The interactive virtual mission is free to all schools. To participate in the mission students must complete the two instructional lesson units in the Spacegate Station Virtual Academy before their session.
Once completed teachers use the recorded version of the program to participate in a class mission with Aurora and the Teacher/Astronauts at Spacegate Station.
This video is the first of two lesson episodes to help prepare students for their Mission with the Teacher/Astronauts at Spacegate Station. This lesson covers the basic principles of gravity and its relation to the space stations orbit around the moon. Resource material to accompany this lesson is in the Spacegate Station Academy Library below. (running time 21 minutes).
This video is the final lesson to help prepare students for their Mission with the Teacher/Astronauts at Spacegate Station. This lesson covers the importance of precision and accuracy in science and reviews the use of the American Standard Code for information Interchange (ASCII) table. Resource Material to accompany this lesson is in the Spacegate Station Academy Library below. (running time 22 minutes)
This video is the recorded lesson for teachers to use to conduct the Virtual Mission after their students have completed the two instructional lessons. (running time 15 minutes)
Resource packets for the Virtual Mission are located in the Academy Library below. It is recommended the teacher review the lessons and virtual mission before class-wide use.