DoD STARBASE Curriculum

PHYSICS

  • Newton's Laws of Motion
  • Fluid Mechanics & Aerodynamics

CHEMISTRY SCIENCES

  • Building Blocks of Matter
  • Physical & Chemical Changes
  • Atmospheric Properties

TECHNOLOGY

  • Innovations
  • Navigation & Mapping

ENGINEERING

  • Engineering Design Process
  • 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD)

MATHEMATIC OPERATIONS & APPLICATIONS

  • Numbers & Number Relationships
  • Measurement
  • Geometry
  • Data Analysis

STEM CAREERS

  • STEM Careers Exploration
  • Personal Investigations

STARBASE Profiles

Dr. Emily Arnold

Emily Arnold OPT1I attended STARBASE as a 4th grader. I don’t remember all the details, but I think there was a group of 4th-6th graders who were a part of the gifted program from my county that travelled to Wichita once a week (or maybe every other) so that we could attend the STARBASE program at McConnell.

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What They're Saying

“That we learned new stuff like you can make many things with a 3D printer. Like how to say salt in a different way.” —R. Cantu, Student, Frank Bergman Elementary