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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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Lectures, featuring astronomers giving nontechnical lectures on recent developments in astronomy, are now available on their own YouTube Channel
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This is the Youtube channel of the NASA Lunar Science Institute.
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Archive of videos from NASA
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By carykh
Published in 2012
This video scrolls through different sizes found in the observable universe.
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2013
You already know that a trip to the beach can give you a nasty sunburn, but the nitty gritty of sun safety is actually much more complex. Wrinkle-causing UVA rays and burn-inducing UVB's can pose a serious risk to your health (and good looks). So what can you do? Kevin P. Boyd makes the case to slap...
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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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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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NAGT works to foster improvement in the teaching of the Earth sciences at all levels of formal and informal instruction, to emphasize the cultural significance of the Earth sciences and to disseminate knowledge in this field to the general public. We support research-based teaching through...
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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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Target Asteroids! and Target NEOs! are citizen science projects of the NASA OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission that provide data for continued study of near-Earth asteroids. Target Asteroids! is a communication and public engagement project of the OSIRIS-REx mission. Target NEOs! is a...
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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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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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The National Science Foundation provides answers to The Big Questions about astronomy, detailing our place in the cosmos and where it all came from. Interactive view through the telescope also available.
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NASA established STEM Education and Accountability Project, or SEAP, in 2014 to help meet the goals of the NASA Strategic Plan. The SEAP site contains information and links to NASA Educator Professional Development, Internships, Fellowships, Scholarships, STEM Engagement, and Institutional...
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This program is designed to motivate students to gain an interest in Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology (STEM) related subjects. Stunning images of Earth, taken by astronauts in space, are the hook to help students not only want to learn about Earth processes but to provide them with the...
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NASA For Educators provides astronomy news, signups for weekly emails, educational resources, and more stories from NASA's wprk in space.
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Published in 2016
These Kindergarten-Graduate level earth science resources talk about: measurement and scientific theory, our Earth in space, solar system, and astronomy.
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