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8-12 Cool things to read!

Solar System | NASA Space Place – NASA Science for Kids

This is a great website if you’re interested in space! You will find answers to almost all your questions!  There are a variety of resources to learn about space! Including games to play, things to make, and articles to read!

Our World: Moon Phases | Our World | NASA eClips

NASA’s eClips have a vast number of educational videos that are great for kids. I recommend you watch the Moon Phases video to learn lots of cool facts about the moon! There is also a fun activity for you to do at the end!

The Mars Rovers: Perseverance | NASA Space Place – NASA Science for Kids

Click this link to learn about the Rover on its way to Mars: Perseverance. It is studying a region of Mars called Jezero Crater.

Fun Space Facts for Kids - Cool, Moon, Planets, Sun, Crazy, Interesting Astronomy Information (sciencekids.co.nz)

Here is a list of some wacky space facts!

More to Explore: Earth | NASA

Here are NASA’s science resources for kids! There are games to play, videos to watch, articles to read, and things to make.

NASA STEM @ Home For Students Grades K-4 | NASA

Here are some STEM activities for you to do at home

8-12 Fun activities

journey-to-mars.pdf (atkinsglobal.com)

Design, build, and share your own space pod!

Take a Trip to the Moon with the Artemis Moon Pod Essay Contest! | NASA

Take part in NASA’s essay competition! Every student who submits an essay will receive an official certificate and invitation to a NASA virtual event featuring an astronaut! Finalists will have the opportunity to travel with a parent to NASA’s Johnson Space Centre next summer to learn about lunar exploration. The national winner for each age group will win a family trip to see the first Artemis flight test from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida! You must submit your essay by the 17th of December, 2020.

Reaching for the Stars: NASA Science for Girl Scouts Info | SETI Institute Join - Girl Scouts

NASA Science for Girl Scouts: this is a space science education program bringing Girl Scouts together with scientists, engineers and educators from NASA and beyond!

More to Explore: Earth | NASA

Here are some games to play, videos to watch, things to make, and stories to read.

37 Cool Science Experiments for Kids to Do at Home (prepscholar.com)

Here are 37 science experiments that you can do from home.

12-15 Cool things to read

Space survival - The Physiological Society (physoc.org)

Find out what happens to your body in space.

Tardigrades: 'Water bears' stuck on the moon after crash - BBC News

The moon may be home to thousands of Earth’s most indestructible animal: the tardigrade.

Real World: Scaling the Solar System | Real World | NASA eClips

NASA’s eClips have a vast number of educational videos that are great for kids. I recommend you watch the Scaling the Solar System video first to get an idea about how big the solar system really is.

News | SETI Institute

SETI news features lots of interesting articles of up to date space news.

Space News - Space, Astronomy, Space Exploration (phys.org)

Here are a ton of studies and articles, which are up to date and relevant to space.

Field geology at Mars' equator points to ancient megaflood (phys.org)

This is an interesting article from phys.org about an ancient flood on Mars, hinting at a possibility that life may have existed there.

 

China seeks to retrieve first Moon rocks since the 1970s - BBC News

China is going to make the first attempt to retrieve rocks from the moon since the 1970s. Click the link to learn more.

12-15 Fun Activities to do:

Take a Trip to the Moon with the Artemis Moon Pod Essay Contest! | NASA

Take part in NASA’s essay competition! Every student who submits an essay will receive an official certificate and invitation to a NASA virtual event featuring an astronaut! Finalists will have the opportunity to travel with a parent to NASA’s Johnson Space Centre next summer to learn about lunar exploration. The national winner for each age group will win a family trip to see the first Artemis flight test from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida! You must submit your essay by the 17th of December, 2020.

Reaching for the Stars: NASA Science for Girl Scouts Info | SETI Institute Join - Girl Scouts

NASA Science for Girl Scouts: this is a space science education program bringing Girl Scouts together with scientists, engineers and educators from NASA and beyond!

https://www.seti.org/sites/default/files/2020-02/Our Place In The Solar System 2020.pdf

Here are some fun science experiments.

15-18: Cool things to read

Space News - Space, Astronomy, Space Exploration (phys.org)

Here are a ton of studies and articles, which are up to date and relevant to space.

50 Years Ago: The First Automatic Docking in Space | NASA

Learn about the first automatic docking in space which happened in 1967!

How NASA Will Protect Astronauts From Space Radiation at the Moon | NASA

Read and watch a video on how NASA protects astronauts from space radiation at the moon.

 

About (globaljetwatch.net)

The Global Jet Watch project is exploring how matter behaves in the vicinity of black holes. Four of their five observatories are located in boarding schools so the students can participate in using the telescopes.

China seeks to retrieve first Moon rocks since the 1970s - BBC News

The Global Jet Watch project is exploring how matter behaves in the vicinity of black holes. Four of their five observatories are located in boarding schools so the students can participate in using the telescopes.

Explore NASA STEM Resources for Students 9-12 | NASA

Here are NASA’s STEM resources for teenagers. This includes a range of activities for you to get involved in, as well as science videos, activities, and exploring future careers with NASA.

Project Apollo Diagrams (nasa.gov)

If you’re interested in seeing the Project Apollo drawings and technical diagrams click here!

HSF - The Shuttle (nasa.gov)

Learn about star trackers- part of the orbiters navigation system

Space News - Space, Astronomy, Space Exploration (phys.org)

Here are a ton of studies and articles, which are up to date and relevant to space.

 

Physiologist among the stars: A conversation with Jim Pawelczyk - The Physiological Society (physoc.org)

Read this conversation with astronaut and physiologist Jim Pawelczyk.


Space survival - The Physiological Society (physoc.org)

Find out what happens to your body in space.

Tardigrades: 'Water bears' stuck on the moon after crash - BBC News

The moon may be home to thousands of Earth’s most indestructible animal: the tardigrade.

Launchpad: Solar Eclipses | Launchpad | NASA eClips

NASA’s eClips are a great resource to expand your knowledge of space. This video teaches you about solar eclipses very simply.

 

Tardigrades in space (rsb.org.uk)  

Here’s more about tardigrades in space.

How Many Habitable Planets are Out There? | SETI Institute  

New research from the Kepler space telescope has found that there could be as many as 300 million potentially habitable planets in our galaxy.

Amateurs Reshape Asteroids from Their Backyard | SETI Institute  

Collect valuable data from your garden!

 

News | SETI Institute  

SETI news features lots of interesting articles of up to date space news.

15-18 Fun activities to do

Take a Trip to the Moon with the Artemis Moon Pod Essay Contest! | NASA  

Take part in NASA’s essay competition! Every student who submits an essay will receive an official certificate and invitation to a NASA virtual event featuring an astronaut! Finalists will have the opportunity to travel with a parent to NASA’s Johnson Space Centre next summer to learn about lunar exploration. The national winner for each age group will win a family trip to see the first Artemis flight test from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida! You must submit your essay by the 17th of December, 2020.

Microsoft Word - Our Place In The Solar System 2020.docx (seti.org)  

Here are numerous science experiments for you to do, alongside background information as to what the experiments are trying to prove.

18-25 Cool things to read

Project Apollo Diagrams (nasa.gov)  

If you’re interested in seeing the Project Apollo drawings and technical diagrams click here!

HSF - The Shuttle (nasa.gov)  

Learn about star trackers- part of the orbiters navigation system.

Mars’ magnetic field - DTU Space  

Studies of Mars’ magnetic field have resulted in new knowledge about the planet's core and atmosphere. 

Tardigrades in space (rsb.org.uk)  

New research from the Kepler space telescope has found that there could be as many as 300 million potentially habitable planets in our galaxy.

How Many Habitable Planets are Out There? | SETI Institute  

If you’re interested in seeing the Project Apollo drawings and technical diagrams click here!

ESA - Travelling to Mars and hibernating like a brown bear  

Hibernation might be the answer for long space missions. Read this article to learn more!

Space News - Space, Astronomy, Space Exploration (phys.org)  

Here are a ton of studies and articles, which are up to date and relevant to space.

Basics of Space Flight - Solar System Exploration: NASA Science  

Improve your knowledge of the solar system 

Basics of Space Flight: Orbital Mechanics (braeunig.us)  

This page is for those who have an interest in understanding orbital mechanics.

Physiologist among the stars: A conversation with Jim Pawelczyk - The Physiological Society (physoc.org)  

Read this conversation with astronaut and physiologist Jim Pawelczyk.

News | SETI Institute  

SETI news features lots of interesting articles of up to date space news.

Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover - NASA Mars  

Follow this link to keep up to date on the Perseverance Rover. Perseverance will seek signs of ancient life and collect rock and soil samples on Mars before returning to Earth.

Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover - NASA Mars  

Follow this link to keep up to date on the Perseverance Rover. Perseverance will seek signs of ancient life and collect rock and soil samples on Mars before returning to Earth.

18-25 Fun activities

Join Artemis | NASA  

NASA Student Challenges:
-Human Exploration Rover Challenge; create a vehicle and mission. Materials designed to traverse and explore the simulated surface of another world.
-RMC Lunabotics- build a robot to simulate an off world lunar mining mission
Micro-G NExT: Design, build and test a tool or device to address a current space exploration challenge.

ESA - Trainer illustrating neuroplasticity  

ESA Academy’s online human space physiology training course (happened in October 2020 but there may be more).

YouTube Accounts:

Dr. Becky - YouTube

The Vintage Space - YouTube

SETI Institute - YouTube

NASA - YouTube

NASA STEM - YouTube

Curious Droid - YouTube

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