Teams of students build and launch a rocket to send the greatest number of paper clips to space (the ceiling).
In this lesson, students use hands-on activities involving kites and windsocks to learn that wind is a force that can be used to do work.
Students make masks to demonstrate Bernoulli's principle.
Teach students about ocean currents and how salt water is different from fresh water. Then let them use their new knowledge to play a game.
This lesson challenges students to create and test a water filtering system. The materials are available in English and Spanish.
Students plan and conduct a series of weather observations and then write a poem about the clouds they've observed.
Students sketch a diagram of a watering system and then build it.
Bring the Sun-Earth connection into your classroom with this collection of lessons and activities.
Students can discover the relative size of the sun and Earth, as well as the distance between them.
In this activity, students construct a robotlike hand to demonstrate how data are collected when using robotic technology.
Teach young students the concept of center of gravity by using a paper cutout of an airplane and a ruler.
Teach students about sound waves with this easy-to-make sound cone that turns up the volume on sounds.
In this hands-on activity, students use clay and other objects to make simple asteroids.
Teach good health in 2013 with this six-week international challenge that helps students train like an astronaut by focusing on fitness and nutrition.
Find games, activities and information about astronomy geared for younger students.
Landsat's 40-year legacy continues on Feb.11, 2013, with the next mission. Plan a party with these resources and watch the launch on NASA TV.
From the simple kite to the supersonic Hyper-X, students will learn about the history and science of aviation.
Students develop computer mouse skills to move a rover through a maze.
The activities in this educator guide encourage students to see the science all around them and to realize its relevancy in their lives.
Find out more about the space station with this fun, interactive website!