Mission: Starlight Uses Space to Spark Curiosity in Chemistry

How can you protect an astronaut from getting a sunburn in space? The Royal Society of Chemistry in London has designed a collection of hands-on chemistry experiments that kids can do to explore this question and discover the answer for themselves. The project is called Mission: Starlight. It is free and includes downloadable videos, worksheets, and … Read more “Mission: Starlight Uses Space to Spark Curiosity in Chemistry”

Categories: Astronomy & Space, Chemistry, Citizen Science, Project Profile

Project MERCCURI featured on NASA’s weekly update

What do Buzz Aldrin’s shoe, the Liberty Bell & sports arenas all have in common? Watch Space to Ground, your weekly update on what’s happening aboard the International Space Station. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFPm4G3jjwc   SciStarter’s Project MERCCURI, a research project to compare microbes on Earth and in space (presented by the Eisen Lab and UC Davis, SciStarter … Read more “Project MERCCURI featured on NASA’s weekly update”

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