Instructional material designed for the special project
that highlights Mission STS-93 in which Eileen Collins became the first
woman shuttle commander.
A video series offered by NASA's Education Division and Johnson Space
Flight Center's Flight Crew Operations Directorate
Recreational Equipment for Microgravity
A Teacher's Guide with 16 Activities in Science, Mathematics and Technology
Designing Recreational Equipment for Microgravity
Additionally available through NASA:
ISS Crew Return Vehicle: X-38:
Learn about this emergency return vehicle and construct
a parafoil similiar to the one that will be used for the X-38 (for grades
Fourteen classroom activities about rockets; includes
rocket principles and history
Suited for Spacewalking
Teacher's Guide: emphasizing
technology education and mathematics, the new guide has activities and
information relating to the International Space Station.
Links to Other Related Curriculum Helps
is an entertaining and interactive place to have fun while learning some
basic facts about space and space flight. It is also a link to help you
in making plans to observe Space Day (May 4, 2000) with your students.
STELLAR Activities for the K-14 Classroom:
includes astronaut training, cardiovascular, and planetary geology activities.
Liftoff: NASA Educator Guide for Pre-K through 2nd grade focuses
on activities about the International Space Station and the role rockets
play in its construction.
Practical Uses of Math and Science (PUMAS) is an on-line journal of math
and science examples for pre-college education.
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Teachers Can Help
Mentors: folks who've been successful using similar projects in real classrooms
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