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NASA – Cape Canaveral

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Overview

An educational trip to NASA is a very enriching and rewarding experience for students of all ages! NASA continues to be the front runner amongst all organizations in their unceasing adventures is space. Many schools are now taking their students on educational tours to NASA to enlighten them about the tremendous developments that have been achieved in the field of outer space science and technology.

Students will have the chance to fully immerse themselves in Space Center life – with choice of 1-5 day programs, students will take part in educational, hands-on activities, and explore all that Kennedy Space Center has to offer. Choice of programs are offered that best suits the students preferences; from building rockets, engineering robotics or delving into real-life astronaut training. Other exciting Orlando activities include going backstage at a Universal theme park to learn the technology behind the rides, getting blown away by physics at the I-Fly Orlando wind tunnel and taking an exhilarating airboat ride through the Florida Everglades we have it all which can be arranged.

 

Highlights:

  • Explore Kennedy Space Center and learn everything about space travel.
  • Dine with an Astronaut at Kennedy Space Center.
  • During the narrated NASA bus tour, you will find yourself standing inside the launch control room and looking at an actual Saturn V rocket; the largest rocket ever to fly!
  • Stroll through a real-size space shuttle, look at a moon rock or try ‘space’ ice cream?
  • Take photos of the shuttle launch pads. With a little luck, you might even see a space shuttle.
  • Discover space science through innovative, hands-on learning and special activities at the spring Home School Day.
  • Spring day camps have the exciting opportunity to discover the world of robotics and explore all that Space Center.

 

Educational Benefits:

  • Ignites the imagination of students about space exploration and its application to the fields of science, technology and engineering.
  • Engage students to pursue careers in scientific and technology fields.
  • Develop hypothesis and derived experiments for a future scientist.
  • Learn and obtain supporting evidence, analyze data, and identify solutions or explanations.
  • Working on developing nations around the world to use satellites for environmental decision-making