NASA 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:
At Edspace you find information about Astronaut School, Living in Space,
Bringing Space Home, Explorer's Galaxy, and the Earth Crew of
Human Space Flight for
mission status reports, space station, photos, history.
Kennedy Space Science Center, keep track of launches, International
Space Online Explorations Online explorations are a fun, interactive
way to explore galaxies, black holes, comets, and other fascinating
the Cosmos Online adventures, pictures, answers and more
about many space topics.
Space Telescope. See amazing pictures taken by the Hubble
Telescope. See Stars, Galaxies, and learn more about our planets.
Learn how the Hubble works; even see pictures of the universe
taken by the Hubble perhaps before the earth was created.
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.
If 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.
View amazing pictures from space Public
Pictures of Space
when you can view The
International Space Station from your location.
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.
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.
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.
Space Place Integrated elementary group activities about
space, with cool
images of astronauts, earth, the moon and many more.
Space Web-based activities primarily designed for classroom
Education Program out of the world opportunity for teachers.
See the NASA Education Page
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.
tools index is a convenient doorway to all of Amazing
Space's teaching materials.
Science Education Design resources and specialized exhibits
for science museums, planetariums, and other informal science
education settings. Links to funding opportunities for informal
A learning center for young
Child. Become an expert on the solar system,
the universe and other space facts.
Connecting NASA curricular
activities with K-12 educational standards. Easy to read and
find activities connecting them with National Standards (math
Teacher's Corner. Although the entire Space Place site may
be helpful to teachers and students, the resources linked here
were developed specifically to help in the classroom.
and aviation curriculum developed by Alabama State Department
Learn how to engage your
students and teach science in the context of the STS-118 shuttle
mission with the first Educator Astronaut spaceflight.
library and student resources For years and years, the dream
of flying through outer space has inspired people to enter the
fields of science and engineering and make their dreams come true.
The NASA Headquarters library owns children's resources on outer
space that start back at the birth of science fiction and continue
to some of today's newest titles that will encourage the next
generation of rocketeers.