There are a lot of great resources for educators on asteroids and small solar system bodies on the Dawn site.
The Impact Cratering Lab exercises introduce a geologic process that has had major consequences for the geology of all solid bodies in the solar system and for the biology of Earth. read more »
The guide is designed to be used as single activities or combined to form mini-units. read more »
Pushing the Envelope: A NASA Guide to Engines: A Guide for Educators and Students with Chemistry, Physics, and Math ActivitiesPosted July 20th, 2010 by admin
The Educator's Guide for grades 9-12 aids in teaching math, physics, and chemistry concepts from the viewpoint of propulsion and aeronautics. It is aligned with national standards. read more »
Updated Rockets Educator Guide (2008).
History of rockets, how rockets work, applying Newton's Laws. read more »
- Comet on a Stick activity - Grade level 3-5
- Children's Activities
- What is a Comet?
- Comet Sisters Story & Activity Extension
- Extreme Navigation - Grade level 5-8 read more »
The hands-on activities in this Educator Guide lay the conceptual groundwork for understanding questions fundamental to the field of astrobiology. read more »
This NASA educator guide for grades 5-12 focuses on the technology behind spacesuits. read more »
Units of lesson plans:
Our Star the Sun
School-to-School - connect with other classrooms using this moderated and sage web-based communication tool for young students read more »
COSMIC TIMES: POSTERS, LESSONS AND TEACHER GUIDES FOR GRADES 7-12 read more »