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Eclipse Day Checklist

Heading out of town for the eclipse weekend is a great way to make an exciting event even bigger. Even if you’re just planning drive across town, you’ll want to be prepared to turn the eclipse into an all-day event. Expect bad traffic, huge crowds, and a breathtaking cosmic show that will make it all […]

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Update: Eclipse Glasses Sold Out

UPDATE:  Update: As of 8/14/2017, we have sold out of our eclipse glasses and will not get more in stock. You may try purchasing them from a Missouri State Park. As of 8/14, Route 66 State Park still had 300+ glasses in stock. Happy eclipsing! —– Glasses are NASA approved, meet ISO requirements, and are $2 […]

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Space: Not Just “Fun for Boys”

For the Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis, March has been a big month for summer camp fairs. As we tell parents about camp options, our spiel usually goes something like this: “For the younger kids, we have Astronaut Training Camps, where campers complete simulated space missions, design space suits and lunar colonies, and do all sorts of fun […]

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Challenger Learning Center Receives Grant from Monsanto Fund for ‘Sprouting Astronaut’ Program

FERGUSON, Mo. – The Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis has been awarded a grant of $65,600 from the Monsanto Fund to continue the “Monsanto Sprouting Astronauts Program.” The program, which is in its fourth year, provides professional development, hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)-based activities and a simulated space mission at the Challenger Learning Center […]

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Challenger Learning Center Gives Thanks to Boeing

The Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis has received a grant from The Boeing Company for its new “Challenger Academy” program. The program, which will serve 25 middle school educators, will include a series of four professional development workshops during the 2015-16 school year, educator resources, and a volunteer component for Boeing engineers to engage with students. […]

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Challenger Learning Center Honors 7 Teachers for 30th Anniversary

Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis Honors the Past and Celebrates Tomorrow’s Innovators and Educators at 30th Anniversary The Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis commemorated the 30th Anniversary of the 1986 Challenger Space Shuttle accident with a program that honored the seven Challenger astronauts, including Christa McAuliffe, who would have been the first teacher to go into space, […]

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