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NASA GIRLS and BOYS Lesson Packets

Your mentor will tell you which of these options you need to go to for each week. If he or she hasn’t told you yet, just ask!

Parent Preparation: There is only one week where you will need to prepare. For week 3′s engineering activities, there are a few supplies necessary to obtain before your session. The list can be obtained at the links below. However, if you prefer not to have an activity requiring supplies, just email us. We will find an alternative choice.

For the other weeks, neither you nor the student needs to prepare. The activity will be done with the mentor during your one hour session.

Most importantly, have fun!

Week 1: Science
Option 1: Interstellar Trip
Option 2: Design Your Own Planet
*Mac compatibility with this website is not perfect
Option 3: Extracting DNA
*Supplies required (some cost associated) and listed at website

Week 2: Technology
All Students: How Technology is Used
Option 1 Extra Resource: Rockets and Clean Air
Option 2 Extra Resource: Robots and Surgery

Week 3: Engineering
Option 1: Making a Robot Hand
*Supplies required (some cost associated) and listed at website
Option 2: Making a Wright Brothers Airplane Model
*Supplies required (some cost associated) and listed at website
Option 3: Buoyancy and Displacement
*Supplies required (some cost associated) and listed at website

Week 4: Math
Option 1: Math and Privatization of Space
Option 2: Math and Mars
Option 3: Fractions and Planets/Moons

Week 5: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and the Real World
Option 1: Japanese Earthquake
Option 2: Tsunamis

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