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Children embark on a fascinating mission to find and photograph North American endangered animals. This simulation lets... see more

This article tells the story of the death of a giant star. It is written from a historical perspective, interwoven with... see more

Students will gain an understanding of how the research goals of a scientist have constraints such as weight, cost,... see more

Students reflect on their experiences, generate questions based on their module experiences, and pinpoint specific... see more

Students examine the Image Set and write down their observations and questions. They share their impressions and... see more

Students construct an edible model of the space transportation system, or space shuttle, and use it to demonstrate a... see more

Students share and evaluate their knowledge of the International Space Station (ISS).

Students construct and launch paper rockets, and use graphs and nonstandard measurement to show how far the rockets... see more

Students will make a model of the Moons surface and consider the geologic processes and rocks of each area.

This is a middle to high school level activity. This experiment will guide students in comparing the weathering of... see more

Students will learn that satellites use a transmitter and receiver system of sending information and how a satellite... see more

Students will construct a balloon-powered rocket racer from a styrofoam tray, pins, tape, and a flexible straw, and test... see more

Students will compare the process of regolith formation on Earth and on the moon.

Use remote controlled vehicles to explore the idea of feedback loops.

Students practice uppercase letter recognition and sequencing uppercase letters in the correct order.

Students build rockets out of wooden blocks and use comparison words to describe the height relationships.

Students use prior knowledge and creative thinking to solve problems.

Students create an outdoor, to-scale model of the distances between the Sun, Earth and Saturn to get a glimpse of the... see more

Convert an image into binary code, and reconvert binary code into an image.

Sundial is an exercise in math and physics. The complete construction of a sundial involves the use of a protractor and... see more

Students will use static electricity and magnetism to illustrate the accretion of chondritic material into larger bodies... see more

This project emphasizes hands-on involvement and partnership building, making use of inexpensive and easy-to-find... see more

Students become familiar with the space transportation system (STS), its parts, and the sequence of a space shuttle... see more

In this activity, students test a slingshot-like device that throws a mass, causing the car to move in the opposite... see more