NASA’s journeys into air and space have deepened humankind’s understanding of the universe, advanced technology breakthroughs, enhanced air travel safety and security, and expanded the frontiers of scientific research. These accomplishments share a common genesis: education. As the United States begins the second century of flight, the Nation must maintain its commitment to excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education to ensure that the next generation of Americans can accept the full measure of their roles and responsibilities in shaping the future.

A – Z List of NASA Websites for Educators

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NASA Wavelength – a new online science resource for teachers and students to help bring Earth, the solar system, and the universe into their schools and homes. The site features hundreds of resources organized by topic and audience level from elementary to college, and out-of-school programs that span the extent of NASA science.


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NASA Education – NASA’s main Education Site. Locate top level sites for interesting topics, education pages for NASA missions, print materials, and other hard-to-find pages that offer resources for educators.


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The Space Place –  The well-organized site is packed with scientific info presented in a unique format, such as audio responses to questions, interactive games, projects, and facts about space and Earth science. Activities come with detailed background information on the solar system and other science-related topics.


Screen Shot 2014-10-14 at 7.12.00 PMPlanet Quest – NASA’s portal for news about the latest exoplanet discoveries, the Kepler mission, planet hunters, and more. Interactive activities include Extreme Planet Makeover, 3D Guide to the Galaxy and Alien Safari.

Planet Quest Interactives

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Screen Shot 2014-10-14 at 8.16.27 PMNASA Mission Science – is provided by NASA’s Science Mission Directorate to engage students in NASA Science and showcase educational resources created by NASA and its partners.


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Solar System Exploration – NASA’s Planetary Science Division. Educational activities and multimedia resources that look at robots that explore the planets and more on the wild frontiers of our solar system.

Solar System Exploration Education 

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