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Nebulae (steam lesson) The Earth. Volcanoes and Earthquakes. Caves & speleology. Weather and atmosphere on Earth. The moon. The Sun. The Planets in our solar system. Stars & Black holes. Planet and Astronomy Facts for Students. Ask a NASA Scientist: If You Have a Question about Space, ask to receive an answer; a collection of past questions and answers Astronomy for Kids: Facts about the Solar System, Sun, Meteorites, Stars, Galaxies, Planets, Moon, Comets, Asteroids, and a Dictionary; written for kids Brings you "real astronomy" in stunning 3-D with a treasury of tools, information, animations, experiences, inspiration, "and FUN"!

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Earth Science & Archaeology etc. Climate change lesson. Crystals and Geology. Bio-technology. Earth Science. Nanogirl Dr Michelle Dickinson onboard NASA SOFIA flight. Space Engine - Home page. NASAeClips. Earth & Space. Collection of Space Theme poems and songs (from mailrings) (Elementary, Reading/Writing) Your #ScienceWoman Heroes. Astronomy News - Space Science - Articles and Images. Inspire Her Mind. Science There’s a young 4-year old girl shuffling through a chest full of various dress-up clothes.

Inspire Her Mind

The copy asks: Does dress-up determine her future? Scroll to the left, and the girl picks up a princess dress from the chest. She walks over to a mirror and holds the dress in front of her. The girl in the mirror, representative of her imagination, is wearing the dress and holding a wand. Scroll to the right, and the girl picks an astronaut suit out of the chest. Technology There’s a father and daughter working on an electronic helicopter. Scroll to the left, and the father takes a soldering iron and starts working on the helicopter while the daughter watches. Europa: Ocean World. NASA Posts a Huge Library of Space Sounds, And You're Free To Use Them.

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NASA Posts a Huge Library of Space Sounds, And You're Free To Use Them

Again. And SoundCloud is now a place you can find sounds from the US government space agency, NASA. In addition to the requisite vocal clips (“Houston, we’ve had a problem” and “The Eagle has landed”), you get a lot more. There are rocket sounds, the chirps of satellites and equipment, lightning on Jupiter, interstellar plasma and radio emissions. And in one nod to humanity, and not just American humanity, there’s the Soviet satellite Sputnik (among many projects that are international in nature). Many of these sounds were available before; I’ve actually used a number of them in my own music. Another thing: you’re free to use all of these sounds as you wish, because NASA’s own audio isn’t copyrighted. Let the space remixing begin. European Space Agency, your move. Update: ESA has started posting downloadable sounds on SoundCloud!

Have you made music with space sounds? More Sounds Want more? It’s slower to browse, but there’s an even bigger library on Comments. Meet The Pioneering Female Scientist And Explorer Who Is Bearing Witness To The Ocean's Destruction. WorldWide Telescope - Microsoft Research. Q.

WorldWide Telescope - Microsoft Research

What is WorldWide Telescope? A. The WorldWide Telescope is a rich visualization environment that functions as a virtual telescope, bringing together imagery from the best ground- and space-based telescopes to enable seamless, guided explorations of the universe. WorldWide Telescope, created with Microsoft’s high-performance Visual Experience Engine, enables seamless panning and zooming across the night sky blending terabytes of images, data and stories from multiple sources over the Internet into a media-rich, immersive experience. The WorldWide Telescope experience scales from a web browser all the way to multi-channel full dome in some of the world's most advanced planetariums. Top Q. A. Q. A. Q. A. Q. A. Q. A.

What are the system requirements for running WorldWide Telescope? Refer to the system requirements section on the WWT Download page. Is WorldWide Telescope available in other languages? A. What is the Microsoft Visual Experience Engine? Galaxy Zoo. NASA's The Space Place.

Spacekids - space toys, dressing up costumes, kids spacesuits, astronaut food, cool space stuff! 24 Things That Will Make You Re-Consider Your Entire Existence. Resources for Teachers. Skip to main content Carter Observatory.

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The Story of Everything: Carl Sagan on cosmology, evolution, science [Carl Sagan Tribute Series] Boyan Slat: Why would you move through the oceans if the oceans can move through you? Wringing out a Water Soaked Washcloth in Space. Proof That You Can't Cry In Space. Home and City. NASA Kids Club. Skip to main content NASA Kids Club › Text Only Site Ready For A Challenge?

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