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Georgia

STEM in Georgia: Rockets & Robots With Your Grandchild

Countdown to blast off on this interplanetary adventure at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center. Build robots and rockets, and live a day in the life of an astronaut on a mission to Mars!
Program No. 23694RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,499 / ADULT
999 / CHILD

At a Glance

Explore the solar system and the universe together with your grandchild on this extra-galactic adventure! Find out what it takes to become a true space explorer as you work alongside astronomers, scientists and space historians at Columbus State University’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center. Build robots and rockets, try out a 3D printer with Minecraft, observe the sky with a research-grade telescope and search for constellations under a blanket of stars in the planetarium. These and many more adventures await you on this journey into space!
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Considerable standing, moving about the classroom, 2-3 miles of walking per day and boarding buses.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Take part in a “Mission to Mars” simulation activity to experience a day in the life of an astronaut and mission control worker.
  • Create a comet with gravel and dry ice, build a working rocket and blast off at a riverside launch site.
  • Build a Lego robot to explore the surface of the Red Planet, and see artifacts from the actual Space Shuttle missions!





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