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NASA ECLIPS: (MIDDLE SCHOOL)   PREPARING FOR A SOFT LANDING
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Preparing for a Soft Landing introduces students to NASA's plans to return to the moon. Thinking and acting like scientists and engineers, students...
NASA ECLIPS: (HIGH SCHOOL)  THE GREAT BOOMERANG CHALLENGE
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  • Physics
  • High School
The Great Boomerang Challenge gets students to think and act like engineers and scientists as they follow the eight steps of the engineering design...
NASA ECLIPS: (HIGH SCHOOL) SATELLITE ORBITS
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Satellite Orbits teaches students about the purpose, function, and orbits of satellites. Then, they plot positional data of several satellites to...
NASA ECLIPS: (HIGH SCHOOL) LUNAR HABITATS- HOME ON THE MOON
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Lunar Habitats - Home on the Moon teaches students about the design of lunar habitats and then as teams explore the mathematical relationships...
NASA ECLIPS: (HIGH SCHOOL) THE COLORS OF ICE
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  • Earth and Space Science
  • High School
The Colors of Ice introduces students to the topics of polarized light and birefringence. Working in groups, students use polarizing films to examine...
Questions to Promote Scientific Inquiry and Engineering Design
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS, PD
Questioning and prompting students to articulate their understanding of concepts and key ideas is an essential part of the teaching and learning...
Teaching with Project-Based Learning
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What is Project-based learning (PBL)? What are the benefits for students? How do I plan for instruction utilizing this technique? Find out answers to...
NASA ECLIPS: (HIGH SCHOOL) MAKING WAVES
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Making Waves asks students to organize different energy images into a logical pattern. Working in teams, students investigate and research different...
NASA ECLIPS: (HIGH SCHOOL) COOLING OFF
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Cooling Off introduces students to the challenge of maintaining temperatures while in space. Thinking and acting like scientists and engineers,...
NASA ECLIPS INTERACTIVE LESSON: SOLAR IMAGES (ELEMENTARY)
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  • Physical Science
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
In this activity participants will create a picture of the sun that can then be examined with colored filters to simulate how specialized instruments...