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For Educators 5-8

NASA's Women of STEM

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NASA eClips™

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Use these educational video segments to inspire and engage students.
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Do-It-Yourself Podcast

DIY Podcast

Create your own podcast with NASA video and audio clips.
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NASA Apps

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Download free NASA apps for your smartphone or tablet.
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NASA e-Books

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Read NASA books on your mobile device.
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5-8 Educator Featured Teaching Materials

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5-8 Educator Featured Sites

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Educator Resource Center Network

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Educator Resource Centers

Locate ERCs in your state or region for free educational materials and services.

NASA Education Television

Education Programs

For Educators

NASA offers many educational programs for 5-8 educators throughout the year. See what is available now.

Current Opportunities

Free Lecture -- Exploring Pluto and Its Satellites at the Solar System's Frontier
Join New Horizons team leader Alan Stern, Pluto scientist William McKinnon and science writer Dava Sobel on July 16, 2014, at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, District of Columbia. Or watch the live webcast.


Free Webinar -- Solar System and the Periodic Table
During this 60-minute webinar, journey from the center to the outer boundaries of our solar system and discover that the periodic table is everywhere. The webinar will be offered on July 17, 2014, at noon EDT and again at 5 p.m. EDT.


MAVEN Workshop -- Red Planet: Read, Write, Explore!
Sign up today for this one-day workshop from the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN, or MAVEN, education team. Applications are due Sept. 15, 2014.

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Homework Topics

Create your lesson plans using NASA articles for students.

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A-Z List of NASA Websites for Educators
Find NASA resources from this alphabetic listing of NASA sites.


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Page Last Updated: July 9th, 2014
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