Resources for Educators
An International Cooperation: The International Space Station
Resources for the segment: "Science on the International Space Station"
-- This article explains the international partnership of space agencies and how each provides and operates the elements of the International Space Station.
Understanding Mass vs. Weight on the International Space Station
-- People often confuse the terms "mass" and "weight." We use them interchangeably even though they have very different meanings. This website has great videos and activities to demonstrate the difference more clearly.
3-2-1 Liftoff Educator Guide
-- This NASA educator guide for pre-K through second-grade focuses on activities about the International Space Station and the role rockets play in its construction.
International Space Station Experiments for Students
-- Students from around the world participate in space station science activities. Visit the links below and visit the educational experiments site to learn about student opportunities.
Resources for Students
What Is It Like to Live and Work in Space?
-- This website has information on how astronauts and cosmonauts live and work on the International Space Station.
EarthKAM for Kids!
-- This website offers students a chance to have some fun while learning about our world. Visit the EarthKam student website to explore images of Earth taken from space and perhaps to be able to take your own images!
Train Like an Astronaut
-- Do you have what it takes to keep as fit as the astronauts? Find out and challenge yourself by visiting the physical fitness training challenges.
NASA eClips™ Video Clips About the International Space Station
-- These short videos talk about questions you might have, such as "How do astronauts use water on the space station?" You also can learn about the pictures taken by astronauts.
Expeditions and Crew Members to the International Space Station
-- Learn more about current expeditions and crew members, as well as future expeditions to the space station.