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Up, up and away! Take to the skies in a hot air balloon and try to beat the other balloonists' times.

This interactive field trip features interviews with scientists and technicians who work in the Genesis cleanroom at NASA... see more

This beginning geophysics course is designed for geology majors. It provides a relatively rigorous and homework-intensive... see more

At this site the question and answer format is used to provide information about the Earth's magnetic field. Frequently... see more

Users can learn about the GEOTAIL spacecraft and its mission to study the Earth's magnetotail. Materials presented... 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

Glaciers are found on every continent except Australia. This interactive feature provides an introduction to these moving... see more

This hands-on astronomy activity allows you to create a ___cutaway___ telescope to clearly show how reflector and... see more

This manual provides simple demonstrations to show how lenses and mirrors are used to create telescopes. It was created... see more

Draws a globular cluster with a variable number of stars.

In this activity, high voltage is applied across a pickle to emit a yellow glow. This activity should only be conducted... see more

In this hands-on activity, children create their own kites that can fly indoors. Learners are exposed to basic concepts... see more

This video demonstrates the new "Sky" feature of Google Earth 4.2 just released on August 22, 2007 . It lets you look up... see more

A real-time, interactive gravity simulator

The purpose of this lesson is to model for students gravitational waves and how they are created. Students will build a... see more

This web site contains illustrated information and classroom-ready activities for teachers, students, and anyone who want... see more

The Hertzsprung�Russell (H-R) Diagrams model simulates Hertzsprung�Russell (HR or H-R) diagram for groups of stars.... 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 an activity that students can do at home - actually, in the car. Students create a seismogram of the motion of... see more

This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity describes techniques scientists use to find planets orbiting other stars.... see more

This teacher's guide with exercises is intended to help teach the topics of radioactive decay and its use to determine... see more

In this activity, learners simulate the energy transfer between the earth and space by using the light from a desk lamp... see more

In this activity, students use Google Earth and team up with fictional students in Chersky, Russia to investigate... see more