EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Edwards Air Force Base launched its first STARBASE class at Branch Elementary March 5.
Edwards is one of nine active duty bases with an official STARBASE program. The STEM-based program familiarizes elementary students, primary fifth and sixth graders, from all backgrounds to the world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The program serves students from the Kern County School District and partners with the district to support their standards of learning objectives. Students learn about physics, aerodynamics, nanotechnology, robotics, navigation and mapping during their coursework.