Estes Educator is proud to be endorsed by these noteworthy organizations.
Below you'll find links to the Web pages of respected groups and institutions who support our contributions to the development of young people. Like Estes Educator, many of these organizations provide their own unique learning opportunities for students, youth leaders and teaching professionals. Together, we strive to create an environment rich with resources to keep your students interested, inquisitive, and inspired. Please take a moment to visit their sites today.
The Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) is the world's largest rocket contest, sponsored by the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) and the National Association of Rocketry (NAR).
SPACE CAMP® was founded in 1982 as the U.S. Space & Rocket Center® museum's education program to promote the study of math, science, and technology. This educational program couples classroom instruction with hands-on activities and teaches teamwork, decision-making, and leadership. Rocket scientist Dr. Wernher von Braun, while leading the team of scientists and engineers at the Marshall Space Flight Center that sent astronauts to the moon, inspired these programs that have challenged and educated youngsters from all 50 states and over 40 countries and territories. SPACE CAMP has become known as one of the premier math/science/technology educational programs in the United States.
The Space Foundation's Education Team supports teachers and PreK-20 students using standards-based curriculum that integrates science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) into all content areas. Investing in teachers significantly increases student achievement and increases the opportunity for success in all areas. Teachers play the most critical role in our commitment to inspire, enable, and propel humanity.
The Science Mission Directorate has an essential role in NASA's education mission to inspire the next generation of explorers.The discoveries and new knowledge from our missions and research programs consistently engage people's imaginations, inform teachers, and excite students about science and exploration. We are committed to utilizing our resources to foster the broad involvement of the Earth and space science communities in education and public outreach (E/PO) with the goal of enhancing the nation's formal education system and contributing to the broad public understanding of science, mathematics and technology.
The Army's mission is to fight and win our Nation's wars by providing prompt, sustained land dominance across the full range of military operations and spectrum of conflict in support of combatant commanders.
The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win — in air, space and cyberspace.
The Boy Scouts of America provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness. Also see BSA Rocketry.
Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls—all girls—where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world.
We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That's why, at the YMCA, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
4-H Clubs are a community of more than 6 million youth and adults working together for positive change.
The Aerospace Education Division of the Civil Air Patrol delivers quality educational products and programs to help promote aviation and space to the general public and create an awareness of the importance of aerospace in our lives and the future of America.
The DoD STARBASE Program is truly a worthwhile endeavor. Through outreach and integrated educational programs, STARBASE is increasing interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) among our nation's youth.
Challenger Center for Space Science Education uses students' natural enthusiasm for space to create innovative learning experiences for imaginative young minds. By transforming the way teachers teach and students learn, Challenger Center is creating a new generation of explorers.