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  • Aeronautics and Space History - Exploring the history, science, and technology of aviation and space flight.
  • Amazing Space - Teachers and Developers - Materials for educators and learners of all ages are accurate, classroom-friendly, visually appealing, and carefully crafted to adhere to accepted educational standards.
  • Astronomy: Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - Find resources about planets, stars, black holes and more.
  • Discovery Program - The Discovery Program provides education opportunities for science and teaching communities and provides free stuff for teachers, curriculum, and lesson plans.
  • Flight (Aeronautics) - Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - Find resources about aviation, wind tunnels, the Wright brothers and more.
  • Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) - Learn about GRACE, twin satellites launched in March 2002, are making detailed measurements of Earth's gravity field which will lead to discoveries about gravity and Earth's natural systems.
  • Johnson Education - Johnson Space Center - NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, strives to improve science, technology, engineering and math education while increasing interest and awareness in technical and administrative careers.
  • Kennedy Space Center - Youth/Education Programs - The KSC Visitor Complex offers programs for many grade and interest levels, including Camp Kennedy Space Center, Overnight Adventures, Field Trips, Girl Scout and Boy Scout Days and Salute to Homeschooler Days.
  • Looking at Earth From Space - Teacher Guides - Examples of Teacher's Guides which may be ordered from the ESE Teaching Earth Science web site.
  • NASA's Interactive Features - Download images, podcasts, and video clips as well access interactive online features.
  • Practical Uses of Math and Science - PUMAS is a collection of brief examples showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes can be used in interesting settings, including every day life. The examples are written primarily by scientists, engineers, and other content experts having practical experience with the material.
  • Selene: A Lunar Construction Game - Have a blast learning about the moon and planetary geology (ages 9 and older; parent/guardian permission required).
    Selene: A Lunar Construction Game - Have a blast learning about the moon and planetary geology (ages 9 and older; parent/guardian permission required).
  • Solar System Exploration Education Page - Learn more about scientists, the solar system, contests and events happening just for you.
  • Space: Smithsonian Magazine - Interesting articles related to space and space travel.
  • Space Camps - Space Center Houston offers exciting educational Day Camps for children of various ages that are out of this world! Campers will learn in a fun and unique environment where they can explore the wonders of space through hands on activities and one-of-a kind space exhibits.
  • Speakers Bureau - NASA - The bureau is composed of engineers, scientists, and other professionals who speak to audiences and schools around the country.
  • Taurid Meteor Showers - What causes meteor showers, anyway? Find out more.

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