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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…

Tupperware, PONDS with NASA on Magnitude LIVE

Tupperware, PONDS with NASA on Magnitude LIVE

Wow, we all learned so much from David Kusuma, VP Research & Development of Tupperware Brands. Tupperware isn't just a company that makes plastic containers for storage. Tupperware is solving perishable food challenges through design, engineering, and science both here on Earth and in the extreme conditions of space. David shared the history, behind-the-scene stories, and challenges creating a product on the International Space Station with the education and research community, Magnitude LIVE, an online...
Fort Worth Academy is growing plants in Space

Fort Worth Academy is growing plants in Space

The original post is on Facebook > Fort Worth Academy • 4/17/2020 When your class experiment involves growing plants in outer space, does it really matter if you are meeting on campus? Not at all. The seventh and eighth grade classes, led by science teacher Lauren Parker, have been able to continue with their series of experiments on the International Space Station despite the closed campus. The experiments, known as ExoLab, explore how potential food...
Which team are you on for the Leguminaut Challenge?

Which team are you on for the Leguminaut Challenge?

We are staying positive in this difficult time and doing what we have control of, learning and educate together on what we should research on our next flight in Space. Today, March 27th, 2020, all the ExoLab pi and co-pi (Principal Investigators) presented why we should choose their legume in the next ExoLab-8 experiment on the International Space Station in October 2020 aboard the SpX-21. It was quite a fun, lively, energetic, creative, and competitive…

ExoLab at Hopewell Middle School in Atlanta

ExoLab at Hopewell Middle School in Atlanta

Steve Jones, Ambassador for NASA and STEM teacher at Hopewell Middle School in Atlanta, introduced the Magnitude.io ExoLab to his students. "My students are really enjoying this unique experience from Magnitude.io! Students are studying nitrogen fixing bacteria in the classroom and comparing them to the same experiment that is being run on the International Space Station. Thanks Michael Wilkinson and Fulton County Schools for this amazing opportunity! #Exolab6." Original post.
Begeisterte Schüler der DBS-Lich im Projekt ExoLab

Begeisterte Schüler der DBS-Lich im Projekt ExoLab

Students from Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Schule Lich school in Germany led by the teacher, Bernhard Krenig, are preparing for their ExoLab experiment investigating the effects of microgravity on plant growth. They are one of the first 6 schools in Germany running the ExoLab experiment. Check out their school commitment in STEAM learning for their next generation, Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Schule Lich. We are learning together across continents.
MITTELHESSISCHE SCHÜLER EXPERIMENTIEREN WIE ASTRO-ALEX

MITTELHESSISCHE SCHÜLER EXPERIMENTIEREN WIE ASTRO-ALEX

Please read the original Press release here. https://www.mittelhessen.eu/mit-uns/aktuelles/386-mittelhessische-schueler-experimentieren-wie-astro-alex-auf-der-internationalen-raumstation Mittelhessisches Projekt gewinnt Förderwettbewerb „Digital Skills – Lernen in regionalen Netzwerken“ des Stifterverbandes und der Körber-Stiftung Durch die Live-Berichte des deutschen Raumfahrers Alexander Gerst im vergangenen Jahr verfolgten weltweit viele Menschen die Experimente in der Schwerelosigkeit auf der internationalen Raumstation (ISS). Zeitgleich mit den Astronauten auf der ISS können ab Mitte 2019 mittelhessische Schulen naturwissenschaftliche Experimente durchführen und ihre Erfahrungen mit anderen Schulen auf der ganzen Erde…

Craft Academy at Morehead State University students at the SpaceX-16 launch in Florida

Craft Academy at Morehead State University students at the SpaceX-16 launch in Florida

  The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics is a dual-credit residential high school for academically exceptional Kentucky students. The Craft Academy’s purpose is to meet the unique educational needs of academically gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors in the Commonwealth. The academic rigor of the Craft Academy challenges students to excel at their highest level through project-based STEM+X courses and hands-on learning experiences, with an emphasis on innovation, design and…

ExoLab: SpaceX-16 Launch party at Ethical Culture Fieldston Lower in New York

ExoLab: SpaceX-16 Launch party at Ethical Culture Fieldston Lower in New York

December 5th, 2018 Written by Michael Wilkinson MW Sci 4 Cheers on the Launch of SpaceX 16 After a 1-day slip, due to moldy mouse food (but that’s another story), MWSci4 has an experiment in space. On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 18:16:18 UTC, SpaceX 16 launched successfully from Cape Canaveral Florida. Our 4th Grade Scientists watched and cheered on each phase of the launch at a class Launch Party. While all rocket launches are…

Manteca High Students are running experiment with the ExoLab

Manteca High Students are running experiment with the ExoLab

Manteca School District is where Magnitude.io started 4 years ago. Today the science teacher in Manteca High School, Mr. Troy White, is running a biology experiment in their classroom and comparing with the International Space Station. Students really enjoyed making their own petri dish with agar gel and planting their own seeds. Mr. Troy White wants to make their own agar gel, testing with different formula and expanding the experiment with his vegetable garden behind his classroom…