In our opinion these freebies and prizes are shining stars. And you won’t even need special glasses to take advantage of them!
Here’s one to start with: Keep the post-eclipse excitement about science going with Super FUN Science With Cool and Challenging Experiments, new from Barron’s. Win a copy by submitting a comment to this blog to let us know how your eclipse viewing turned out. Comments are due by 11:59 pm EDT on September 5, 2017; one lucky teacher will be randomly selected to win. Watch your email to see if that lucky teacher is you!
For a truly out-of-this-world experience, apply for the NASA Solar System Ambassadors Program. This program trains volunteers to help generate excitement in their communities for space missions and discoveries. Learn more at solarsystem.nasa.gov/ssa/home/cfm. Applications open September 1.
Turn the students of today into the Martians of tomorrow. The free lessons, games, videos, and more at challenger.org/martians cover everything from charting a course for your rover to staying safe from dust storms. The resources are for grades 5–8. Click here.
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PS: Last chance! Take a “SALEfie” at Lakeshore and hashtag it #lLakeshoreSALEfie on Instagram. You could win one of eight $100 Lakeshore gift cards. Learn more.