Liftoff to learning with this hands on multimedia presentation. Meet Robo the friendly robot who talks, moves and interacts with the audience. Learn about orbits, microgravity, rockets, living in space and much more. Volunteers from the audience, dressed in astronaut flight suits, perform live demonstrations and experiments. Along with the use of computer aided technology and numerous props, this presentation creates a fun learning experience. Approximately one hour long, the specific content is modified for various age groups, focusing on assemblies for grades K-8. The Go for the Stars ™ presentation is applicable to the curriculums, Science, Mathematics, Technology, History and can greatly enhance interdisciplinary programs such as Language Arts and Visual Arts education. The presentation can also be tailored to meet the specific needs of your school curriculum or event.
Robotics in space
The International Space Station
Orbits - planets and spacecraft
Gravity on other worlds
Microgravity - weightlessness
Living and working in space
Maximum group size per assembly is approximately 200 students. Multiple presentations are recommended for groups containing different grade levels. The educational content would be modified for each age group. For example:
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Gary T. Pozzato, Aerospace Educator
Traveling throughout New England since 1992, Gary has shared his knowledge of the space program with numerous schools, libraries, and civic groups. He has worked closely with NASA personnel on several educational projects, was a certified flight instructor and has helped with the manufacture of equipment for the NASA Space Suit, Space Shuttle Orbiter, and the International Space Station.
"The "Go for the Stars" program was the best I've ever seen! It was a joy for children of all ages."
Bobbi Jo Grausso, Teacher
Washington Village (NY) School
"It's a difficult task to find educational entertainment suitable for Pre-K to grade 8, but your Go for the Stars program was a huge success. Children and teachers alike thoroughly enjoyed your hands on approach.
Laura J. Pettinato, PTO
Sherman (CT) School
Gary T. Pozzato