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Tech Thursday: The Secret Lives of Scientists

NOVA has a fascinating series that explores the real lives of real scientists, The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers. In a set of three to five interviews with each scientist, you get a feel...

March 7, 2013

Watch That Asteroid Flyby Right Here

Space seems to be pelting the earth with stuff. Earlier this morning a meteor hurdled past Russia’s Ural Mountains, causing explosions and hurting hundreds. This afternoon a small asteroid named...

February 15, 2013

Vote to Name Pluto’s Moons

The SETI Institute has provided educators with a way to engage the Common Core's integrated subjects approach and multimedia in the classroom. They recently discovered two more “tiny” moons orbiting...

February 14, 2013

Tech Thursday: See the Space Station from Your City

The International Space Station (ISS) has had crew continuously onboard for 12 years. To commemorate the occasion and get everyone else in on the celebration, too, NASA has created a web app that...

December 12, 2012

Geminid Meteor Shower This Week

The Geminid meteor shower has given a remarkable annual display around mid-December every year since it was first noticed in 1830. While the meteor shower will be visible from December 10-16, the...

December 11, 2012

Mars Rover Virtual Field Trip

Discovery Education is bringing us a new virtual field trip, Journey to the Extreme: Your VIP Pass to Mars. This time, they’re heading to space to explore the Mars rover, Curiosity, and its journey...

December 11, 2012

Classroom Content in Honor of Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong passed away on Aug. 25, 2012 at the age of 82. Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission. In his career at NASA, he held numerous roles...

August 27, 2012

Robots on Mars and Meteors Over Georgia

The Mars rover Curiosity has landed and is already sending back images and preparing for what is sure to be some fascinating exploration of a far away world. As some Georgia classrooms are back in...

August 7, 2012

Mars Rover Curiosity Landing: a Touchdown for Studying Red Planet Life

Thanks to the Mars Curiosity rover’s successful landing, the question of whether anything can live on Mars can be answered by science fact not just science fiction. Your students can help NASA figure...

August 6, 2012

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