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Join us: Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17, 2021

The Alamo STEM Ecosystem Conference is a partnership between San Antonio organizations who are committed to providing teachers with innovative resources and relevant professional development. Image CC0

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Saturday, April 17 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Asteroid Explorers! NASA ROADS on Asteroids Student Challenge

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Participants will discuss the ROADS on Asteroids student challenge that gives teams of students in grades 3–12 a chance to tackle a mission to the Vesta asteroid, following in the path of the next discovery. Teams will face challenges including engineering and programming, analysis of biological signatures and geologic features, not to mention flying to collect samples and successfully landing. Participants will gain a better understanding of drones, EV3, Lego Programming Software, and the student challenge activities. Participants will go through the different student activities which will include crater formation, search for life (methane detector), digital microscopes, mission patch design, and robotic exploration.
Physics, Astronomy, Earth Science, Technology, Careers, GT, 3-12

Speakers
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Celena Miller

Education Outreach Coordinator, University of Texas Austin
Celena Miller is the Senior Outreach Program Coordinator for the Texas Space Grant Consortium in Austin, Texas. She has worked for over twelve years in education. During that time, Celena has worked in the Texas public school system, promoting earth and space education to students... Read More →


Saturday April 17, 2021 11:00am - 11:50am CDT
Virtual