Sending student science to space

The Student Spaceflight Experiments Program lets teachers send kids’ research projects to the International Space Station

By Bethany Brookshire, 13:30 PM April 14, 2014

BOSTON   ̶   While some kids seem to be space-obsessed from birth, it can be hard to get others to show any interest in it. After all, how many will ever leave the surface of this planet? At this year’s National Science Teachers Association meeting, two educators described how they inspired an interest in out-of-this-world science via the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program. While their students may never experience microgravity, their experiments will.

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