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How many computers do I need?

You can find this information in the Technology Requirements article in the Overview section.

What grades is e-Mission: Moon, Mars, and Beyond geared toward?

The curriculum of this e-Mission is designed and geared toward students in grades three through five.

How many activities are required to prepare my students for the mission?

There are eight required activities listed in the Lesson Plans, but the number of activities needed to prepare your students will vary with ability. There are several activities included to help you reinforce the math skills your students will need for a successful mission. There are also several activities constructed in the Task Card format to help your students become more familiar with the Task Card approach.

How much does a mission cost?

Call the Challenger Learning Center at WJU at 304-243-8740 for pricing.

How do I book a mission?

You can book a mission online through the following "Book a Mission" form, or you can contact the Challenger Learning Center at WJU at (304) 243-8740.

Why are words cut off my printed pages?

If you are printing from Microsoft Internet Explorer, you will need to go to File / Page Setup. Once there, proceed to change the margin to the following:
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  • - right: 0.3"
  • - top: 0.5"
  • - bottom: 0.5"

Why can't I see the Lesson Plans?

In order to see the Lesson Plans you need to make sure you have the latest version of Acrobat Reader installed in your computer. You can download this software free from
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The Challenger Learning Center’s innovative program for digital learning, the e-Mission™, provides teachers with curriculum aligned with state and national standards and a mission conducted via distance learning. e-Missions are designed around best practice models and principles derived from the latest educational research.

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