Challenger Center uses students’ enthusiasm for space to create innovative learning experiences for imaginative young minds. By transforming the way teachers teach and students learn, Challenger Center is creating a new generation of explorers.
Students perform real science experiments, communicate data and analyze and interpret that data to think critically, creatively and collaboratively as a team to solve challenges.
Correlated to Common Core and Next Gen Science Standards/NV Academic Content Standards
ES, MS, HS & College versions
Teacher's Guides and Standards available
Described as one of 12 must-see exhibits in the country by USA Today, the new exhibit came to Reno by way of Space Center Houston and is now available only at the San Diego Air and Space Museum, the Columbus Science Center and the National Automobile Museum.
“We are absolutely thrilled to be the official home for this world-class project,” said Jackie Frady, president and executive director of the National Automobile Museum.
Scientifically verified by experts at NASA for accuracy and feasibility, this new interactive experience teaches visitors about the concepts, challenges, and excitement of spaceflight through the use of touch-screen stations, artifacts, and interactive simulator pods built to look like space capsules.