Kansas Starbase News

2017 Summer Academy registration is now open

Click HERE to enroll in a 2017 Summer Academy.

Wichita Program Instructor Opening

Wichita STARBASE has an opening for a Program Instructor.

This position is full time and features competitive salary and benefits. Candidate must hold a valid teaching license.

Applicants should send their resume to Aaron@KansasSTARBASE.org

DoD Funding

Kansas STARBASE receives grant from Department of Defense

Kansas STARBASE has been appropriated an additional $240,000 in funding from the Department of Defense to help promote math and science skills to youth. As a result of the additional funding, the Kansas STARBASE program now has the most academy locations with a total of four: Kansas City (2nd Battalion, 137th Infantry), Salina (235th Regiment), Topeka (190th Air Refueling Wing) and Wichita (184th Air Refueling Wing). This brings the program’s total annual funding to $720,000 for fiscal year 2008.

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Five, Four, Three, Two, One. Blast Off!

Rocket Launch Gives Hands-on Science & Engineering Experience

“Five, four, three, two, one. Blast off!”

College Park Elementary School students counted down and squealed with excitement as they took turns launching rockets on Friday, the culminating event of a weeklong science, technology, engineering and mathematics program through STARBASE.

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Salina Students Meet NASA Personnel

STARBASE students to meet NASA personnel via VTC

Students of the Salina STARBASE Summer Academy will have a pretty exciting opportunity next week - the chance to talk with scientists and other personnel from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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Into the Future

STARBASE takes students into the future

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The STARBASE Academy has a name reminiscent of astronauts and spaceports out of some science fiction movie.

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STARBASE Profiles

State Senator Elaine Bowers

Senator Elaine Bowers on Kansas STARBASEIt has been a great privilege of mine to be involved with DoD STARBASE for the past six years. Being a member of the Kansas STARBASE Foundation Board has given me the opportunity to help spread the word on how important it is to have these STEM programs available to our local youth. The U.S. Department of Defense and Kansas National Guard has formed a great relationship with STARBASE, and with their help, they are able to raise students' interest in skills related to science, technology, engineering, and math.

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What They're Saying

“This is always a great learning experience for my students. The staff are well prepared, organized, and work very well with all students. So glad STARBASE is back! Thank you for a great 5 weeks!” —S. Razak, Teacher, Washington Elementary (McPherson)