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For Educators 5-8

NASA's Women of STEM

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NASA eClips™

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Use these educational video segments to inspire and engage students.
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Do-It-Yourself Podcast

DIY Podcast

Create your own podcast with NASA video and audio clips.
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NASA Apps

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Download free NASA apps for your smartphone or tablet.
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NASA e-Books

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Read NASA books on your mobile device.
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5-8 Educator Featured Teaching Materials

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5-8 Educator Featured Sites

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Educator Resource Center Network

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Educator Resource Centers

Locate ERCs in your state or region for free educational materials and services.

NASA Education Television

Education Programs

For Educators

NASA offers many educational programs for 5-8 educators throughout the year. See what is available now.

Current Opportunities

National Mars Education Conference
Join the Mars Program Chief Scientist from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory for an immersive educator conference taking place Sept. 27, 2014, in Tempe, Arizona. Applications are due Sept. 23, 2014.


Solar System Ambassadors Program Accepting Applications
Join this nationwide network of space enthusiast volunteers. Applications for 2015 are due Sept. 30, 2014.


Sally Ride EarthKAM
Sign up for this free opportunity that allows students to take pictures of Earth from a digital camera aboard the International Space Station. The next mission begins Oct. 20, 2014.

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Homework Topics

Create your lesson plans using NASA articles for students.

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Educators Search

A-Z List of NASA Websites for Educators
Find NASA resources from this alphabetic listing of NASA sites.


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Page Last Updated: September 17th, 2014
Page Editor: Flint Wild