04.27.10 - In this lesson, by analyzing differences in incoming solar radiation graphs, students determine areas of the country that are most likely to produce solar energy.
04.20.10 - Students investigate the important characteristics of a successful ecosystem in this problem-based learning activity.
Students use graphing to compare the sunspot cycle with the record of satellites re-entering the atmosphere and determine if there is a correlation.
Learn about spacesuits and how they have evolved. Meet people who design, build and work with them.
03.30.10 - Students stomp on a 2-liter bottle and force the air inside through connected plastic pipes to propel a paper rocket.› Pop! Rockets | › Pop! Rocket Launcher Directions
03.24.10 - Thirteen year old Ajay Ramesh and twelve year old Prithvi Aiyaswamy, two seventh grade boys from Chaboya Middle School, San Jose, Calif., were so excited about their visit to the Fluid Mechanics Laboratory at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., that they could barely sleep the night before their visit.
03.16.10 - Students interpret a timeline table to extract information about a solar storm by adding and subtracting time.
02.17.10 - Flex your creative muscle and make your own podcast about staying fit, even in space.
02.02.10 - Students create scatter plots to interpret linear and quadratic data relating to a space shuttle flight during the ascent phase.
01.26.10 - An activity for grades 3-5 encourages students to be creative as they explore the beauty, science and mythology of auroras.
01.26.10 - Students classify rocks from their neighborhoods to predict the origins of moon rocks.
Students calculate and build a scale-model solar system with beads and a string.
12.30.09 - The NASA/JPL Education Office is ringing in the New Year with some educational tips for students, educators and families.
In this lesson, students use scientific data to form maps and a numerical text file of snow cover for each continent on a particular date.
12.15.09 - This edition of the educator guide includes hands-on activities related to two of NASA's precursor missions to humans' return to the moon. Topics include lunar landforms and spacecraft design.
12.08.09 - Three activities demonstrate how electromagnetic radiation is collected and detected with mirrors, lenses and infrared detectors. The activity includes a student sheet.
Season's greetings are offered by International Space Station Commander Jeff Williams in a special video message.› View This Video
12.01.09 - Students answer the question "How can humans remain healthy while on extended space missions?"
10.20.09 - In this lab activity, students compare Earth soil to simulated Martian soil. Students collect and examine soil samples, just as NASA's Phoenix Mars Mission collects samples on the Red Planet.
10.15.09 - To celebrate the Galileo mission's 20th anniversary, we've pulled a favorite fun activity from the archives: The Great Red Spot Pinwheel.