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Give the gift of STEAM to the Coachella Valley's youth this summer! 

$10 puts a new tool in a child's hands 
$12 covers a year of Minecraft: Education Edition access
$20 covers components for a year's worth of electrical engineering activities
$25 supplies 10 little-hand-friendly activities 
$50 buys a micro:bit and accessories for coding 
$100 supplies a month's worth of 3D printer filament
$200 buys a Chromebook for kids' use during our coding and robotics workshops

Why Red Planet Garden?

NASA Insights
Gain fascinating insights into NASA's ongoing research and experiments aimed at cultivating plant life in the harsh conditions of Mars. Learn about the challenges and innovations shaping the future of space agriculture.

Plant the Moon and Mars Challenge
Hear about SteamRocket's own Plant the Moon and Mars Challenge, where budding scientists and engineers put their skills to the test in designing sustainable habitats and growing crops in space.

Hands-on Planting
Armed with Martian soil simulant and green thumbs, participants can plant green beans and witness firsthand the challenges and rewards of gardening in space-like conditions.

Educational Exploration
Dive into the fascinating intersection of space exploration and agriculture. Our program encourages curiosity and critical thinking while fostering a deeper understanding of the potential for human habitation beyond Earth.

Inspiring Innovation
Learn how scientists and engineers are tackling the unique challenges of space farming, from developing advanced technologies to adapting plants to thrive in alien environments.

Interactive Experience
Engage in hands-on activities that bring the excitement of space exploration to life. Whether you're a seasoned space enthusiast or new to the cosmos, there's something for everyone in our Red Planet Garden program.