Space Photos from 6 Middle School Girls

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Six middle school girls decided they wanted to send a camera into space and get photos back. Sound hard? Suzie Boss, writing at Edutopia, interviewed the young STEM stars to find out more about how they did it. Here's a sample,

I recently caught up with the team by phone, eager to hear more about why they spent their summer on a STEM project of their own design. They were full of candid insights about what makes a project motivating and why girls shouldn't hesitate to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math. They also reinforced several best practices for project-based learning, which they managed to figure out on their own. Here are five tips worth sharing from Project Terra Incognita.

poster from edge and back
The Terra Incognita Project poster from The Edge and Back

Read more from Girls Launch Their Own High-Interest STEM Project -- into Space at Edutopia