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Mission INSPIRE: Inspiring rocket scientists

Blast off with the Mission INSPIRE rocket team!

The Project INSPIRE team is very excited to announce another fun learning activity for U.S. braille readers who are 11-15 years of age. We’re calling this free program Mission INSPIRE. This 4 session online STEM bowl is similar to a science fair. Our “rocket scientists” will be building two rockets with materials we will send to them.

Mission INSPIRE will kick-off with an online introductory meeting on Saturday, April 15 from 11:30-1:00 PM EST. Then Mission Control will meet with rocket scientists online on Saturday, April 22 from 11:30-1:00 PM EST to build the prototype rocket. Rocket scientists will then present their findings on Saturday, May 13 from 11:30-1:00 PM EST.

Did I mention the prizes? Rocket scientists are eligible for prizes!  All rocket scientists will receive a t-shirt and certificate of participation. The winning rocket scientists will be recognized in the Hatch Closing Awards Ceremony on Saturday, May 20 from 11:30-12:30 PM EST.

If you have a budding rocket scientist who is a braille reader in math and science classes we ask that you share the attached flyer with them and their family. A family member will need to register their child for consideration for Mission INSPIRE. The registration link is on the flyer.

Registration closes March 28. We will notify rocket scientists if they are or are not selected for Mission INSPIRE.

Thank you,

Tina Herzberg and the other members of the Mission Control Team

[email protected]

Visit: Project INSPIRE: Increasing the STEM Potential of Individuals who Read Braille

Use this form to be notified of future Project INSPIRE courses and other activities. 

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