Ms. Brooke Hansen, Southview Christian School’s grades 5-8 teacher, has won a one-week scholarship to attend Space Camp for Educators, sp

onsored by a local non-profit organization with a mission of celebrating imagination, inspiring creativity, and building our

community through service and education.
She will be attending Space Camp this June in Huntsville, Alabama. The weeklong program includes authentic astronaut training simulators and activities developed to promote learning in a classroom setting. Curriculum includes NASA-inspired lesson plans and is correlated to the National Science Education Standards. Ms. Brooke will also get access to their own website with lesson plans, standards and tips needed to adapt many of the workshop activities to individual class environments. All tuition and travel expenses are included in this scholarship.

Space Camp is an educational camp in Huntsville, Alabama, on the grounds of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center museum at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. It provides residential and educational programs for children and adults on themes such as space exploration, aviation and robotics.
To win, Ms. Brooke had to write and submit a two-hour science lesson plan and an essay showing an interactive way to engage students ages 10-14 on a chosen science topic related to space and also include a letter of recommendation from a colleague or supervisor.

Ms. Brooke teaches science to grades 2-8 at Southview Christian School, in addition to physical education and core curriculum classes for grades 5-8. We are proud and blessed to have her as one of our teachers.

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