube video, career information sheet in English and Spanish, and two 'experiments in space' activities
2. short quiz with answer key
3. Human Space Flight 101 with interactive online resources and discussion questions
4. Download the Universe simulator with guiding questions (requires a free open source software download of SpaceEngine)
5. Make Your Own Digital Space Camp Challenge with student friendly step by step directions
6. project rubric (1 page googledoc)
7. links to additional resources to explore careers in space
This Challenge is provided as one cohesive Google Slides and PDF document with embedded links to corresponding online activities for easy uploading and sharing in your online classroom! All activities are designed to be completed independently using only simple materials and online resources, taking at least 3 hours for students to complete - a fun distance learning activity!
Directly aligned with MS-ESS1-2 and MS-ESS1-3 as well as TEKS.SCI.7.9.B, TEKS.SCI.6.11.C, TEKS.SCI.6.2.E, and TEKS.SCI.7.2.D.
More Space STEM Career Exploration Resources
- NASA + STEM Careers Webquest - FREE!
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- Intro to Aerospace Engineering Challenge
- Asteroid Miner Lesson Plan
- Physics STEM Challenge
- Rocket Science STEM Challenge
- Make Your Own Planet Elementary STEM Project
- Amazing Space Discoveries & STEM Careers googleslide
- Astronaut STEM Challenge
- Space Careers Poster
- and many more space STEM activities!
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