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.
Students can color and practice letter writing, learn new words, solve simple addition problems and more.
Learn about aircraft, color pictures and build a dodecahedron with this fun activity.
Create an outdoor scale model of the solar system. Count jumps between planets to better understand the vast scale of the solar system.
Students calculate and build a scale-model solar system with beads and a string.
This 5-E lesson plan helps students identify natural resources on Earth, resources that help seeds and plants grow, and plants that provide food.
Students learn the dynamics of flight while studying a variety of subject areas.
In this hands-on activity from The Space Place, students make their own pinhole cameras and learn the principles of photography.
Work with a NASA expert to teach your students the importance of solar energy.
This video for grades K-5 explains how NASA assists paleontologists in finding dinosaurs by using remote-sensing technology.
In this lesson, students use basic plot line analysis to determine that the sun heats up land, air and water.
Young students create a basic graph using data from NASA.
Introduce students to geologic processes on Earth and identification of geologic features in images.
People think that Earth is closer to the sun in summer and farther from it in winter. This article explains what really causes the seasons.
These activities about the sun as a star are adapted for after-school programs with elementary-aged students.
Conduct this experiment with your students to demonstrate what happens to air when it is heated or cooled. Apply student findings to wind and weather.
Watch this video to find out about the balance between gravity and inertia that keeps the International Space Station in orbit.
Learn how NASA uses robotics in its exploration of space. Register for this event that brings a NASA specialist into your classroom virtually.
This lesson shows students how to build a model of a vehicle to take astronauts into deep space.
Have students create a platform that can safely cushion "astronauts" when they land.