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U.S. SPACE & ROCKET CENTER

September 29, 2012 – February 3, 2013

Rocket Center

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) is working with State Superintendent Dr. Tommy Bice and the Alabama Department of Education to reach Alabama classrooms. The exhibit complements Alabama’s new math curriculum implemented in classrooms in fall 2012.

The national exhibition is made possible by Raytheon and is developed in collaboration with:

  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • NASA
  • National Association of Professional Engineers
  • MATHCOUNTS
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • MathMovesU

Classes visiting MathAlive! will participate in a study correlated to absorption and retention of grade-related mathematics standards.

DAY PROGRAM $25*

A one-day $25 per student package, available for schools in the North Alabama region, includes:

  • MathAlive! Exhibition
  • Close Up Look at SPACE CAMP
  • Access to museum action simulators
  • Total U.S. Space & Rocket Center Tour
  • Lunch
  • IMAX or 3D movie

These programs will run from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. or 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day. Each group must provide a non-refundable deposit of $50 due within 10 days of making a reservation. One chaperone is admitted free per group of 20.

OVERNIGHT PROGRAM $49*

A two-day, $49 overnight package for residents of Alabama includes:

  • MathAlive! Exhibition
  • A night in the SPACE CAMP habitat
  • Close Up Look at SPACE CAMP
  • Access to museum action simulators
  • Total U.S. Space & Rocket Center Tour
  • Three meals
  • IMAX or 3D movie
  • Tour of the Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Museum (subject to availability)

Check in for these programs is from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Saturday – Thursday and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday. All teams depart at 5:00 p.m. the following day. Each group must provide a non-refundable deposit of $150 due within 10 days of making a reservation. One chaperone is admitted free for every 25 students booked.

*Out-of-state, $29 and $59.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE USSRC SITE.

To schedule a session for your group, call or email:
museumgroups@spacecamp.com
800-637-7223 ext. 150