08.10.11 - Andrew Vanden Heuvel's final exam for a high school astronomy course challenges students to convert raw Hubble images into beautiful color pictures.
08.04.11 - James Beasley and David Markham were among a dozen teachers who returned to the classroom this summer – not as instructors, but as students.
08.09.11 - Teachers fly research experiments in microgravity to inspire future explorers and scientists.
08.05.11 - A satellite built by amateur radio operators and released into space by International Space Station cosmonauts is transmitting data, pictures and messages to students around the world.
08.03.11 - A team of students from Oakton Community College competed in the NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition with the help of an unexpected teammate.
08.01.11 - A call from the Audio Control Room at NASA's Johnson Space Center marked the last education downlink from the space shuttle.
07.27.11 - After viewing Hubble images of stars and galaxies, Joan Labay-Marquez's students create their own planetarium on playground equipment.
The book “Getting a Feel for Lunar Craters” features tactile diagrams of the lunar surface. The book is free.
Atlantis Pilot Doug Hurley and Mission Specialist Rex Walheim field questions while in space from "Summer of Innovation" student participants.
It began as a dream and has captivated students for 30 years.
07.13.11 - For these students and teachers, NASA was the first step in their incredible journey.
Find educational resources and information on NASA's final space shuttle mission.
NASA works with Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts to develop interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
06.27.2011 - Helping to keep students active and learning throughout the summer, NASA kicks off its Summer of Innovation activities for middle school students.
07.12.11 - Through the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program, 11 communities will take part in the final space shuttle flight.
Visit this site before the launch to upload an image to be flown aboard the final space shuttle mission. Check back after the launch to print your flight certificate, check on mission status, find NASA educational resources and follow the crew on Twitter and Facebook.
Commemorate the 30-year history of the Space Shuttle Program with this free educational program for ages 9-12. Entries are due Aug. 5, 2011.
06.09.11 - NASA Associate Administrator for Education Leland Melvin serves as guest of honor and keynote speaker at the Destination ImagiNation Global Finals 2011 in Knoxville.
Hundreds of fourth- through sixth-grade students watched as their rockets soared in the seventh annual Intermediate Space Challenge.
Set to launch on June 9, 2011, the Aquarius satellite will measure ocean salinity to study climate interactions and the global water cycle. Visit this site for activities related to the mission.