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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.

Education Programs

For Educators

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

@NASAedu on Twitter

TwitterFollow, tweet and re-tweet the latest from NASA Education.
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Current Opportunities

Free Webinar Series -- ‘NASA STEM Mania: STEM in Sports’
This series of free virtual educator professional development webinars will help you hit an education home run. Webinars are scheduled through March 19, 2015. Pre-game connections begin at 3:30 p.m. ET and webinars begin at 4 p.m. ET. Sign up today!


Space Launch System Booster Test Firing
On March 11, 2015, at 11:30 a.m. ET, NASA will test the largest solid propellant rocket booster in the world. Watch the test live on NASA TV or online.


NASA GPM-GLOBE Hands-On Field Campaign
Students worldwide are invited to grab rain gauges and learn how scientists use ground measurements to validate satellite precipitation data. Make your field observation measurements before April 15, 2015.

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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: February 26th, 2015
Page Editor: Flint Wild