RESCHEDULED 4-H STEM Challenge- Galactic Quest- Build a Telescope


Galactic Quest explores the history of humans in space, the technology and resources needed for missions, and the obstacles humans encounter in orbit. Activities explore important STEM topics ranging from physics and engineering to computer science and space agriculture.

Kids learn STEM skills while they wrestle with the same questions as today’s top aerospace scientists and engineers! Activities can be done all at once or individually, making it great for classrooms, afters chool programs, clubs, parents and more.  The four activities Include:

Astro Adventure - This unplugged board game promotes teamwork as kids gather the resources needed to live and work in deep space.

Stellar Optics - In this offline activity, kids build a telescope and learn about physics and light and how telescopes have been used to explore space.

Cosmic Claw - Kids work hands-on to engineer a mechanical arm that works to harvest crops in space.

Cyber Satellite  - In this computer science activity, kids learn about cyber security and decoding to stay safe from obstacles in orbit.

Build a Telescope with 4-H

(The first 50 people who register will receive a free telescope kit!)

(Optional) Order a 4-H Galactic Quest Family kit, ($19.95 ) by October 20th and participate in our online meetings.

Thursday, December 9 at 5:00pm: Build a 4-H Galactic Quest Telescope

In this online meeting, youth will learn to build a 4-H Galactic Quest Telescope with Sky Guy, John Gianforte and 4-H STEM guy, Claes Thelemarck.

Thursday, December 16 at 5:00: View the Moon with your 4-H Galactic Quest Telescope

In this online meeting you will learn about the moon and tips for viewing it with a telescope, with Sky Guy, John Gianforte and 4-H STEM Guy, Claes Thelemarck.  the moon rises around 4:30 that day, so immediately following the workshop you can go out to view the moon.

*The other activities will be reviewed as part of the 4-H Virtual STEM Club at a later date.

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