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This activity challenges students to design and build a solar box cooker. Once constructed, test the solar oven by using it to make S'mores.
In this lesson, students learn how scientists determined the new classification of planets and why Eris and Pluto are called dwarf planets.
On June 5, 2012, Venus will pass directly between the sun and Earth. Learn more about this rare event.
Entries are due Nov. 15, 2012.
› Visit site → | › See past winners →In this lesson, students examine materials used in the aerospace industry and learn how researchers develop new materials for flying faster.
Explore space science with this collection of mathematical problems for students.
In this lesson, students use a plot to determine the number of minor planets on this side of the asteroid belt.
These step-by-step instructions explain how to create a color picture using images from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer space telescope.
In this activity, students learn what a transit is and what effects a planet's size and distance from its star have on transit behavior.
In this Math and Science @ Work advanced statistics activity, students evaluate pressures experienced by astronauts during underwater training.
This collection of lesson plans and easy-to-do activities are just the "hook" needed to bring the science of space weather to the classroom.
Each Wednesday in March, NASA's Digital Learning Network is hosting a webcast that features a high school senior from NASA's WISH project.
These mathematical problems and activities investigate waves and the electromagnetic spectrum.
Learn how NASA determined the best shape for the first manned space capsules. This series includes a video clip, audio clip and teachers guide.
Math and Science @ Work presents two free-response questions about spaceflight's effects on the body for advanced high school biology students.
› Immune System | › Skeletal SystemHelp engage students and encourage STEM studies with this site from NASA and Univision. Videos and activities are available in Spanish and English.
Students can build their own podcasts using NASA video clips, audio clips and images that showcase the unique environment of microgravity.
Students apply mathematics to decompose a cross section of Orion to estimate its area. They then make predictions concerning the vehicle's volume.
In this real-world application, students use integration to find the volume of the Orion Crew Module -- NASA's newest spacecraft.