"Destination Mars"- A NASA Summer of Innovation Event
Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)
Little Rock, AR
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts is excited to announce that it will be hosting its 2nd Annual NASA Summer of Innovation event on the University of Arkansas-Little Rock campus on Saturday, September 21 from 9 AM to 4 PM. This year's theme is "Destination Mars." Registration is now open to all Arkansas students in Grades 7-9.
Participants in this program will:
- Learn how to launch a spacecraft bound for Mars.
- Design and test a water filter that could be used to recycle water during a six month trip to Mars.
- Compete in an egg drop contest that will simulate a Mars landing.
- Hear the story of an ASMSA graduate who worked on the trajectory for the Mars Rover.
Check-in for the event will occur at the Dickinson Auditorium on the UALR campus beginning at 8:45 AM. Pre-registration is required. See the map below for parking information.
This event is sponsored by a grant from the NASA Summer of Innovation Program and is offered free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. Lunch will be provided. Parents are encouraged to attend the opening and closing remarks in Dickinson Auditorium.
Questions? Please email Dr. Lindsey Waddell at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 501-622-5133.
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Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts
The mission of ASMSA is to create, encourage and sustain, throughout the State of Arkansas, an educational community of academically talented students, faculty and staff that pursues knowledge of mathematics, sciences and the arts.