Teachers will able to explore “Spark!Lab,” a hands-on engineering exhibit as well as the current featured exhibit, “Above and Beyond.” This exhibit on the science of flight is set to Next Generation Science Standards. Along with the opportunity to tour the Rocket Center, teachers may also register to win a free Ultimate Field Trip to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center for their class.
Teachers may also sign up to attend a free workshop, “Environmental Control Life Support System (ECLSS): ISS Water Purification Challenge,” on Monday, Jan. 15 from 11 a.m. to noon. This workshop provides a hands-on lesson plan allowing teachers and their students to filter water like an astronaut. Teachers who attend the session will receive one hour of professional development credit.