# NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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• ### Do-It-Yourself Podcast: Microgravity

Students can build their own podcasts using NASA video clips, audio clips and images that showcase the unique environment of microgravity.

• ### NASA y Tú

Help engage students and encourage STEM studies with this site from NASA and Univision. Videos and activities are available in Spanish and English.

• ### I Want to Hold Your Hand

In this activity, students construct a robotlike hand to demonstrate how data are collected when using robotic technology.

• ### Exploring Space Through Algebra: Orion

Students apply mathematics to decompose a cross section of Orion to estimate its area. They then make predictions concerning the vehicle's volume.

• ### 2012: Beginning of the End or Why the World Won't End?

Use answers to these FAQs to help respond to students' FAQs.

• ### Learning to Fly: The Wright Brothers' Adventure

This educator guide has information about Wilbur and Orville Wright and activities for building gliders.

• ### Speaking Volumes About Dust

Students explore the concept of density, then use an online interface to determine the density of dust grains in a volume of space in the solar system.

• ### NASA Brain Bites™: What Time Is It in Space?  →

04.06.10 - This short video explains why astronauts on the International Space Station do not use the sun to tell time.

• ### Spaced Out Sports Educator Guide

Combine the thrill of sports with the study of Newton's Laws of Motion with the activities in this guide.

• ### Student Scientists to Submit Space Station Experiments

10.14.11 - Students have the chance to envision and design their own experiment for the ultimate prize -- flying it on the International Space Station.

• ### Earth Calling ...

Students simulate spacecraft radio communication concepts, including the speed of light and the time-delay for signals sent to and from spacecraft.

• ### 1492: Using Data to Explain a Journey  →

10.12.11 - MY NASA DATA has a lesson to help students understand how Christopher Columbus journeyed across the Atlantic by examining wind patterns and data.

• ### Signals and Noise Ratio

Students use a hands-on activity, an online interactive and mathematics to explore a fundamental concept in spacecraft communication.

• ### Different Gravity

Students simulate microgravity using household items.

• ### GRAIL MoonKAM  →

While the two GRAIL spacecraft perform gravitational experiments, they will serve as eyes on the moon. Register for MoonKAM and give your students the opportunity to take pictures of the moon.

• ### Black Hole Math

Explore black hole concepts in their simplest mathematical form.

• ### NASA Explorer Schools

Participate in electronic professional development webinars and live chats, and gain access to STEM-focused lesson plans. Register today with NASA Explorer Schools.

• ### Windy Worlds -- August 2011: Year of the Solar System  →

This month's theme has activities and resources that show commonalities of other planets' atmosphere and Earth's.

• ### Pinwheel Activity Demonstrates Great Red Spot

Students create a model of Jupiter's Red Spot, rotating like a pinwheel around a central point to demonstrate the atmospheric dynamics of the cyclonic storm.

• ### Problem 19, Counting the Stars in Draco

Collect data about a star field and organize the data into a histogram.