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ANGLeS Challenge Teacher Training to Simulate Apollo 11 Landing on the Moon

Posted on April 18, 2019 - 3:53 PM CDT

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Teachers and science club coaches from 15 schools located in Illinois, Michigan and Ohio participated in the Apollo 50 Competition Training on April 16 and 17 at Monroe Community College in Monroe, MI. Tedrick Mealy from the University of Washington NASA’s Northwest Earth and Space Sciences Pipeline (NESSP) lead the training on drones and Lego Mindstorms robots. Collaborating with Robert Winglee from University of Washington NESSP, Dr. Kevin Czajkowski from GLOBE Mission EARTH agreed to serve as a hub for MI/OH.

Dr. Kevin Czajkowski from the University of Toledo, Toledo, OH and Jeff Demaray from Monroe Community College, Monroe, MI are hosting the Apollo Next Giant Leap Student Challenge (ANGLeS) at Monroe Community College on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

NESSP designed this student drone and robotic challenge for grades 5 to 12 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the landing of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon in Apollo 11