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For those wanna-be astronauts and space travelers out there, this interactive model of the solar system could prove to be highly addictive. With one click, you can visit Saturn, Venus, or the other planets and then spin and explore them in three dimensions. The interface uses NASA calculations to...
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Space.com is where humanity’s journey to new and exciting worlds is transmitted back down to Earth. Where we vicariously explore the cosmos with astronauts, astrophysicists and enthusiasts.  Here, we converse with the top minds in space exploration. Our mission: to keep you informed on the latest...
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By USA.gov
"In this video for elementary and middle levels, NASA engineer Acey discusses his job and building the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). The video highlights similarities and differences between the JWST and its predecessor, the Hubble telescope, and presents interesting facts like what a """"clean...
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Lectures, featuring astronomers giving nontechnical lectures on recent developments in astronomy, are now available on their own YouTube Channel
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By carykh
Published in 2012
This video scrolls through different sizes found in the observable universe.
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Published in 1997
Bill Nye talks about space exploration. Season 5 Episode 2.
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Published in 1998
Bill Nye talks about comets and meteors. Season 5 Episode 15.
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This animation shows one image captured of space, then compared to several more images to show how big it is. This gives a good perspective of how big space is.
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NASA is the hub of all astronomy science knowledge. This is a visual collection of all their space research -- from the moon landings to the outer edges of the Kuiper Belt. This is the NASA Visualization Explorer -- the coolest way to get stories about NASA's exploration of the Earth, sun, moon,...
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From rivers that carve out canyons to tectonic plates that build mountains, our rocky planet Earth is always changing. In space, planets—with their own volcanoes and thunderstorms—whirl around the Sun. Earth and space scientists are dedicated to studying our solar system, from the moon...
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"It is possible to measure the Earth's radius -- armed with only a stopwatch, a meter stick and a sunset or sunrise! Keep in mind; this is a demo, not a Fermi-like laboratory investigation. That said, this will yield surprisingly """"accurate"""" results given the kids don't mess up on the two...
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The Evening Sky Map is a 2-page monthly guide to the night sky suitable for all sky watchers including newcomers to astronomy. Designed to print clearly on all printers, The Evening Sky Map is ready-to-use and will help you to: identify planets, stars, and major constellations; find sparkling star...
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Interested in starting a CubeSat program at your school and launching a small satellite? NASA's CubeSat Launch Initiative gives students, teachers, and faculty of all ages the opportunity to get hands-on, flight hardware development experience while designing, building, and operating small research...
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"Investigate cool """"""""ologies"""""""" (disciplines) at New York's American Museum of Natural History site. There are tons of activities relates to all the """"""""ologies"""""""" and wonderful videos and information for elementary level children."
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Published in 2006
Our star, the Sun, is an ordinary star. It is not particularly special compared to other stars in the universe, however, it is crucially important to us. As the massive energy source at the center of our solar system, the Sun is responsible for Earth's climate, weather, and life. In this lesson,...
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Published in 2011
This “Windows After Dark” event (part of the Windows to the Universe project) was designed to raise awareness about light pollution and encourage learning in astronomy. All the information needed to participate is available on the Star Count Website. At the conclusion of the event, the...
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Fireballs in the Sky is the award-winning outreach and citizen science program that connects the public with the research of the Desert Fireball Network, based at Curtin University in Perth, Australia. Together with NASA, the research project is expanding to become a Global Fireball Observatory that...
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Published in 2017
In collaboration with NASA, the NISE Network has assembled a set of engaging, hands-on Earth and space science experiences with connections to science, technology, and society.
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Astronomy Clubs throughout the United States are invited to partner with NASA Space Place to bring news of specific NASA projects to their members and to help spread the excitement of space and Earth science, as well as the technology that advances the science. Astronomy Club will receive monthly...
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Explore NASA Science brings you the latest news from NASA! Browse through information about the solar system, Sun, Earth, Missions, and more.
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