Program

STARBASE is more than a fieldtrip. It's an interactive experience.

Students experiment

We inspire creativity and hands-on learning with features you won't find in any other classroom. This learning takes place in a location students really want to come to where they will experience climbing on a Black Hawk Helicopter, touring a KC-135 Refueling Aircraft, Engine Shops and HET Vehicles.Kansas STARBASE students test concepts

Powerful activities like:

  • rocket launches,
  • EV3 Robotics,
  • and 3D CAD design

let students engage with content in interactive ways, find new interests, and access the world of STEM like never before.

Using active learning instructional strategies, students become directly involved in the educational process which maximizes their understanding and learning. Hands-on experiments have students: 

  • launching Alka-seltzer rockets,
  • navigating with GPS devices,
  • analyzing chemicals,
  • soaring through the atmosphere with flight simulator,
  • and solving engineering feats using the EDP process.

STARBASE Profiles

Jill Roberg

Jordon and Conner Peck recently attended Kansas STARBASE in Salina with other students from Minneapolis Grade School. 

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What They're Saying

“Great STEM connections, science next gen standards and connections to Math & literacy standards. Great classroom management! Instructors were well prepared.” —J. Miller, Parent Volunteer, Allen Elementary