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STEM Day With NASA At Elementary School
November 28, 2017

Students at Pole Green Elementary School in Mechanicsville, Virginia, spoke with the NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call aired live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. The discussion included topics about life aboard the space station, NASA’s deep space exploration plans and doing science in space.

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Engineering students, alumni, faculty and staff members were on hand to help with a full day of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) lessons and activities that took place throughout the day. The VCU group was made up of students Michael Berger, Daniel Bond, Kyle Britton, Frederick Derenthal, Mary Anisa Kannan, Pooja Nanjannavar, Madison Nowak and Breland Thornton; alumnus Andy Hobson (’12); Gregory Triplett, Ph.D., professor of electrical engineering and associate dean for graduate studies in engineering; as well as graduate programs coordinators Carole Green and Lori Floyd-Miller.

This article reprinted from materials provided by Virginia Commonwealth University.


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