Future Astronaut Program

Future Astronaut Program- Reach for the stars from right here on Earth!

Designed to develop Life Skills and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) in children. Inspired by the wonders of space exploration. Based on Finnish education expertise, and adapts the real NASA Training for astronauts. Empowers early childhood educators to promote scientific thinking, mindfulness, physical activity, and teamwork within their classroom.

 


Learning Outcomes

Take a Fun Learning trip to space
WEEK 1
Becoming an Astronaut
To become an astronaut, you must really want it in the first place. Discover and develop the passion, drive and motivation necessary to achieve your life goals.

WEEK 2
Our Universe
Train your astronaut body, and figure out the scale of our Solar System. Start using the basic terminology to form a foundation for further studies in space and astronauts.

WEEK 3
Physical Training
Discover the concept of constellations and learn the fundamentals of navigation. Participate in physical training. Use your creativity and design agility tracks in groups.

WEEK 4
The Journey
Learn about transportation and rockets. Simulate and understand the force that causes a rocket to take off. Discover the importance of communication, responsibility and becoming a trusted team member.

WEEK 5
Training Our Mind
Challenge and train your mind. Develop your communication and language skills. Prepare your fine motor skills for astronaut-level assembly work.

WEEK 6
Life in Space
Learn about day to day life in a zero gravity environment. Focus on the importance of simple tasks. Train your mind and body for better balance and coordination.

WEEK 7
Takeoff!
Explore the forces of spaceflight, mainly thrust and drag, in astronaut physical training. Learn how we fly. Study the effects of weight and lift by experimenting with paper plane building.

WEEK 8
Exploring Space
Discover the value of exploration, fuel your curiosity and unleash your creativity. Dare to know the unknown. Take on a climbing challenge and develop your body strength.

WEEK 9
Survival Skills
Learn through play about astronaut survival skills and how to assemble your own survival pack. Discover the importance of teamwork and depending on each other when overcoming new challenges.

WEEK 10
Scientific Research
Understand the importance of scientific research, innovation and discovery. Explore an astronaut’s responsibilities as a scientist. Improve your fine motor skills and build muscle endurance.

WEEK 11
Returning to Earth
Focus on acts of kindness; an essential part of astronaut character building. Learn more about mindfulness, develop empathy and make a positive impact on your surroundings.

WEEK 12
Astronaut Community
Reflect on your Future Astronaut journey. Comprehend the importance of cultural respect and understanding. Connect with others, share and discover ideas which inspired you the most.

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Overview

Under 7

AGE GROUP

10+

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