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NASA Education

NASA Central Operation of Resources for Educators (CORE)    - Start here if looking for educational sites from NASA.

Ask the Space Scientist: FAQ page - Archive of answers from this site which receives 30-50 questions a day about the earth, the moon, the cosmos, and other space topics; a NASA site.

Basics of Space Flight Learners' Workbook - The goal of this training module from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory is to provide an aid for identifying and understanding the general concepts associated with space flight in general and deep space missions in particular.

Destination: Earth - NASA's Earth Science Enterprise is an initiative to advance Earth science.

EclipseCast - Science news and images from the August 11, 1999 total solar eclipse.

Electronic Resources for Educators from NASA - links to earth and space science educational materials throughout the WWW from the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center.

Exploration In Education - a NASA-supported program of the Special Studies Office (SSO) of the Space Telescope Science Institute features Electronic Picture Books

Exploring Technology with Satellite Imagery - An educational outreach program based at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Goddard Space Flight Center Eclipse Page - Learn About the Total Solar Eclipse of February 1998, Activities from Goddard Space Flight Center and links to cool sites on eclipse information

Gravity - An FAQ that answers the top 15 questions about that force we all know and love: gravity

High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center - Education and Public Outreach Activities at the HEASARC/NASA

ILIAD - Your Personal Offline Search Engine;A NASA/JSC Learning Technologies Project

Imagine The Universe! - Dedicated to a discussion about our Universe... This site from NASA is intended primarily for ages 14 and up. If you are interested in a lower level, more basic discussion about astronomy and space exploration, try StarChild site.

J-Track Satellite Tracking - Shuttle, Mir, and other satellite tracking Java Applet which also shows Day/Night and near current weather conditions--a NASA site

Lewis Learning Technologies Project - K-12 Educator resources, Aeronautic Educational Resources, and Internet Access Research

NASA Genesis Mission Outreach - An abundance of standards-based science education materials allows teachers, students, and the public to study the the sun and solar system origins as a NASA mission unfolds.

NASA Classroom of the Future Program - The COTF at Wheeling Jesuit University develops and conducts research on technology-based learning materials that challenge students to solve problems by using datasets and other information resources provided by the four strategic enterprises of NASA: Aero-Space Technology, Human Exploration and Development of Space, Earth Science Enterprise, and Space Science.

NASA Educator Resource Center Network - NASA provides expertise and facilities to help educators access and utilize science, mathematics, and technology instructional products aligned with national standards and appropriate state frameworks and based on NASA's unique mission and results

NASA Spacelink - An Aeronautics & Space Resource for Educators - NASA Spacelink is a service of the Education Division of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

NASA Spacelink - Cool Picks - There is no single definition of cool, but here we have gathered some of the intriguing NASA materials and sites for your review.

NASA Student Involvement Program (NSIP) - an educational program of investigations and learning activities for students in grades K-12. NSIP facilitates learning in science, mathematics, technology, and geography.

NASA's SSDOO Summer Intern Activities - Each summer the Space Science Data Operations Office hosts a number of interns from various education programs supported by the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center(GSFC). Students from different colleges/ universities across the country and several local high schools join staff members for six to eight weeks to work on various scientific and technical tasks.

Origins Education Outreach - NASA Origins program

Origins: Timeline of the Universe - This NASA tutorial follows the 15-billion-year-long history of the Universe.

Project STELLAR: The Care and Feeding of Black Holes - The Care and Feeding of Black Holes; How Can You See Something that Swallows Light?

Quest: NASA K-12 Internet Initiative - lists of educational online NASA activities

The Remote Sensing Tutorial - This is a very exhaustive on-line tutorial approach to learning about the role of space science and technology in monitoring the Earth's surface and atmosphere. It is sponsored by the Applied Information Science Branch at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and will serve as a primer for the new user as well as a teaching tool for the educational community.

The RXTE Learning Center - a forum for explaining the science the satellite RXTE does, as well as striving to introduce concepts of X-ray astronomy to the public and to provide teachers with data and lesson plans that can be used in the classroom. This NASA site also includes descriptions of discoveries RXTE has made. Ages: Upper High School to adult.

Science Links - The Science Section of Imagine the Universe! from NASA

The Science of Star Trek - Is Star Trek really a science show? Could people really DO the fantastic things they do on the Star Trek programs?

A Space Library - David Seal, a mission designer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, has developed an impressive array of space-related resources at his Web site. A solar system simulator lets you view any body in the solar system from any other, from several centuries ago to several centuries from now. There are maps and images of the surfaces of planets, and accurately-rendered star backgrounds that include up to one million stars.

Space Science Education Resources - Includes links to NASA Affiliated sites, Professional Organizations and Standards,Schools/Museums/Planetariums, and more, from the Space Science Data Operations Office of NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Space Team Online (STO) - Hosted by NASA's Quest Project, STO is a location on the Internet that allows Internet users to interact with members of NASA, and publish their work online. Live activities include Web chats with members of NASA.

Spacelink - NASA Educational Products - Listed in this area are the current NASA educational products available on Spacelink. Throughout the year NASA produces new items and revises existing products. The publication number shown with the product indicates its version.

STARDUST Microchips - million names went to the stars

Summer High School Apprenticeship Research Program - SHARP, sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), is designed for students who have demonstrated an interest in and aptitude for mathematics, science, engineering and technology (MSET). Held during the summer at 11 NASA locations. Eligibility information and application form available.

Summer High School Apprenticeship Research Program at Goddard - NASA Goddard SHARP - Learn how to apply, meet the 1998 and 1999 SHARP apprentices, and apply for scholarships.

Thursday's Classroom - News, research, lesson plans and educational activities from NASA.

Virtual Trips to Black Holes and Neutron Stars - descriptions and MPEG movies that take you on exciting trips. These movies are scientifically accurate computer animations made with strict adherence to Einstein's General Theory of Relativity. The descriptions are written to be understandable on a variety of levels - from the casually curious to the professionally inquisitive.(a NASA supported site)

WebStars: Astrophysics in Cyberspace - This list of astronomical resources created by the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. It is intended as a resource for users who have a general interest in astronomical topics.

Women of NASA - Interactive project designed to encourage young women to pursue careers in math, science and technology by providing as role models outstanding women working in diverse fields at NASA

You Be The Scientist Mission Statement - to increase interest and aptitude in the fields of math, science, and technology at the middle and secondary levels to develop technical literacy.

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