Why did the ash from the recent eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland cause a problem for airplanes?
Find out what happens when air pressure changes and how it affects people. Try the air pressure experiments and word search, and then take a balloon ride.
Learn what it takes to bring the space shuttle home after a mission.
Learn more about the orbiter that will take the STS-132 crew to the space station.
Visit this site for a selective list of short stories and novels that use more or less accurate science. They can be used for teaching or reinforcing astronomy and physics concepts.
This interactive and interdisciplinary science product allows students to use Earth data to explain real-time animal migrations through hands-on and inquiry-based lessons.
Read Mission Specialist Clay Anderson's training journals to see what it is like to train for a space shuttle mission.
This is a collection of 30 questions and answers about Earth's magnetism from Dr. Sten Odenwald's "Ask the Space Scientist" Web site.
Magnetism is a simple force, but many of its properties seem mysterious. Learn more about magnetism and find mathematics problems related to sunspots.
Check out this new site just for teens! Access current NASA data, conduct real experiments with NASA scientists and find space-related summer internships.
Many students and parents ask what kinds of classes and activities should be taken to become an engineer or scientist. Visit this site for ideas and topics to consider.
For more than 40 years, NASA technology has contributed to the development of commercial products and services that benefit the public. These videos explain major contributions to the fields of health and medicine.
Learn more about each of the space shuttles.
The winning team from the 2009 No Boundaries competition got an inside look at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
View satellite images and topography information of the region affected by the 7.0-magnitude earthquake.
The Galilean Moons--Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto--were discovered 400 years ago on Jan. 7, 1610.
Check out the student services section for information on NASA's recruitment schedule, helpful interview techniques, information on completing a resume and much more.
Watch what happens when ordinary objects are cooled to cryogenic temperatures, and learn about phase changes.
Use real astronomical data in your classroom! The Global Telescope Network is an informal association of scientists, students, individuals and observatories interested in supporting NASA's high-energy astrophysics missions.
Move, pack, and unpack Robonaut in 3D Virtuality!