NASA exploration camp

http://spacecenter.org/education-programs/day-camps/registration/

NASA exploration campp  is a 10-day educational and cultural tour to U.S.A., an opportunity for students to work together, gain, share knowledge and get trained in World’s best possible infrastructure and facilities under the supervision of eminent Scientists.
The voyage brings together the essence of all aspects of a great trip in one fabulous package viz. great leisure, world class entertainment, unparalleled education, cutting edge technology and truly out-of-this World experience.
NASA Trip provides a great opportunity for every student to achieve his lifelong dream of getting closer to stars, organized in collaboration with Kennedy Space Centre, Florida, NASA.
NASA trip is a 10-day educational and cultural tour to U.S.A., an opportunity for students to work together, gain, share knowledge and get trained in world’s best possible infrastructure and facilities under the supervision of eminent scientists. The voyage brings together the essence of all aspects of a great trip i.e. great leisure, world class entertainment, unparalleled education, cutting edge technology and heavenly experience.
A lifetime opportunity to personally meet & interact with eminent Scientists as well as Astronomers from NASA. A fantabulous package of International Exposure, along with cutting edge technology having Global Entertainment.

http://www.spacecamp.org.hk/index_en.php?id=4

Program designed for students from 5th to 11th grade.

 

Kennedy Space Center (KSC), NASA, offers a wonderful educational and entertainment experience to students and people of all ages. Here students get a chance to explore, experience and interact through space shuttle mission simulations. It’s an enriching experience that comes once in a lifetime.

 

Orlando, where KSC is situated, is itself a world class tourist destination. Its home to few of the world’s largest theme parks viz. the Disney’s World, Sea World and Universal Studios.

 

Highlights of the Tour

 

.   Three days of guided instruction at Kennedy Space Center, NASA, led by experienced educators.

.   A guided NASA bus tour, which includes an exclusive KSC guide tour booklet.

.   Camp KSC Certificates of completion.

.   All activity materials and supplies.

.   Customized program preparation and development by a KSC Senior Educator.

.   Enriching space activities.

.   Chance to witness first hand challenges faced by astronauts.

.   Two camp KSC T-shirts.

.   Autographed Astronaut Souvenirs.

.   Camp KSC Nametags.

.   Disney World.

.   Universal Studio / Sea World.

 

NASA Trek : Itinerary

Day – 1

  • Arrival at Mumbai Airport,
  • Kids with Parents flight to NYC

 

Day – 2

  • Arrival at NYC – Orlando- Proceed to Cocoa beach
  • Arrival at JFK airport
  • Meet and greet
  • Meal – Snack
  • Proceed to airport for flight to Orlando
  • Pick up from the airport and depart for Cocoa beach
  • Check-in to Hotel
  • Packed Indian Dinner
  • Overnight at hotel

 

Day – 3

  • Break fast at the Hotel
  • Depart for Kennedy Space Centre
  • Space Camp Begins
  • Lunch will be provided at KSC
  • Depart KSC for Hotel
  • Evening shopping time at Wal-Mart
  • Dinner at Indian Restaurant
  • Overnight stay at Hotel

 

Day – 4

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Depart for Kennedy Space Centre
  • Space Camp
  • Lunch will be provided at KSC
  • Depart KSC for Hotel
  • Evening – Movie
  • Dinner at Indian Restaurant
  • Overnight stay at Hotel

 

Day – 5

  • Breakfast at Hotel and check out
  • Depart for Kennedy Space Centre
  • Space Camp
  • Lunch will be provided at KSC
  • Depart KSC for Orlando
  • Check in at Hotel Hampton Inn – Orlando
  • Indian Dinner
  • Overnight at Hotel

 

Day – 6

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Transfer to Disney World / Sea World
  • Packed Indian lunch
  • Indian Dinner
  • Overnight at hotel

 

Day – 7

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Transfer to Universal Studios
  • Packed Indian lunch
  • Indian Dinner
  • Overnight at hotel

 

Day – 8

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Transfer to Airport for New York
  • Market Visit at New York
  • Indian Dinner
  • Overnight at hotel

 

Day – 9

  • Breakfast at Hotel and checkout
  • Half day city tour of New York City
  • Lunch at Indian Restaurant
  • Airport Drop-off for Air India flight back India

 

Day – 10-11

  • Arrival at Mumbai Airport

 

 

Here are some links you might find helpful.

 

 

Digital Learning Network- (bring NASA to your class)

http://www.nasa.gov/offices/education/programs/national/dln/index.html#.UhZpj3fld8E

 

 

ARES education:

http://ares.jsc.nasa.gov/ares/education/index.cfm

 

In flight downlinks from the ISS

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/teachingfromspace/students/downlinks.html#.UhZf_GeHvfQ

 

Summer of Innovation-

http://www.nasa.gov/offices/education/programs/national/summer/home/index.html

 

Teaching from Space:

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/teachingfromspace/home/index.html

 

 

Check out NASA.gov and under education you will find a variety of lessons and activities.

 

Have a great day!

 

Thank you for reaching out to NASA.   We are delighted to learn of your interest in participating in NASA activities.  We hope the following information will be useful to you.

 

Please peruse our NASA Education website at www.nasa.gov/education.  You can search for various NASA opportunities based on grade, and you can also search for NASA resources available online.  I am not aware of any specific skype opportunities.

 

Because of current budgetary constraints, at this time we are unsure which activities will be continued next year.  We encourage you to watch NASA TV (http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html), updates are often provided there.

 

For updates by email, please sign up for our NASA email list at http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/Express_Landing.html.

 

The NASA Visitor’s Centers (VCs) offer a wide range of activities and programs for students of all ages.  Each VC is different, with its own set of programs.  There are fees associated with these VCs, so please be sure to contact them directly for details and additional information.  For a list of the VCs, please visit:  http://www.visitnasa.com/   Examples of what you can find in various NASA VCs include:

 

  • International Camp Kennedy Space Center:  Students of ages 8-17 can experience three days of interactive and educational fun with space shuttle mission simulations, the chance to learn about the everyday challenges astronauts face, and tours of Kennedy Space Center.  Fees apply.  For more information, please visit:  http://www.kennedyspacecenter.com/international-camp.aspx

 

  • International Student Astronaut Training Experience (ATX):  Designed for students in grades 5-12, this 4-hour program will immerse students the world of astronauts for a enriching and fun space adventure. ATX is held at the U.S Astronaut Hall of Fame®, just west of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.  For astronaut training pricing information and availability, please visit http://www.kennedyspacecenter.com/international-student-atx.aspx

 

  • Space Camp:  Known as the premier science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program in the United States, there are opportunities for students in grades 4-12 as well as educators.  Hands-on activities, classroom instruction, teamwork, decision-making and leadership are all part of the camps operation.  For pricing and availability, please visit:  http://www.spacecamp.com/about

 

  • Space School:  This week-long program is offered year-round.  The Junior Program is for students that are 12-14 years old.  The Senior Program is for students that are 15-18 years old.  For a look at the schedule, fees, and other details, please visit:  http://www.spacecenter.org/SpaceSchool.html

 

We encourage you to reach out to the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) as they may be a great resource to you.  There may also be opportunities for you with some of the world’s other space agencies. For a view of NASA’s International Cooperation please visit: http://oiir.hq.nasa.gov/globablreach2008.pdf.

In the future, you may also be interested in applying to a non-NASA program such as the International Space University (ISU). This provides graduate-level training to future leaders of the emerging global space community at its Central Campus in Strasbourg, France, and at locations around the world. www.isunet.edu.

http://www.challenger.org/

Challenger Learning Center Richmond at the MathScience Innovation Center

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