Colorado SKIES Academy Facilitator to Join NASA SOFIA Team

Colorado SKIES Academy science facilitator Lucy Howlett is among one of the prestigious 24 Teachers from 13 States to become NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors (AAA)! She’ll also be joined by Dustin Lengning, a facilitator from SCVi Charter School, one of…

SCV Educator Chosen to Fly on NASA Aerial Observatory

We’re over the moon about the latest news for one our longtime iLEAD facilitators. SCVi Charter’s very own Mr. Dustin Lengning is among one of the prestigious 24 Teachers from 13 States to become NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors (AAA)! We…

In the News: Flight Prep for 8th Graders

Thanks to the Signal Newspaper for covering our recent glider on campus event at SCVi Charter, iLEAD’s founding school. Flight prep for 8th graders: Glider on SCVi campus sets stage for student flight

Meet the DreamUp ’22 Teams: Week 1

Over the next few weeks, we’re going to introduce you to the members of this year’s DreamUp to Space launch teams, Team Seagrass and Team Yucca. Team Seagrass Teya B., 5th Grade Site: iLEAD Exploration Submitted by Teya B. With…

DreamUp to Space 2022: Team Yucca and Team Seagrass

iLEAD DreamUp to Space Launch Teams have formed and are in collaboration to send their experiments to Space! Two teams comprising 16 learners are in the experiment optimization phase — preparing to send their experiments to the International Space Station….

Post-Flight Analysis: DreamUp to Space Experiments

What happens when an experiment comes back from Space? What’s next? On Sept. 20, ten iLEAD learners and their families gathered at UCLA’s Terasaki Life Sciences Building to do what few have done: Touch and analyze something that has been…

Supporting innovation with space education

“As the world turns into a direction that revolves around science, technology, engineering and math, astronomy classes and programs become an important part of education, especially in younger children.” Click here for the story at the Santa Clarita Signal!

DreamUp 2021 Video Pitches from Our Teams: Eelgrass

During the final phase of the iLEAD DreamUp to Space Mission 2021 Experiment Design Challenge, our finalist teams created short videos pitching their ideas and the plans they developed for how, in the event that their experiment is chosen, they…

DreamUp 2021 Video Pitches from Our Teams: Radish

During the final phase of the iLEAD DreamUp to Space Mission 2021 Experiment Design Challenge, our finalist teams created short videos pitching their ideas and the plans they developed for how, in the event that their experiment is chosen, they…

DreamUp 2021 Video Pitches from Our Teams: Lavender

During the final phase of the iLEAD DreamUp to Space Mission 2021 Experiment Design Challenge, our finalist teams created short videos pitching their ideas and the plans they developed for how, in the event that their experiment is chosen, they…

DreamUp 2021 Video Pitches from Our Teams: Chamomile

During the final phase of the iLEAD DreamUp to Space Mission 2021 Experiment Design Challenge, our finalist teams created short videos pitching their ideas and the plans they developed for how, in the event that their experiment is chosen, they…

DreamUp 2021 Video Pitches from Our Teams: Mustard Spinach

During the final phase of the iLEAD DreamUp to Space Mission 2021 Experiment Design Challenge, our finalist teams created short videos pitching their ideas and the plans they developed for how, in the event that their experiment is chosen, they…

DreamUp 2021 Video Pitches from Our Teams: Cucumber

During the final phase of the iLEAD DreamUp to Space Mission 2021 Experiment Design Challenge, our finalist teams created short videos pitching their ideas and the plans they developed for how, in the event that their experiment is chosen, they…

DreamUp 2021 Video Pitches from Our Teams: Soapweed Yucca

During the final phase of the iLEAD DreamUp to Space Mission 2021 Experiment Design Challenge, our finalist teams created short videos pitching their ideas and the plans they developed for how, in the event that their experiment is chosen, they…

Announcing the Semifinalists of DreamUp to Space 2021!

On June 16, 2021, DreamUp to Space “Mission Control,” iLEAD’s Director of STEAM Initiatives Kathleen Fredette and Director of Mathematics Amber Soto, met with learners, families and facilitators to congratulate the semifinalist teams and explain requirements for moving on to…

In the News: Three DreamUp Payloads Launch on SpaceX’s CRS-22 Mission to the ISS

“CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida – June 3, 2021 – At 1:29 PM ET today, Thursday, June 3rd, the 22nd cargo resupply mission from SpaceX Falcon lifted off carrying three student experiments from DreamUp in its Dragon capsule, alongside 7,300 pounds of cargo, equipment, experiments, and…

DreamUp Teams Prep Experiments for Launch

As learners from iLEAD Schools and Maker Learning Network prepare for their experiments to be launched to the International Space Station in June, take a look at their recent loading of MixStix in the SCVi Charter School science room. We…

Meet Nanoracks Mission Manager Julie Wolfenbarger

By Grace Stumpf (7th grade) and James Walker (8th grade) Nanoracks, in the simplest terms, is space’s FedEx. They do everything from satellite launches to sending students’ experiments to the International Space Station. Founded in 2009, they have sent over…

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