The STARBASE Robins program is designed to reach underrepresented and underserved students in Georgia. It strives to pique students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  We provide students with a unique STEM curricula that includes hands-on activities in Physics, Chemistry, Technological advances, Engineering, and Mathematical operations.  Besides the teaching of these content areas, STARBASE Robins hopes to develop students’ skills of teamwork, communication, critical thinking and problem solving.

Students in the fifth grade attend STARBASE from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., one day a week, for five consecutive weeks with their classroom teacher. Supplementary materials are provided to the school for the classroom teachers to reinforce and expand the skills learned at STARBASE Robins.

Painting commemorating Voyager Spacecraft

During their five days at STARBASE Robins Academy students study:

  • Physics: 3.5 hours
    • A. Newton’s Three Laws of Motion
    • B. Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics
  • Chemistry Sciences: 3.5 hours
    • A. Building Blocks of Matter
    • B. Physical and Chemical Changes
    • C. Atmospheric Properties
  • Technology: 4.0 hours
    • A. Innovations
    • B. Navigation and Mapping
  • Engineering: 4.0 hours
    • A. Engineering Design Process (EDP)
    • B. 3-D Computer-Aided Design (3.0 hrs as mandated by OASD/RA)
  • Mathematics Operations & Applications: 2.0 hours
    • A. Numbers and Number Relationships
    • B. Measurement
    • C. Geometry
    • D. Data Analysis
  • STEM Careers: 1.5 hours
    • A. STEM Careers on Military Facilities
    • B. Personal Investigations

STARBASE Robins also offers various Summer Courses & Academies for students and teachers.

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