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This site is full of articles about asteroids, comets and several other space topics. Near-Earth Objects (NEOs) are comets and asteroids that have been nudged by the gravitational attraction of nearby planets into orbits that allow them to enter the Earth's neighborhood. Composed mostly of water ice...
Grade Level   11 12
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There is growing documentation of the challenges women have faced and are facing in having an equal role in astronomy. At the same time, women are attaining important positions throughout the astronomical community, including the presidency of the International Astronomical Union and the American...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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"K-8 teachers and space enthusiasts of all ages, start your school year off right with a Solar System Bulletin Board from the NASA/JPL Educator Resource Center. The resources include a poster of Saturn's Titan Moon, taken by NASA's Cassini mission, along with student activities for grades 1-8; a...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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"NASA is offering Space Program """"""""Artifacts"""""""" and """"""""Special Items"""""""" for use or display in your science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) themed program. The purpose of this website is to provide a unique portal for authorized recipients to view NASA's Space...
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Search hundreds of resources by subject, grade level, type, and keyword.
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View a full list of events, opportunities, and more. Searchable by grade level taught.
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View a list of events, opportunities, and more. Search by:internships, fellowships, and scholarships; lectures and webcasts; competitions; workshops; K-8 student contests and things to do; Pre-Service educators; other opportunities.
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Below are instructions for making a simple paper model of the magnetosphere, out of a single sheet of paper. The black and white image can be copied in an ordinary xerox machine and may be colored by you or by students in whichever way is preferred. However, if you have a color printer, especially...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Over 12-000 previously unreleased pictures from the NASA Apollo Missions, including pictures of the moon, the earth, the moon's surface, and the astronauts that were on the missions. Flickr photostreams and albums.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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These 1-minute videos provide information on Pluto, including its moons, atmosphere, surface features, and scientific exploration.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Published in 2004
NASA uses robotic explorers to collect information about places where humans cannot travel. This classroom activity leads students to build and test a robotic-like hand.
Grade Level   3 4 5
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Grade 6-9 science teachers are invited to participate in a workshop focused on lunar science, exploration, and how our understanding of the Moon is growing and changing with new data from current and recent lunar missions. In-service and pre-service grade 6-9 science teachers are encouraged to...
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NASA’s Universe of Learning makes the cosmos accessible to learners of all ages through a variety of technologies and platforms. The inclusion of emerging technologies allows for the most interactive and immersive experiences available, which allows for learners to make a personal connection to...
Grade Level   4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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NASA brings you a complete set of 7 lessons about radio waves in space.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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The Astronauts Memorial Foundation, in partnership with the Space Foundation and NASA, annually presents the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award to recognize outstanding contributions by K-12 educators and district level personnel in the field of educational technology. Alan Shepard award...
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To measure ozone in the Earth's atmosphere, NASA built the approximately 6-500-pound Aura satellite. The spacecraft carries four high-tech instruments that scan the globe from more than 700 kilometers above the planet. For students, there is an easy way to investigate ozone in their own...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9
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What is sea ice? It is simply frozen ocean water. Why is sea ice important? While it occurs mainly in polar regions, sea ice influences our global climate. Changing amounts of sea ice can affect ocean circulations, weather patterns, and temperatures around the world. Sea ice insulates the relatively...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10
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Is the ozone hole getting smaller? How much rain is in the cloud of a hurricane? How much sea ice is melting in the Arctic? For over 50 years, NASA scientists have been asking questions and collecting data from space-based satellites to study Earth's changing environment. Engineers and scientists...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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NASA's Center for Astronomy Education, or CAE, announces a series of educator workshops for astronomy and space science educators. These workshops provide participants with experiences needed to create effective and productive active-learning classroom environments. Workshop leaders model best...
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Published in 2013
An animated storybook explains why people have explored since the beginning of time.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3
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