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Four interrelated lesson plans explore the dynamic nature of the Sun, magnetic fields of the Earth, magnetic... see more

This introduction to comet basics investigates and duplicates methods scientists used to learn about comets throughout... see more

News and information site about the sun-earth environment

Build your own mountain of clay or Play-Doh ®, then make a topo map of it. Then read about the largest structure ever to... see more

Mapping the Surface of a Planet is intended to fit within your existing Earth science curriculum, rather than in addition... see more

An annotated, topical guide to science fiction novels and stories based on good astronomy and physics ideas. Find the... see more

At Home Astronomy is a website that contains ten hands-on space science and astronomy activities for the entire family.... see more

Using surfer lingo, introduces the concept of gravitational waves. Describes their probable sources (binary star systems,... see more

A collection of questions relevant to the science and mission of the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, submitted by students and... see more

Grades 7 - 12 students engage in processes/activities for collaboration and communication strategies. Students compare... see more

Astronomical distances, even within our own solar system, are very difficult to imagine. In this activity, students... see more

An overview of the Deep Impact Mission is provided on a fact sheet of two pages. The science objectives, implementation... see more

A series of online lesson plans help students in grades 8 – 10 to enhance their graph reading skills while learning about... see more

'Galileo plunged into Jupiter's crushing atmosphere on Sept. 21, 2003. The spacecraft was deliberately destroyed to... see more

This is a hands-on demonstration of the communication path between the Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE) satellite and... see more

This activity is a two to three week educational module for 7 - 10 grade students. The activity focuses on developing... see more

Exploring Magnetism in Solar Flares is a supplemental curriculum guide for grades 8-14. It is part of a series of guides... see more

This program allows educators to borrow Meteorite samples and provides a teacher's guide with activities and a slide set... see more

A collection of 20 problems and activities that explore concepts in space science, space physics and space weather, and... see more

This is a fact sheet describing the GAVRT program. This educational program uses a 34-meter antenna for classroom radio... see more

A guide for teachers and students from grades 8-12 and undergraduates. Takes students from assumptions about gravity to a... see more

This Hubble Space Telescope image shows knots of gas surrounding a dying star in the Helix Nebula, the closest planetary... see more

'This article contains a series of kinesthetic activities, explaining and demonstrating why stars twinkle and what... see more

Galaxies are so large, and so far away, that you could never see them move just by looking -- even if you looked for a... see more