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2014-07-16 12:21:29

Sixth year that Northrop Grumman Foundation will fund student and teacher participation FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northrop Grumman Foundation has announced the sponsorship of scholarships for middle school students and teachers from across the United States and the United Kingdom to attend Space Camp® July 27-Aug. 1 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center (USSRC) in Huntsville, Alabama. This is the sixth year that the foundation has funded Space Camp®...

2014-01-29 23:27:50

The Home Learning Association, America's premier national homeschool organization, has made the first webisode of its new web series called "Space Camp" available for viewing today on its YouTube channel. The twelve webisode series will air one webisode per week and will follow a quirky group of 16 as they have fun learning about the wonders of space, astronaut training, shuttle missions, robotics and more over 12 days at Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama. Englewood, CO...

2010-07-08 10:13:00

CHICAGO, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A total of eleven educators from local museums, science centers and public schools in Chicago have been selected to attend the 2010 Boeing Educators to Space Camp program held July 12-16 in Huntsville, Ala. The group will join more than 100 educators from around the world as part of a weeklong training adventure designed to help teachers motivate students in the subjects of science, math and technology. The educators representing Chicago this year...

2009-03-25 05:00:00

Lucky Winner Will Receive Trip for Two to Space Camp(R) in Huntsville, Alabama & Much More SAN FRANCISCO, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the online auto insurance company, announced its new "Explore New Worlds" sweepstakes. The contest is the company's latest initiative promoting the May 8 theatrical release of director J.J. Abrams' upcoming film, "Star Trek." Visitors to Esurance's Star Trek movie-themed micro-site (http://www.esurance.com/StarTrek) can enter for a chance to win an...

2008-07-11 03:00:28

By Monica Rodriguez Photo Gallery: Space Camp POMONA - Students enrolled in Space Camp at Cortez Mathematics and Science Magnet School took turns Thursday morning standing in for the planet Mars. Giggles filled the school's multipurpose room as the planet's stand-ins laid on the floor while an eight-wheeled mini Mars rover slowly rolled over them. As the rover made its way over students, Jacob Forkel, 9, snapped pictures of the machine using a disposable camera. "I want to help...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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