Classrooms are invited to submit questions about the mission. Selected questions will be asked on NASA TV.
A NASA astronaut, a Mars rover "driver" and a space suit designer joined more than 1,000 middle school students in Long Beach, Calif., to discuss careers in space exploration.
How do scientists decide what images the Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft should take? Students can learn the scientific process when they enter an essay contest.
In this classroom activity, each student uses a styrofoam ball to represent the moon. The student is Earth and a light source is the sun.
This summer NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory welcomed nine aspiring science teachers as interns, thanks to the Science Teacher and Researcher program (STAR).
How will NASA's Solar Probe Plus study the sun when it is so far from the corona, asks a middle school student. The mission's observatory scientist has the answer.
I'm Zoë Bentley, a 13-year-old homeschooler from Arizona. I recently won second place in a NASA/USA Today contest and won a visit to JPL. Wow, what an experience!
JPL summer intern David Hayden won a major prize for a device that helps low-vision students keep up with peers in classroom note-taking. Hayden is legally blind.
After her freshman year in college, Sherrisse Bryant began doing laboratory research during the summer. After that experience, she didn't want to stop!
As part of NASA's Summer of Innovation, the Education Office at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., has been conducting educator workshops and providing resources for a range of summer learning providers.
High school intern Jessica Liang shares her experiences this summer working with the Mars Public Engagement team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Heriberto Reynoso's summer internship is taking him one step closer to the moon. He is building software that will help engineers on a proposed mission called MoonRise.
Here's a perfect hands-on lesson for summer camp: An easy-to-do activity that highlights asteroids and the spectacular images of a recent flyby of asteroid Lutetia.
I'm Zoe Bentley, a 13-year-old homeschooler from Arizona. I recently won second place for a project about exogeology because I plan to become an exogeologist and work for NASA.
The common key ingredient in mentors at JPL is that they want to give guidance to those interested in pursuing science and engineering careers.
Every summer, JPL hosts students and faculty who work on research projects as varied as their schools and academic interests.
Students from the Los Angeles area presented their science fair projects during JPL's Student Showcase on June 12, 2010. The event was part of NASA's Summer of Innovation.
Thirty-three students, from Puerto Rico, Hawaii and many U.S. states in between, kicked off their summer internships with JPL's Minority Education Office.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden kicked off the agency's new Summer of Innovation initiative today while at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calf.› View Image Gallery
What does it take to send a spacecraft to the largest planet in the solar system? NASA/JPL engineer Tracy Drain will explain.