The Field Book Project What is a field book? Field books or field notes are primary source documents that describe the events leading up to and including the collection of specimens or observations during field research. Field notes can take many forms depending on the information needs of the collector. Importance and challenges of field books Field notes are significant sources of information related to scientific discovery. Field books as an object type are located and described in a wide variety of ways.
Exploratorium: the museum of science, art and human perception Edheads - Activate Your Mind! DESIGN SQUAD . Resources Below are links to NASA and DESIGN SQUAD guides that are full of great hands-on activities you can try with kids in grades K–12. There are also online resources about engineering that are geared to middle school and high school students. Review the resources, and make a list of activities you'd like to try with your kids. Get Kids Excited About Engineering! When you work with kids on engineering activities, you have a perfect opportunity to inspire the next generation of engineers! What's Great About Engineering Watch videos of dynamic young engineers who are making a real difference in the world! Engineer Your Life Break down stereotypes about engineering and encourage girls discover whether it could be their dream job! NASA/DESIGN SQUAD Activity Guide On the Moon Activity Guide (Grades 3–12) Produced by NASA and DESIGN SQUAD Engineering Activity Guides from DESIGN SQUAD DESIGN SQUAD Activities Online (Grades 4–7) DESIGN SQUAD Educator's Guide (Grades 4–7) DESIGN SQUAD Event Guide (Grades 4–7)
Edheads - Activate Your Mind! 3M Science of Everyday Life - Discovery Education Did You Know? 3M is a leader in adhesive products such as Scotch® Magic™ Transparent Tape and Post-it® Notes and has applied adhesive technology to help scientists learn more about butterflies. Click here to learn more about this fun fact and more! Meet 3M Scientists Many innovations you use in your every day life were developed by 3M scientists. Dr. Dr. Science Fun These activities are designed to capture your curiosity and engage you in the scientific thinking process; while having fun!
Symphony of Science 125 Great Science Videos: From Astronomy to Physics & Psychology Astronomy & Space Travel A Brief, Wondrous Tour of Earth (From Outer Space) - Video - Recorded from August to October, 2011 at the International Space Station, this HD footage offers a brilliant tour of our planet and stunning views of the aurora borealis.A Universe from Nothing - Video - In 53 minutes, theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss answers some big enchilada questions, including how the universe came from nothing.A Year of the Moon in 2.5 Minutes - Video - The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been orbiting the moon for over a year. The footage gets compressed into 2 slick minutes.A Day on Earth (as Seen From Space) - Video - Astronaut Don Pettit trained his camera on planet Earth, took a photo once every 15 seconds, and then created a brilliant time-lapse film.Atlantis's Final Landing at Kennedy Space Center - Video - After more than 30 years, the space shuttle era comes to a close. Video runs 30 minutes. Physics Biology & Chemistry Environment, Geology and & Ecology
Mars Exploration Program: Mars for Educators You can participate in four major programs: Curriculum Supplements Robotics activities are available. The Mars Curriculum Modules are designed to help bring the topic of Mars into your 4th through 12th grade classrooms. Exploring Mars (Grades 4-10) Students learn how sediment, landforms and drainage patterns provide clues about a planet's geologic history. The Grand Canyon of Mars and How it Formed (Grades 6-12) Students investigate the formation of Mars' 3000-mile-long valley. Is There Water On Mars? Can water exist on Mars Today? NASA Resources and Educational Programs Robotics Alliance Project - Robots are a great way to inspire students to learn about math, science, and technology. Learn to study Mars like a scientist. Space Science Educational Resource Directory This Directory is a convenient way to find NASA space science products for use in classrooms, science museums, planetariums and other settings. NASA SpaceLink Mars Educational Materials What is Mars' weather today? Phoenix Mars Lander