When:Thursday, June 1 - Sunday, December 31
Where:NASA Europa Clipper Website
Target Audience:General Public
Send your name to Jupiter on NASA's Europa Clipper spacecraft. The mission is scheduled to launch in 2024 on a journey to explore Jupiter's ocean moon – the next frontier in our search for life beyond Earth. Your name will be etched onto a microchip and mounted on the spacecraft along with a poem by the U.S. Poet Laureate, Ada Limón.
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Plus, explore related educational resources below!
Explore these educational resources, lessons, and activities to get students engaging in science and engineering related to the Europa Clipper mission.
- Student Project
Write a Poem About Space
Are you a space poet, and you didn't even know it? Find out how to create your own poems inspired by space!
Ocean Worlds Activities for Students
Learn about the ocean worlds throughout our solar system with these science and engineering activities for students.
In this cross-curricular STEM and language arts lesson, students learn about planets, stars and space missions and write STEM-inspired poetry to share their knowledge of or inspiration about these topics.
Ocean Worlds Lessons for Educators
Explore a collection of standards-aligned STEM lessons all about ocean worlds throughout our solar system.
- Expert Talk
Teaching Space With NASA – Exploring Europa
In this educational live stream, NASA experts discuss the search for life beyond Earth and an upcoming mission to explore Jupiter's moon Europa.
Ocean Worlds Articles from NASA/JPL Edu
Read about NASA missions exploring ocean worlds beyond Earth, and meet the interns taking part in the discovery process.
- Problem set
Flying Through the Plume on Saturn's Moon Enceladus
A daring feat by NASA’s Cassini mission at Saturn shed new light on the ocean world Enceladus. Get students exploring the math behind the science.
JPL Virtual Tour
From visiting mission control to seeing where space robots are built, this interactive tour lets online users explore the historic space facility from anywhere in the world.
Resources for Kids
Check out these related resources for kids from NASA's Space Place:
- Article: Is There Ice on Other Planets?
- Article & Coloring Page: Europa - Jupiter's Ocean World
- Lectora en Español: ¿Hay hielo en otros planetas?
- Lectora en Español & Página Para Colorear: El mundo oceánico de Júpiter
- Project: Make a Colorful Crayon Europa With Textures
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