If you are a teacher or parent or work with youth and looking to collaborate for online and hands on activities. We are helping! We have small hands on projects, that we can suggest, that takes regular classroom inventory that can be mailed at little cost. Example- teach motion with engineering activities- https://www.teachengineering.org/lessons/view/cub_catapult_lesson01 and build a catapult with craft sticks, rubber band and spoon https://childsci.org/popsicle-stick-catapult/ to enhance the learning experience.

Teach science concepts about the solar system, with play-do and learn the size of the moon and earth; https://stereo.gsfc.nasa.gov/classroom/scales.shtml or use a long piece of calculator tape to learn how big the solar system is https://www.lcps.org/cms/lib4/VA01000195/Centricity/Domain/15490/Paper%20Tape%20Solar%20System.pdf.

Learn about planets and build a rover to go to Mars then afterward use NASA 3D interactive app to film your rover in action. But, first build it with a paper plate, milk or bottle cap lids, straws, balloon and bamboo skewers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDS_4LgOs7A

You can use your own curriculum, get something off the internet or we will help you by making suggestions from top and trusted curriculum providers with free access- like MIT, Teach Engineering, 4H, NASA, Lego and more.

Speaking of NASA, catch the astronomy activities from NASA Space Place that require little investment; but, lots of engagement. https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/

Just email me at cbishop1@wvstateu.edu. We are here to help!

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