# NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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• ### On the Moon Educator Guide

NASA and PBS's "Design Squad®" offer students six hands-on engineering challenges for class time or after-school programs.

• ### Newton Car

09.22.09 - Students investigate the relationship between mass, acceleration and force as described in Newton's second law of motion.

• ### NASA -- Careers

09.15.09 - NASA is more than astronauts.

• ### Fire Image Offers Lesson in Space-Based Observations

09.04.09 - What can an instrument in space tell us about the fires tearing through southern California?

• ### Taking the Measure of the Universe Poster

09.09.09 - This poster and series of activities make the use of measurement and computation in mathematics visible to students.

• ### Blast Back to School

08.11.09 - Add a little space to your classroom this year with NASA educational resources.

• ### Image Scale Math

08.25.09 - Students determine the scale factor in a picture to calculate the size of places and other planets.

• ### Teachers, Whip Up a Mouth-Watering Meteorite Activity

08.17.09 - A recent meteorite discovery on Mars and an edible classroom activity provide a scrumptious way to kick off the new school year with a meteorite lesson.

• ### Introducing a New Moon

08.04.09 - "Selene," a NASA-funded game, guides students to see the moon in a new way.

• ### Water Rocket Construction

07.28.09 - Construct and launch a simple bottle rocket made from a two-liter soda bottle.

• ### Space Math Problem 9, Space Weather Crossword

07.21.09 - Students use order of operations to solve a puzzle.

• ### Apollo Landing Sites

07.14.09 - In this activity, students learn about the locations and geology of the six Apollo landing sites.

• ### The Electromagnetic Spectrum Unit

06.30.09 - Investigate the visible light spectrum using five activities.

• ### Constructing a Spectroscope

06.16.09 - These instructions lead students to build a simple spectroscope with adult supervision.

• ### DIY Podcast: Sports Demo

Challenge your students to learn about gravity, microgravity, and force and motion by building podcasts featuring the science of sports in space.

• ### From Galileo to the Great Observatories

05.19.09 - This page features activities associated with historic discoveries in astronomy from the time of Galileo to NASA's past, current and future observatories, with emphasis on the Hubble Space Telescope.

• ### The Hubble Space Telescope Inspires Wonder

05.12.09 - The Hubble educational resource site offers activities and resources for three primary themes: Hubble Careers, From Galileo to the Great Observatories, and the Hubble Walk: Spacesuits and Spacewalks.

• ### Hubble Deep Field Academy  →

05.05.09 - Examine a Hubble Deep Field image and simulate the process astronomers have gone through to count, classify and identify objects in the image as well as estimate the objectsâ€™ distances from Earth.

• ### The Atmospheric Filter Unit

04.28.09 - Demonstrate how the components of Earth's atmosphere absorb or distort incoming electromagnetic radiation.

• ### Exploring the Environment  →

04.14.09 - Try an integrated approach to environmental science.