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This networked laboratory simulation provides an environment in which students can select from hundreds of standard... see more

Explore Mars with a click of your mouse! Click on the image of Mars, and it will be redrawn with the selected point at... see more

This applet shows the visible sky, in the form of a polar chart, with the sun, moon, 4 planets and 56 stars; simply enter... see more

Virtual moon with landing sites

Although few weather phenomena have the ability to affect weather on a global scale, the jet streams are one such... see more

This 5-minute animation portrays fluctuations in the cryosphere through observations collected from a variety of... see more

This virtual tour utilizes the geographic interactive software Google Earth to explain the scientific, engineering, and... see more

Through its extensive interactive website, educational programming, shows, exhibits, planetarium, online science,... see more

This activity/demo introduces learners to aerogel, a glass nanofoam. Learners discover how aerogel is made and how well... see more

This demonstration (on pages 9-11) uses gelatin and lead pellets to model how aerogel, a technology used by NASA... see more

Provides online explorations of galaxies, black holes, comets and other objects.    

In this activity (page 10 of PDF), learners approximate the area of the uppermost cross section of an impact crater using... see more

These animations show how various types of waves are propagated during an earthquake. Users can see how P-waves travel at... see more

NASA argues that new observations may upset theories about how solar explosions create and destroy antimatter. Users can... see more

This site provides useful interactive tools for teaching astronomy and space science. It includes an Earth and Moon... see more

Applied Math and Science Education Repository

In this geology activity, learners create a model using a mixture of salt and sand inside a CD case. When the case is... see more

The Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS) makes available to the aviation community digital and graphical analyses,... see more

In this activity, learners will train to improve lung, heart, and other muscle endurance as they walk a progressive,... see more

In this demonstration, learners watch as a device drops a ball into a cup without touching the ball or cup, even though... see more

In this activity related to flight, learners conduct two simple tests to explore how lift works. In "Use Your Lips to... see more

In this quick activity (page 1 of PDF), learners will witness firsthand the effects of Bernoulli��_s Principle by... see more

This collection of images, movies, and animations from NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) features a large... see more

This activity introduces students to planetary research. Students learn to focus on details by studying and writing... see more