The Official Visitors Center of NASA's Johnson Space Center
Home-School Day of Learning Has Special Space Twist
HOUSTON, Aug. 22, 2014– Home studies take “one giant leap” during a special Home-School Day with a space twist called “Red Dust Leading to Endless Possibilities.” The special event is slated 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Thursday Oct. 16, at Space Center Houston, a nonprofit education foundation.
This exclusive educational opportunity offers home-school families multiple activities that use national science education standards. Unique because it uses space science as a theme, it features immersive, hands-on experiences for all grade levels. Workshops offer parents an opportunity to improve their teaching skills and include a Spanish-speaking trainer.
Did you know?
At Space Center Houston guests can walk through the actual Skylab 1-G trainer astronauts used to train for missions to America's first space station.
Houston, Texas is Space City, USA and Space Center Houston is America's gateway to the universe!
As the Official Visitor Center for NASA's Johnson Space Center, Space Center Houston is the only place on Earth that gives guests an out-of-this-world journey through human adventures in space.
Since 1992, this $75 million, 180,000 square foot, complex has entertained and informed over 16 million star-struck guests from every corner of the globe.
Space Center Houston features a multitude of permanent exhibits, attractions, theatres and exhibits. In addition, the venue presents an amazing array of traveling exhibits and astounding events created exclusively by SCH's own creative exhibit team. SCH always has a new exhibit or attraction to enjoy.
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Space Center Houston is located at:
1601 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77058
approximately 25 miles South of downtown Houston in the NASA/Clear Lake area.