Students connect the idea of the tilt and orbit of Earth (changing of seasons) with monthly snow and ice data from January to June 2008.
These fun and simple activities help students learn the basic principles of flight.
In this activity, students create a flipbook of drawings showing the progression of a total solar eclipse.
Students perform an experiment to show how a rocket works.
Students identify the International Space Station and different types of rockets as objects in the sky built by humans.
Open up some cookies and scrape off the cream filling to make the four major phases of the moon.
In this video learning clip, the Tree House Detectives visit an expert on sonic booms.
Find fun lesson plans about space science that are adaptable for younger grades.
Students examine how weather affects flight paths and arrival times.
This video for grades K-5 briefly discusses telescopes and looks at different types of stars and areas that may harbor life outside our solar system.
NASA is offering more space shuttle heat shield tiles and food packaged for spaceflight to museums and schools. Apply while the supply lasts.
Search NASA downloadable educational materials online by subject, grade level and product type.
This activity blends the excitement of space exploration of Saturn with reading and writing.
In this lesson, students answer the question: What do I need to know about Mars to live there in the future? Available in English and Spanish.
The journey to Mars begins in the classroom.
Use out-of-this-world activities for a healthier generation of students.
The Mars Curiosity Rover landed on the Red Planet on Aug. 5, 2012. Learn more with this fact-filled, interactive guide that includes lesson plans.
How can cake ingredients be whipped into a moonlike crater? This activity works in classrooms, in camps and at home.
Students will identify major parts of bar graphs of authentic NASA data.
This kit includes basil seeds that have been flown on the space station. Grow the seeds in your classroom to see if spaceflight affected them.