Adams 14 Unveils Giant Mars Maps at State-of-the-Art Elementary School in Partnership with Aldrin Family Foundation
DENVER – Adams County School District 14 (Adams 14) has partnered with the Aldrin Family Foundation (AFF) to bring the excitement of space education to students through the integration of Giant Mars Maps™ as a part of the STEAM Learning Program at the new Alsup Elementary.
Adams 14 officially opened the doors to the new Alsup Elementary building on July 19, 2021, inviting the community to explore the state-of-the-art school that was made possible with grant funding from the Colorado Department of Education’s Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) grant program.
On Monday, Aug. 16, Alsup Elementary School hosted an interactive event to kick off its STEAM Learning Program, which included the unveiling of the Aldrin Family Foundation’s Giant Mars Map, where students are able to learn valuable lessons while walking across the planet, exploring its features and topography, and being inspired by human attempts to explore it. Alsup STEAM student ambassadors launched model rockets in front of the school.
Top names in education, entertainment and space join forces with NASA to ignite curiosity among the next generation of explorers
Project Ianos to reach 3.8 million underrepresented students with powerful, STEM-based content inspired by human space exploration.
A team of leading education specialists, storytellers and space organizations, known as Project Ianos, has been selected by NASA as the recipient of a one-year grant to ignite curiosity among the next generation of explorers using the inspirational story of human space exploration.
Aldrin Family Foundation partners with Limestone University to expand STEAM curriculum in South Carolina schools
Partnership to further develop Giant Map curriculum for implementation within K-6 schools through Aldrin Space Learning Hubs.
The Aldrin Family Foundation (AFF) today announced its partnership with Limestone University to bring the excitement of space education to the next generation of explorers in the state of South Carolina. This partnership establishes Limestone University as an Aldrin Space Learning Hub, a regional center for educators who use AFF’s Giant Mars Map and Giant Moon Map programs to collaborate on lesson plans and furthering STEAM curriculum.
Virtual and in-person space exploration curriculum available to school districts across the country
The Aldrin Family Foundation (AFF) today announced its partnership with STEM provider, JASON Learning (JASON), to bring the excitement of space education to the next generation. The partnership, designed to enhance the educator experience both in-person and online, will connect AFF with thousands of schools across the country through the integration of the STEAM nonprofit’s Giant Mars/Moon Maps into JASON’s curriculum.