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New Educational Materials Now Available Online at NASA.gov

Status Report From: NASA Education Office
Posted: Friday, August 17, 2012

image The Educational Materials section of NASA's Web site offers classroom activities, educator guides, posters and other types of resources that are available for use in the classroom. Materials are listed by type, grade level and subject. The following items are now available for downloading.

Microgravity Square Bookmark -- Grades K-12

The uniquely shaped bookmark highlights the microgravity resources for K-12 educators found on the Microgravity education website. The website offers lesson plans, research information, opportunities for educators and students, and multimedia highlighting NASA's microgravity research.

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/topnav/materials/listbytype/Microgravity_Square.html


Rocketry Bookmark -- All Grade Levels

Blast off to the exciting world of rocketry! The downloadable bookmark has the Web address for NASA's Rocketry education site. Visit the site to explore incredible rocketry resources for educators and students.

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/topnav/materials/listbytype/Rocketry_Bookmark.html


STEM on Station Bookmark -- All Grade Levels

Think beyond textbooks and use the International Space Station as a teaching resource. The bookmark has the Web address for NASA's STEM on Station education site. Visit the site to download videos, access lesson plans and find space station opportunities for students and educators.

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/topnav/materials/listbytype/STEMStation_Bookmark.html


Bag of Bones Activity -- Grades K-8

Students test bone density using plastic snack bags, corn puff cereal and a heavy book. They apply the scientific method to determine degrees of bone loss and learn why healthy bones are important in space and on Earth.

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/topnav/materials/listbytype/Bag_of_Bones_Activity.html

To find more NASA educational materials, visit http://search.nasa.gov/search/edFilterSearch.jsp?empty=true.

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