May 2019 STEM Giveaway
Women in Space Lego & Book Set
Deadline to Enter: May 31, 2019
Winners Announced: First week of June 2019 via Facebook
Explore the professions of some of the groundbreaking women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) with the LEGO® Ideas Women of NASA set. It features minifigures of 4 pioneering women of NASA— astronomer and educator Nancy Grace Roman, computer scientist and entrepreneur Margaret Hamilton, astronaut, physicist and entrepreneur Sally Ride and astronaut, physician and engineer Mae Jemison—and 3 builds illustrating their areas of expertise. Role-play space exploration from planning to moon landing, beginning with the iconic scene from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1969 of Hamilton with software that she and her team programmed. Build the posable Hubble Space Telescope and launch a LEGO version of the Space Shuttle Challenger with 3 removable rocket stages. The set also includes a booklet about the 4 featured women of NASA, and the fan creator and LEGO designers of this fun and educational set.
Books include: "LEGO Women of NASA: Space Heroes" by Hannah Dolan, "Women in Space" by Karen Bush Gibson, and "Rosie Revere, Engineer" by Andrea Beaty.
Also included is a LEGO Idaho build and a LEGO STEM Moonshot build.