Afterschool and youth groups
Places to find Citizen Science projects (they aren't all astronomy related):
Citizen Science Central (Cornell Lab of Ornithology) http://www.birds.cornell.edu/citscitoolkit/projects read more »
NASA and Microsoft collaborated to create a Web site where Internet users can have fun while advancing their knowledge of Mars. read more »
There are a lot of great resources for educators on asteroids and small solar system bodies on the Dawn site.
Explore! Jupiter's Family Secrets will acquaint you with Jupiter and NASA's upcoming Juno mission! read more »
A set of activities available on-line on the LPI Explore! site for ages 8-13 designed for library and informal education settings.
First-Step: Return to the Moon
Moon Pie read more »
Updated Rockets Educator Guide (2008).
History of rockets, how rockets work, applying Newton's Laws. read more »
For the NASA Summer of Innovation, NASA Aerospace Education Specialists have developed six 30-hour thematic units of NASA content. 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 »
On the Moon Educator Guide
Grades: 3-12 and Informal
Product Number: EG-2009-02-05-MSFC read more »