NASA Sci Files segment exploring the International Space
Station and how living in space is different than living on
NASA Sci Files segment explaining
what meteors, meteoroids, and meteorites are and the
differences in these.
A Day Aboard the Space Shuttle
Astronauts show how to take a
shower, eat breakfast and brush their teeth!
Living Aboard a Space Shuttle, a Home Away From Home
Gravity on Earth Versus Gravity in Space: What's the
The Role of Microgravity in Research
Learn why microgravity is a
good environment for scientific research.
Brain Bites™: Why Do Astronauts Live in Cans?
Share this video with your
students to show them why cylinders are the shape of choice
for space station design.
Watch clips from this History
Channel sponsored series. Includes Phases of the Moon,
Navigating by the Stars, Viewing a Solar Eclipse, Behold the
Young Astronomers Can Represent!
...The Solar System
that is. Choose one of the kits below to create a colorful
representation of the planets in our own Sol system.
Hole Rescue! Save the words from the monstrous gravitational
Catch a Gravitational Crossword Wave, Dude!
Let's Go to Mars
You and your crew are about to blast
off to Mars! Now you must decide what to take on the
long journey in space.
Launch a spacecraft as if it were a
NASA Kids' Club: Rocket Builder
Build a fleet of
rockets in this online game.
Learn what star colors mean while playing this fun
Put clues together to find the
planets and moons.
Test your comet IQ and grab some comet dust.
Why Do We Only See One Side of the Moon?
This NASA's Brain Bites video will
answer the question.
Discover stars, planets, and galaxies, as
you explore the solar system and the universe. Explore the eight planets
and beyond to deep space objects in this informative overview for older
Galaxies Galore, Games and More
Games, activities, plus teacher tips.
this additional information for teachers.
Earth and Sky
This website offers a lot to think about --
from pearls to penguins, and Jupiter to jellyfish. Stop on by and
listen to one of their radio shows, or enter their young illustrators contest.
NASA for Kids
Interesting and fun facts, contests, and
activities from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
NASA Kids Club
Play Mars Fun Zone, Buzz Lightyear
Travels to Space, NASA Picture Dictionary, and more.
NASA Space Place for Kids
Age appropriate astronomy info presented
by NASA and HEASARC. With sections for young kids, a more advanced
version for older kids, plus an area for 14 and older, this site ensures
that every kid interested in astronomy can come away with
treasured insights into the stars, the planets, black holes, and more.
Printable materials for teachers.
Views of the Solar System
Images and information suitable for more
middle school and above.
The Nine Planets
Things You Can Use in Space
Astronaut and Space Ship
About Space P
from About.com. 27 pages to color.
Space Coloring Sheets
From TOPEX/Poseidon Pictures
Space Activity Sheets
from Enchanted Learning
Space Shuttle Word Search
Space Word Jumble
Wall-E -- Download and print your free activity book! Coloring fun, dot to dot, and more.
More Lesson Plan Ideas
Eyes On the Sky, Feet On the Ground
Hands on astronomy
activities for kids on topics including the Earth's orbit and rotation,
Time and the Calendar, Mapping, the Solar System, and the Moon.
Many More Astronomy & Space Lesson Plans
Teacher Developed Earth & Space Science Lessons & Classrooms Activities
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