National Geographic Live – Exploring Mars with NASA Engineer Kobie Boykins

GRADES 3 - 8 / 60 MINUTES

Fri., Apr. 12, 2019 · 10:00am
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Curriculum Connections: History/Social Studies, Science/Math, Theatre

Kobie Boykins

National Geographic Live
Furthering the knowledge and understanding of our world is the core purpose of National Geographic. Premium storytelling and visually stunning photography inspires people to act, enlightens their perspective, and provokes conversation. National Geographic Live is a highly acclaimed speaker series bringing the world’s best scientists, explorers, authors, photographers, and filmmakers to the stage.

Exploring Mars with Kobie Boykins
NASA mechanical engineer Kobie Boykins is intimately involved with the planet Mars. As supervisor of the mobility and remote sensing teams for the rover Curiosity, Boykins has monitored headline-making studies, including proof of the former presence of water on Mars indicating that the red planet could have supported life. Join Boykins, winner of a NASA Exceptional Service Medal, as he shares his boundless enthusiasm for unraveling the mysteries of outer space and recounts the latest exciting chapter of Mars exploration.

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Learning Experience Day Program – SOLD OUT - Space remains to attend the performance.
Following the performance, students can participate in hands on activities related to the presentation.  Your group will attend the show and then visit UW-Green Bay’s College of Science, Engineering and Technology to learn more – all in one day! Space is limited.  Please contact our Education Department for details and availability.