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How this collection will be used at Wagner
This collection will be used primarily by the Academy of Science Learning Center, with an emphasis on astronomy and physics classes, and our Air Force Junior ROTC program, but is available to all students who love science.
Goals of the modern space exploration collection:
- Revitalize interest and excitement in humankind’s “final frontier”.
- Assist students in scientific inquiry
- Encourage interest in STEM careers.
- Promote a love of science
Websites of Interest
International Space Station
The International Space Station is a modular space station in low Earth orbit. It is a multinational collaborative project involving five participating space agencies: NASA, Roscosmos, JAXA, ESA, and CSA.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is America’s civil space program and the global leader in space exploration.
NASA's Space Place
Launched in 1998, NASA Space Place's mission is to inspire and enrich upper-elementary-aged kids' learning of space and Earth science online through fun games, hands-on activities, informative articles and engaging short videos. With material in both English and Spanish and resources for parents and teachers, NASA Space Place has something for everyone.
Space.com is the premier source of space exploration, innovation and astronomy news, chronicling (and celebrating) humanity's ongoing expansion across the final frontier.
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