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Title

Elementary School Education and Outreach Through the Ex-Alt a 1 CubeSat Mission

Authors

Ruth E. Ferrari - Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta
Ashley J. Hansen - Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta
Stefan Damkjar - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta and Department of Physics, University of Alberta
Callie Lissinna - Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta
Andy Kale - Department of Physics, University of Alberta
Duncan G. Elliott - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta
Ian R. Mann - Department of Physics, University of Alberta
David M. Miles - Department of Physics, University of Alberta and Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa

Abstract

We present three successful classroom education and outreach in-school presentations (sessions) for grades K-9 focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) that are based on the Experimental Albertan Satellite #1 (Ex-Alta 1) cube satellite.