Fragile Oasis

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Projects

Category: Education

Our ISS

  • 6 Crewmember Medal Nominations
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Florida 4th graders are researching, designing and building an International Space Station Module within their classroom.

Yonkers Partners in Education Family Literacy Program

  • 8 Crewmember Medal Nominations
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Yonkers Partners in Education provides 8,500 primary grade students with a bag filled with books to read at home each week, accompanied by bi-lingual instructional materials for parents and caregivers.

Project Mercury Rising

  • 42 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 9 Shares
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Developed to educate youth in engineering and mechanics- and promote enthusiasm for space exploration through a refurbishment of the Mercury launch complex and its use as an educational facility. The facility will be used to host programs similar to A Space Camp for middle to high school students.

H2 Empower Library Project

  • 31 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 11 Shares
  • 2 Comments

h2 Empower is building a community library in Hosanna, Ethiopia, a town with 27,000 school aged children. We are building this library to make knowledge readily available to the people in this rural agricultural community and to connect people with the outside world.

KiBO Foundation

  • 10 Crewmember Medal Nominations
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KiBO provides Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) and leadership training programmes to East African youth with a focus on creating work and entrepreneurial opportunities. More than 250 young people have taken KiBO’s 15 week intensive training program. The goal is to reach 200 more each year. More than 1,00

The Mary J. Blige Center for Women

  • 9 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 5 Shares
  • 1 Comments

The Mary J. Blige Center for Women is a program of FFAWN, the Mary J. Blige and Steve Stoute Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now, and is located in Mary’s hometown of Yonkers, New York. The program is a partnership between FFAWN and Westchester Jewish Community Center, and is committed to providing girls and w

TeraRCBr Blog

  • 5 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 2 Shares
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Based on @Astro_Pettit's blog and tweets of @Astro_Zuc, my 4th grade science students decided to write a blog in the voice of their RCBr plant along side their objective observation logs. We read the @Astro_Zuc blog and tweets and my students made some wonderful connections to their work: "Hey we're doing the same

We the Change Foundation - Kenya

  • 0 Crewmember Medal Nominations
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A staggering 1 billion people worldwide live in a slum. Growing up in one of the harshest environments on the planet makes for pretty grim reading, but what about the hope found amongst these communities? At We the Change Foundation, we focus on the hope and concentrate on Early Childhood Development in particular. We

Junior Achievement - Kenya

  • 3 Crewmember Medal Nominations
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Headquartered in Nairobi, Junior Achievement Kenya is a member of Junior Achievement Worldwide, one of the world's largest and fastest growing not-for-profit organisations committed to inspiring and preparing young people to succed in a global economy. Junior Achievement in Kenya is dedicated to educating youths from p

Almost Rocket Science

  • 2 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 6 Shares
  • 3 Comments

A STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) themed podcast, designed to inspire tomorrow's dreamers.