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The First STAR (Spatial Team of Aeromedicine Romania)

The First STAR (Spatial Team of Aeromedicine Romania)

Guest blog post by Dr. Raluca Papacocea, MD, PhD Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest, Romania As medical students living during these challenging times of a global health crisis, we are aware of the responsibility that we bare as the future generation of healers. We understand the need for a new era in medicine and strive to bring progress, innovation, and futuristic solutions. With time, space, and resource limitations, we must adapt to…

Growing the Global Reach of ExoLab

Magnitude.io CEO Ted Tagami and Fizzics Education Founder Ben Newsome recently spoke about the ExoLab missions growing plants on the International Space Station and bringing this out of this world STEM opportunity to teachers and students in Australia. ExoLab-9 launches on August 18, 2021, and students of all ages from the around the world can be part of this authentic astrobotany research experiment. Listen to the podcast with Ted and Ben to learn more.

Magnitude.io Student-driven ExoLab-8 experiment returns with historic Crew-1 Dragon, sets date for ExoLab-9

Magnitude.io Student-driven ExoLab-8 experiment returns with historic Crew-1 Dragon, sets date for ExoLab-9

Original press release, click here. BERKELEY, CALIF. (PRWEB) MAY 02, 2021 Magnitude.io CEO Ted Tagami announced today that ExoLab-8 returned from the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday, May 2 on board the historic Crew-1 SpaceX Dragon after connecting more that 4,000 students with a hands-on transdisciplinary experience. The ExoLab-8 mission operated aboard the International Space Station for 51 days. Using the Magnitude Classroom for a virtual field trip to the ISS, mission participants from...
Student-driven ExoLab-8 experiment launching on NG-15

Student-driven ExoLab-8 experiment launching on NG-15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Taking distance learning to the International Space Station Orbital Classroom along with an Astro_moji Teacher (BERKELEY, California) ‒ Magnitude.io CEO Ted Tagami announced today that its student-driven ExoLab-8 plant experiment will launch to the International Space Station (ISS) no earlier than February 20 as part of the NG-15 Cargo Resupply Mission from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. With the shift to distance learning as a result of the pandemic, Magnitude.io expanded…

Distance Learning with Bitmoji Classrooms

Distance Learning with Bitmoji Classrooms

        Guest post by ExoLab-8 Astro_moji Mission Specialist Lisa Turney Students didn’t expect to see me as a cartoon character in a digital classroom. Yet with Bitmoji classroom, this technology tool has brought tremendous engagement despite a challenging year in education. While schools were shut down during the last part of the school year, I actually thrived on distance learning. Since I love bringing technology into the classroom, I began soaking up…

Kansas Teacher selected as the ExoLab-8 Astro_moji Mission Specialist

Kansas Teacher selected as the ExoLab-8 Astro_moji Mission Specialist

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** December 16, 2020 Linwood Elementary Teacher Lisa Turney will have her Bitmoji avatar launch to the International Space Station  (BERKELEY, California) – Magnitude.io CEO Ted Tagami announced today that Linwood Elementary Technology Teacher Lisa Turney from Linwood, Kansas will have her Bitmoji launch to the International Space Station with the ExoLab-8 mission. Tagami remarked, “Lisa Turney will serve as the ExoLab-8 Astro_moji Mission Specialist leading an extraordinary virtual field trip experience and…

Curiosity thrives in diverse kindergarten classrooms thanks to 3M Foundation grant

Curiosity thrives in diverse kindergarten classrooms thanks to 3M Foundation grant

Seventy students at Freeport and Polk Elementary in Freeport and Clute Texas are starting their space biology careers early ‒ in kindergarten. Brimming with questions and curiosity, they will be investigating how plants grow in space through the ExoLab-8 mission. Five Brazosport ISD teachers will be guiding these young minds during the mission to investigate how microgravity affects plants, thanks to the generosity of the 3M plant in Angleton, which selected this STEM project to…

Applications Open to Send a Bitmoji Teacher to Space

Teachers creating virtual classrooms for distance learning can now add the International Space Station to their slide decks with Bitmoji and the project-based ExoLab experience ** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ** BERKELEY, California (PRWEB) November 12, 2020 EdTech company Magnitude.io, Inc. announced today that its next mission to the International Space Station (ISS) will include a Bitmoji teacher as the central character connecting students in all educational settings to an experiment in microgravity for an exhilarating virtual…

Bitmoji in Space!

We are excited to announce a fun project that we did with Bitmoji and the ISS US National Laboratory for Teachers and Students. More poses will come out next week as will more details about how YOU might be able to get you Bitmoji into space on our next mission in February! Stay tuned…     ** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ** Toronto Canada For most teachers, the school year begins by creating an exciting and…