On December 5, 2014, NASA launched the Orion spacecraft on an unmanned test flight. With a successful blast off and splash-down, many people are wondering what’s next for the Orion spacecraft? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to learn more.
Join the largest learning event in history during the week of December 8-14th. Next week is National Computer Science Education week and is a special time for an Hour of Code, a global movement aspiring to expose 100 million students to computer science and coding.
As autumn makes its presence known to us we start to see a lot of leaves falling to the ground. This is a beautiful indicator of seasonal change and these leaves often get swept aside in order to clean up the landscape. Recently lawn maintenance was viewed through the lens of science and the big question had to be asked, should we rake leaves? Watch this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to learn more.
More students in far flung rural districts and in urban schools serving disadvantaged communities are getting a chance to gain hands-on experience building tech skills, teamwork and problem solving thanks to Virginia’s fast-growing FIRST Tech Challenge program.