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Vertical Space Transportation

Sean Mulligan, Director of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS), Cathy Mangum, Associate Director of NASA Langley Research Center, and Debora Fairbrother, Chief of NASA’s Balloon Program Office Wallops Flight Facility, will discuss innovative uses of space transportation, future missions, and the future of space travel.
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STEM Resources

2018 Full STEAM Ahead Conference http://full-steam-ahead.info/

The Central Virginia Chapter has will be participating in this year's Full STEAM Ahead Conference, to be held at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center on Thursday, July 19th from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Student registration is currently open, but head on over quickly because workshops will fill up on a first-come, first-served basis! 

Girls Can! Crates http://www.girlscancrate.com/

The Central Virginia Chapter has partnered with Girls Can! Crate, a mothly subscription filled with an activity book, hands-on activities and MORE - all focusing on inspiring women role models!

For every subscription purchased using the code: WTSCVC, the Central Virginia Chapter receives $4 towards their WTS Foundation Fund, which supports our Scholarship and Transportation YOU programs.

 

TRANSPORTATION YOU BLOG - http://www.transportationyou.org/

Make an Ice Cream Bicycle at Home! Click HERE for more information!

Middle School Students

·        Henrico County Public Library Events - http://www.henricolibrary.org/events

·        Full STEAM Ahead - http://full-steam-ahead.info/

High School Students

·        Henrico County Public Library Events - https://hcplteenscene.org/tag/news-events/

·        Richmond Public Library Events - http://rvalibrary.org/calendar/

·        Richmond Public School (RPS) Governor’s Academy for STEM - http://web.richmond.k12.va.us/rtc/Programs/RPSGovernorsAcademyforSTEM.aspx

Additional Resources for All Ages

·        Science, Technology, Engineering and Math: Education for Global Leadership  - https://www.ed.gov/Stem

·        Science Museum of Virginia - http://www.smv.org/

·        MathScience Innovation Center - https://www.mymsic.org/index.php/en/

·        RVA STEM - https://www.rvastem.com/

·        DiscoverE Programs - http://discovere.org/our-programs

·        21st CenturyEdTech – STEM Education Resources - https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/2014/02/17/stem-education-over-25-steam-links-filled-with-resources-and-information/

·        TEDYouth Videos - http://www.ted.com/attend/conferences/special-events/tedyouth

·        Google for Education - https://www.google.com/edu/resources/programs/

·        Robotics

o        Rich’s Robot Musings -http://www.learnaboutrobots.com/

o        Leg Control & Design Principles -https://li.me.jhu.edu/robotics-leg-control-design-principles/

o        Automotive Machines & Design Principles -https://quoted.thezebra.com/4451/automotive-machines-design-principles-robotics-teams-future-engineers/

o        Flow Rigs for Fluid Dynamics & Heat Transfer - https://www.asee.org/public/conferences/64/papers/15335/view

o        Karakuri and the History of Sociable Robots -http://www.karakuri.info/

o        How to Build a Robot from Scratch -http://www.allonrobots.com/how-to-build-a-robot.html

o        How to Store Hobbies -https://www.yourstoragefinder.com/hobby-storage

Guide to Protecting Your Hobbies -https://www.justgreatlawyers.com/protectingyourhobbies

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