Welcome to the Great Space Race! <ul><ul><li>Brought to you by Inertial Voom, Perplexity Peccable & friends </li></ul></ul...
What is the Great Space Race? <ul><li>A game </li></ul><ul><li>A learning process </li></ul><ul><li>A competition </li></u...
Context <ul><li>The historical space race between the United States of American and Russia during the middle portion of th...
Organizational Structure <ul><li>Event organizers (a.k.a. Great Space Race Staff)? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Independent of al...
Team Structures <ul><li>International: Teams compete for their glory of their nation </li></ul><ul><li>Within each nationa...
Resources Provided <ul><li>Various Propulsion Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Instructions </li></ul>
Additional Resources Available <ul><li>To Be Announced </li></ul>
Timeline <ul><li>We will beta test this game two ways. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Test One - all teams doing all of the steps a...
Process <ul><li>There are (3) steps to the event. </li></ul><ul><li>Process includes both open (public) and closed (privat...
Process - Step One <ul><li>10 minutes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WHO: Decision Maker subteams  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WHAT:...
Process - Step Two  <ul><li>1 minute </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WHO: Partnered Decision Maker and Assembler subteams for the sa...
Process - Step Three <ul><li>5 minutes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WHO: Assembler subteams  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WHAT:  </...
What is a WIN? <ul><li>Which nation’s team launch makes the most points. </li></ul>
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Space Race 3

  1. 1. Welcome to the Great Space Race! <ul><ul><li>Brought to you by Inertial Voom, Perplexity Peccable & friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>with a special Kudos to Adluna Dagger </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. What is the Great Space Race? <ul><li>A game </li></ul><ul><li>A learning process </li></ul><ul><li>A competition </li></ul><ul><li>A team building exercise </li></ul><ul><li>A collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>FUN!!! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Context <ul><li>The historical space race between the United States of American and Russia during the middle portion of the 20th Century. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Organizational Structure <ul><li>Event organizers (a.k.a. Great Space Race Staff)? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Independent of all teams </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teams representing various nations. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Team Structures <ul><li>International: Teams compete for their glory of their nation </li></ul><ul><li>Within each national team there are two sub-teams: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Decision Makers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assemblers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Each subteam has defined skills, roles and duties and may not impinge upon the skills, roles or duties of their partner subteam. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IE. Decision Makers may not tell the Assemblers how to do their job. Assemblers may not tell Decision Makers how to plan. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Resources Provided <ul><li>Various Propulsion Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Instructions </li></ul>
  7. 7. Additional Resources Available <ul><li>To Be Announced </li></ul>
  8. 8. Timeline <ul><li>We will beta test this game two ways. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Test One - all teams doing all of the steps at the same time or simultaneously. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Test Two - only step one done simultaneously. Then we will order the Nations to complete the last two steps sequentially. With all other Nations watching a specific Nation launching their system. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Process <ul><li>There are (3) steps to the event. </li></ul><ul><li>Process includes both open (public) and closed (private) portions of the decision making process: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 1 = Private </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 2 = Private </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 3 = Public </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Process - Step One <ul><li>10 minutes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WHO: Decision Maker subteams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WHAT: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Determine initial goal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create instructions for their partner Assembler subteam. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Decision Maker subteams do this under the oversight of an assigned representative from Great Space Race staff. </li></ul><ul><li>All teams do this simultaneously. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Process - Step Two <ul><li>1 minute </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WHO: Partnered Decision Maker and Assembler subteams for the same nation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WHAT: Limited discussion time. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This is done privately within each nation’s team, under the oversight of the assigned Great Space Race staff person for that team. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Process - Step Three <ul><li>5 minutes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WHO: Assembler subteams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WHAT: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Follow instructions provided by their partner Decision Maker subteam. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assemble propulsion system </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Launch propulsion system </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>This happens publicly. Anyone may watch. No discussion is allowed between national teams, or between subteams of the same nation. </li></ul>
  13. 13. What is a WIN? <ul><li>Which nation’s team launch makes the most points. </li></ul>

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