In this standards-aligned unit, students learn about Mars, design a mission to explore the planet, build and test model spacecraft and components, and engage in scientific exploration.
In this standards-aligned unit, students learn about Mars, design a mission to explore the planet, build and test model spacecraft and components, and engage in scientific exploration.
What is sea-level rise and how does it affect us? This "Teachable Moment" looks at the science behind sea-level rise and offers lessons and tools for teaching students about this important climate topic.
What is sea-level rise and how does it affect us? This "Teachable Moment" looks at the science behind sea-level rise and offers lessons and tools for teaching students about this important climate topic.
In this advanced programming activity, students will construct a light-wavelength detector to model future technology for communicating with spacecraft.
In this advanced programming activity, students will construct a light-wavelength detector to model future technology for communicating with spacecraft.
In this intermediate-level programming challenge, students use microdevices along with light and mirrors to build a relay that can send information to a distant detector.
In this intermediate-level programming challenge, students use microdevices along with light and mirrors to build a relay that can send information to a distant detector.
Explore space and science activities that students can do with NASA at Home, including video tutorials for making rockets, Mars rovers, Moon landers, and more.
Explore space and science activities that students can do with NASA at Home, including video tutorials for making rockets, Mars rovers, Moon landers, and more.
In this illustrated problem set, students use pi to compare the sizes of Mars landing areas, calculate the length of a year for a distant solar system object, measure the depth of the ocean from an airplane, and determine the diameter of a debris disk.
In this illustrated problem set, students use pi to compare the sizes of Mars landing areas, calculate the length of a year for a distant solar system object, measure the depth of the ocean from an airplane, and determine the diameter of a debris disk.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to determine the force observed by a hydrogen ion trapped in Earth's magnetic field.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to determine the force observed by a hydrogen ion trapped in Earth's magnetic field.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to compare signal strength between traditional radio wave communication and the Deep Space Optical Communication system.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to compare signal strength between traditional radio wave communication and the Deep Space Optical Communication system.