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How to Create a Mars Colony Classroom Simulation Game

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8:45 AM, Saturday 6 Feb 2021 CST (1 hour 30 minutes)
Space Center Houston (Hosting of all events take place on-line-virtually) - Virtual Classroom 5   Virtual session
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Grades 6-12
This presentation will detail a how teachers can implement a Mars colony classroom simulation game. In the simulation student groups represent private sector companies on a gameboard attempting to colonize Mars for profit. The student lead cooperation and friendly competition is fun and results in highly motivated engaged learners.


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Erik Holland
Curator of Education
State Historical Society of North Dakota
Michelle Rahn
STEM classroom teacher
Smithsonian NASM Teacher Innovator Institute, PAEMST, & Claremore Public Schools
James Putman
Science Teacher (secondary)
The Motivation to Learn
Olivia Garcia
Mr. Stanley Taylor
Science Workshop Presenter
Young Canadian Space Club
Margaret (Peggy) Bohlin
Science Teacher
All Saints Catholic School
Patricia Irby
Science teacher
Horn Lake middle school
Maria Adelina Machado
Educacional coordinator to Space
Ciência Viva
Sandy Athey
Special Education Case Manager and STEM club leader
Indian Trail High School and Academy- Kenosha Unified School District
Javier Montiel
International STEAM consultant/ SEEC CREW
The International Aerospace Academy
Mr. Brady Loomer
Science Teacher
St. Mark's School
Deborah Haase
Science Teacher
Quince Orchard High School
Shannon Ryan
5th Grade Teacher
Albuquerque Public Schools; Milken Educator NM'14
Pat Switzer
Flight Director
Challenger Learning Center Las Cruces Public Schools
Mrs. Nancy Parra-Quinlan
STEM/CTE teacher
Kino JHS
Mr. Chris Miller
Planetarium Coordinator
Pogue Planetarium, Grand Prairie ISD
Mrs. Kayla Thornhill
STEM Facilitator and NASA OKSG Mentor
Jenks Middle School
Dr Brian Jackson
CW Perry School
Mr. Brian Ewenson
Executive Director
Spaceport Sheboygan
Mrs. Sue Mercer
Program Manager
Civil Air Patrol
Ronda McCarthy
Middle School Science/STEM Teacher
St. Theresa Catholic School
Mrs. Christine Graham
6th Grade Science Teacher
Cockrill Middle School
Jenn Donais
K-8 STEM Coach | PAEMST 2016 | AFA/Rolls Royce 3rd Place National Teacher of the Year | Google Coach | PLTW Launch Lead Teacher | ST Math Champion
Amesbury public schools
LeeAnn Gray
Willard School
Amy Medina ISS Mimic EDU
CTE Teacher
ISS MIMIC EDU / Odyssey Academy
Colleen Leeson
Westbury Christian School
Mr Mark Gaulrapp
Abington Middle School in MA
Celena Miller
Senior Outreach/Education Coordinator
SEEC Crew - Center for Space Research
Marissa Saad
Deputy Director
North Dakota Space Grant Consortium
Sharon Boese
8th grade STEM
McKinney Christian Academy
Denise Borja
Tekoa Academy of Accelerated Studies STEM School
Jordan Kemp
Plainview School
Mabel Rivera
Innovation Academy
Mr Norman Jensen
Teacher on Special Assignment/Flight Director
Las Cruces Public School/Challenger Learning Center
Marcos Nunez George Nunez George
Aerospace Education LATAM, Aerospace Academy of México
SEEC CREW Space Center Houston
Laura Brown
8th Grade Science Teacher
Angleton Isd
Mr. David Lockett
Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow
Jeff Gonyea
U.S. Air Force Academy Planetarium
Allie Brown
Flight Director & Retired School Teacher
Challenger Learning Center of Maine
Patricia Owens
Secondary Science Teacher
Two Roads
Maura Monter Rios Monter Rios
IT Education manager
Aerospace Academy of Mexico
Kristofer Cuizon
Tekoa Academy of Accelerated Studies STEM School
Steven Swanner
Space Center University Assistant
Space Center Houston Education
Dr. Molly Nipper
STEM Teacher, SEEC Crew, Space Foundation Teacher Liaison
Spring Branch ISD- Bendwood School
Chris Winkler
Strack Intermediate
Mr Steve Sherman
Chief imagination officer
Living Maths

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