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Challenger Learning Center Receives Boeing Grant for STEM Programs

October 6, 2017 – The Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis has received a grant from The Boeing Company for its new “STEM Igniter” program. The program will serve over 1,300 underserved elementary and middle school students in the St. Louis region and will include simulated space missions, engineering design challenge workshops, planetarium programs, classroom activities, and […]

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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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