5th Grade


Advanced NASA Robotics I

August 14, 2017 - August 18, 2017

Grades: 4, 5

Be a part of NASA’s robotic movement! What are NASA scientists and engineers creating? How are robots utilized in our world and in space? Can you engineer your own Mars Rover? Answer all these questions during this week of advanced robotics adventures. Investigate the world of 3D printing and learn how astronauts are using a 3D printer on the International Space Station. Jump into Lego Robotics and discover all the programming behind the scenes!

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Max Speed I

June 26, 2017 - June 30, 2017

Grades: 4, 5

Live life on the fast track and explore the world of engineering race cars! How much force does it take to stop a race car? How fast is Supersonic? What are Newton’s Laws of Motion and how do they apply to cars on a racetrack? Discover the answers while you design your own race car model and learn about the exciting world of high-speed vehicles.

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Science Explorers III

July 3, 2017 - July 7, 2017

Grades: 4, 5

Explore Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy, and Engineering through hands-on experiments for each type of science. See the Earth as you have never seen it before with NASA Earth+, World Wind, and many more 3D imaging modules. Experience extreme weather, terrestrial creatures, plate tectonics, and all the dynamic and Earth-shattering phenomenon that occur on our home planet. Find out what makes our planet so unique!

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Intro to NASA Robotics I

July 10, 2017 - July 14, 2017

Grades: 4, 5

Enter the robot revolution! Robots galore for young scientists to explore and use and see how robots are everywhere in our daily lives. Find out what a robot really is when you build your own robot in our NASA Robotics Lab. Experiment with different types of robots. Enjoy programming robot races, while also learning about NASA’s latest and coolest space tech. Discover the interesting ways robots our used in our world and in space!

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Bound for Mars I

July 17, 2017 - July 21, 2017

Grades: 4, 5

Ever since man first looked up to the skies, we have been interested in the stars. Tour the universe as you move from the planets and moons of our solar system, and extend outward to the stars in the Milky Way. Pack your bags for a trip to the Red Planet! What do you need to survive on Mars? Find out what Curiosity has taught us about the Red Planet and learn the challenges of exploring a planet with a rover. Build your own Mars rover and practice landing your rover safely when participating in an egg drop competition!

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Blast Off! III

July 24, 2017 - July 28, 2017

Grades: 4, 5

Space may be the final frontier, but getting there requires rockets! Become a rocketeer when you try your hand at rocket science. Experiment with types of fuel to see which causes the biggest blast, create edible rockets, AND build your own stomp rockets to challenge friends for highest lift-off!

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Engineer It! I

July 31, 2017 - August 4, 2017

Grades: 4, 5

Explore engineering from simple machines to complex designs within the world of Rube Goldberg. Take into account multiple physics principles as you build your own Rube Goldberg Machine. From your basic marble run to a high tech “switcheroo,” work as a team to design and build a machine to perform a secret task. Experiment with forces to observe Newton’s Laws of Motion in action. Experiment with the forces of friction to discover how it resists movement as we do work. Meet engineers and learn how they design, implement, and test ideas of their own. Put your know-how to the test… Can you hit your target?

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Flight Lab I

August 7, 2017 - August 11, 2017

Grades: 4, 5

It’s a bird…it’s a plane…it’s the science of flight! Take an aviation adventure as you explore the world of flight. Our Mysteries of Flight demonstration will show you first hand the forces of flight. Explore the effects of thermals on natural flight, and learn how to overcome coastal winds. Test your skills with the Smart Skies interactive program to see if you could become an Air Traffic Controller. Learn to read a flight chart, review flight characteristics, and find out what a day in the life of a pilot is all about from a present day airline pilot. Engage in aviation fun while learning about some of coolest aircraft and unmanned aircraft systems being developed by NASA engineers and scientists.

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