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NASA Resources for your Classroom

Check out the following space related resources to enhance your classroom, teaching, and learning experience. You may just want to share it with others!

Activity   Activity  
NASA The Scale of the Universe

What does the universe look like on small scales? On large scales?
NASA Interactive Features

Interactive activities and animations.
Eclipses Information

Information regarding eclipses.
Chandra X-ray Observatory

Classroom activities, printable materials, interactive games & more.
NASA Ask an Astrobiologist

Have a question about life in the universe?
NASA

Visit the official NASA webpage.
NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day

Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
LiftOff: Rockets to Robots Summer Camp at NASA in Houston, TX

LiftOff 2013 will highlight the future of space exploration. Ignite the spark and pass the torch to your students.
Magnifying the Universe

Illustration of over 100 items within the observable universe ranging from galaxies to insects, nebulae and stars to molecules and atoms.
NASA Wavelength

A full spectrum of NASA Resources for Earth and Space Science Education
Cassini Solstice Mission

Cassini is the first spacecraft to orbit Saturn with 7 more years to study the planet.
Solar System Exploration

A full spectrum of NASA Resources for Earth and Space Science Education
NASA's Eyes on the Solar System

A Visualization Tool to Download
   


Additional Resources

Check out the following online resources to enhance your classroom, teaching, and learning experience. You may just want to share it with others!

STEM Activities   STEM Activities  
Mind Trekkers Challenge-Based Instruction at UTPA
Science from AAAS NIMBioS-National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
TED Talks National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
The Science of Superheroes

(Ted Talk)
Sally Ride Science

Resources on the Web for STEM Education
ExxonMobil Community & Development HHMI BioInteractive  
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Education Center Informal Science

Resources for informal science education
Visualization at Texas A&M Fibonacci Numbers—Mathemagic with Dr. Art Benjamin

Empower students by guiding them to discovery the patterns!
National Girls Collaborative Project National Medal of Science Winners

Videos of scientists discussing their research and what inspired them
HOWTOSMILE.ORG Biology in a Box
NIMBioS Teacher Collaboration Program NIMBioS Upcoming Tutorials
Teaching Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Engineering Design Through Media NRICH


 

Professional Development

Check out the following online resources to enhance your classroom, teaching, and learning experience. You may just want to share it with others!

STEM Activities   STEM Activities  
UTPA Research Experience for Teachers Engineering Summer Camp
Deadline: March 31, 2014
Participants: 6-12 grade teachers
University of New Mexico Summer Math Camp
Summer 2014 Research Experience for Teachers
University Transportation Center for Railway Safety
Deadline: February 28, 2014
Participants: 4-12 grade teachers
LiftOff: Rockets to Robots Summer Camp at NASA in Houston, TX

LiftOff 2013 will highlight the future of space exploration. Ignite the spark and pass the torch to your students.
Summer 2014 Research Experience for Teachers
Deadline: September 1, 2014
Participants: Math, Biology, and Related Fields