“One of these students could be the first human to walk on Mars – we want to help inspire them as learners, problem solvers and explorers.”
NASA is privileged to serve as a founding partner in Random Hacks of Kindness, a self-sustaining global community of innovators building practical open technology for a better world, and committed to ensuring their work creates impact in society. The first student-focused RHoK community event (grades 4-8) is planned for this May, and we are excited to explore the overlaps between mass collaborations, technology acceleration and our STEM education goals. Event lead Patrice Gans shares below about her vision for RHoK Jr.
In the wake of recent tragic events, it has become more important than ever for young people to feel empowered to make a difference in their community. With this goal in mind, Fraser Woods Montessori School in Newtown, CT is presenting Random Hacks of Kindness Junior. The event, which will take place on Saturday, May 4, 2013, offers elementary school students (4th – 8th grade) from across Connecticut the opportunity to explore the power of computing by developing technical solutions to practical problems.
Random Hacks of Kindness Junior (RHoKJr) will bring together ...