National Aeronautics and Space Administration is in charge of
all space programs for the United States. Here are a few websites
for you to dive into:
Edspace you find information
about Astronaut School, Living in Space, Bringing Space Home,
Explorer's Galaxy, and the Earth Crew of a mission. http://edspace.nasa.gov
Human Space Flight
, for mission status reports, space station, photos, history,
Kennedy Space Science Center,
keep track of launches, International Space Station,
School Can you eat bugs, or ride the vomit comet? http://edspace.nasa.gov/astroschool/astroschool.html
Biographies for crew members and candidates for future missions.
a Learning Center for Young Astronomers. Become an expert on the
solar system, the universe and other space facts. http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html
Become an expert. Take a look at space science for kids.
Kids offers an interactive way to learn about NASA's science
activities. It is especially designed for kids.
Space Online Explorations Online explorations are a fun,
interactive way to explore galaxies, black holes, comets, and
other fascinating objects.
the Cosmos / Online adventures, pictures, answers and more
about many topics about space.
Astronomy Links to things to see, do and learn from the Space
Telescope Science Institute and the Hubble Space Telescope.
in Space This is the place to go for "Shuttle Factoids."
Weather Science news and information about the Sun-Earth environment.
Keep up to date about Solar Winds, Geomagnetic Storms, and Near
Earth Asteroids. http://www.spaceweather.com/
you are the curious kind look at What's
Happening in Space Today for the current report about the
state of the sun, auroras, and space events. http://www.windows.ucar.edu/spaceweather/more_details.html
Pictures of Space
Daily Space Data The sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset
and twilight time tables for your location from the Navy can
be a useful classroom tool. Also included are important dates,
positions of the sun and moon, and eclipse information.
Picture of the Day from NASA. Every day a new picture or image
of the universe is placed here, with a brief explanation and links
to background information. http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html
when you can view The
International Space Station from your location.
good place to start your exploration of topics and resources about
space is NASA's Website.
The Educator's Section has helpful suggestions for teaching at
different Grade levels.http://www.nasa.gov/home/index.html?skipIntro=1Websit
Space Web-based activities primarily designed for classroom
Intergrated elementary group activities about space, with cool
images of astronauts, earth, the moon and many more. http://spaceplace.jpl.nasa.gov/teachers_page.htm
out of the world opportunity for teachers. http://education.nasa.gov
The Teaching tools
index is a convenient doorway to all of Amazing Space's teaching
Science Education Design resources and specialized exhibits
for science museums, planetariums, and other informal science
education settings. Links to funding opportunities for informal
Science Education Resource Directory (SSERD) A convenient
way to find NASA space science products for use in classrooms,
science museums, planetariums, and other settings. Searchable
by keyword, subject, and grade level. http://teachspacescience.org/
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