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This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity lets learners imagine what would happen if our Sun were replaced with a... see more

In this two-part activity, learners map a navigation plan to get from Earth to Mars and back. In activity one, learners... see more

This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity lets learners explore what happens when a star explodes. Participants... see more

In this nanoscience activity, learners discover that it's easy to pour water out of a regular-sized cup, but not out of a... see more

In this activity (on page 5 of PDF), learners use dry ice and household materials to make scientifically accurate models... see more

This activity explores the basic workings of a siphon, which is the core technology that makes toilets work. The heart of... see more

This is an activity about the interiors of planets. Leaners will investigate the composition of unseen materials using a... see more

In this design challenge activity, learners build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two... see more

In this design challenge activity, learners build a tower that can support a tennis ball at least 18 inches off the... see more

This is a demonstration about the density of the planets. Learners will compare the relative sizes and masses of scale... see more

In this activity, learners use a toaster to generate wind and compare the appliance's heat source to Jupiter's own hot... see more

In this activity, learners observe the water cycle in action! Water vapor in a tumbler condenses on chilled aluminum foil... see more

In this activity (page 7 of PDF), learners will identify the general two-dimensional geometric shape of the uppermost... see more

In this pencil and paper activity, learners work in pairs and simulate how astronomical spacecraft and computers create... see more

In this activity (page 18 of PDF), learners will measure the volume of impact craters created by projectiles of different... see more

In this quick activity (located on page 2 of the PDF), learners will see the effects of convection and understand what... see more

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

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

In this quick activity, learners use a toaster to investigate the source for the Earth's wind. Learners hold a pinwheel... see more

In this activity, learners act as the Earth and observe how different angles between the Sun, Earth, and Moon affect the... see more

This is an activity about waves. Using marbles, paper clips and rubber bands, learners explore how waves behave. This is... see more

This web site provides access to the river and stream water flow information that is collected in the United States.... see more

In this team design challenge (page 19-24 of PDF), learners "land" a model Lunar Rover in a model Landing Pod (both... see more

In this team design challenge (page 2-10 of PDF), learners design and build a model of a Lunar Transport Rover that will... see more