Sunday, June 21, 2015

Day 5: Final Mission

Today started with a lesson about a space shuttle's re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere.  We created a shield and tested it with an Egg-stronaut.

Planning and designing.

Getting set up.

Health check for the Egg-stromuat.

Following that was our second and final mission as Team Harmony.  We had a successful mission and the shuttle returned safely to Space Camp!

Base commander!

Then we had another challenge: to create a method of getting a payload to Mars and to have a payload that could move around and collect data.  Team harmony won the challenge!

The challenge!
Working together in a time crunch.

Look how far ours rolled!

Checking the eggs.

Doing the math to see who is the winner!

We finished the day off by firing off the rockets!

Ready to go!

Waiting our turn.

ARD Eagle is ready for flight.

3, 2, 1...

ARD Eagle has had a successful flight!

Tomorrow is the last day of Space camp.  I have learned so much and am excited to bring it back to my students!

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