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For Students K-4

For Students K-4

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StarChild: The Solar System The Solar System Listen to an audio version of this page. Solar System Activities The StarChild site is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC. StarChild Authors: The StarChild Team StarChild Graphics & Music: Acknowledgments StarChild Project Leader: Dr.

Ask an Astronomer Below you will find a list of questions that have video answers available. To view a segment, simply select your connection speed after the format you wish to view the answer in. (Windows Media is more common for PC users, and QuickTime is more common for Macintosh users. NASA Kids' Club Skip to main content NASA Kids Club › Text Only Site Let's Go to Mars! Plan.

Download (free) Amazing Space! Student Newsletters : Nightskyonline.info You can download a free ‘Amazing Space!’ student newsletter for each term. The newsletter’s content will vary but currently includes finder charts for planets visible to the unaided eye (in the early evening sky), where to look for easily recognisable constellations and Moon phases for the months of that term. Potential uses for the newsletter include sending it home as extension (fun) homework for students or enlarging it and placing it on your classroom wall for students to use. Giant Pandas Sign up to get panda news from the Zoo. Giant pandas are black and white bears that live in temperate-zone bamboo forests in central China. Among the best recognized—but rarest—animals in the world, they have come to symbolize endangered species and conservation efforts. As few as 1,600 giant pandas survive in the mountain forests of central China. More than 300 pandas live in zoos and breeding centers around the world; most of these pandas are in China. Giant pandas Mei Xiang and Tian Tian are at the National Zoo under a Giant Panda Cooperative Research and Breeding Agreement, signed in January 2011, between the Zoo and the China Wildlife Conservation Association.

Top 8 Websites With Cool Free Personality Traits Tests Needless to say, all free personality tests should be taken with a grain of salt, which is to say, not very seriously, and certainly not as a replacement for professional psychologists. With that disclaimer out of the way, we can now present our hand-picked selection of the Top 8 Websites with cool tests that measure your Personality Traits! #1: Signal Patterns Big Five Test The Big Five is the leading industry personality model, shown to work across different cultures, geographies, and languages. It is the model most used in psychology and by human resource professionals.

: Planets Planets: The planet count in our solar system has gone as high as 15 before new discoveries prompted a fine tuning of the definition of a planet. The most recent change was in 2006 when scientists reclassified Pluto as a new kind of object - a dwarf planet. Dwarf Planets: This new class of worlds helps us categorize objects that orbit the Sun but aren't quite the same as the rocky planets and gas giants in our solar system.

Virtual Tour: Panoramic Images: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History This comprehensive virtual tour allows visitors using a desktop computer (Windows, Mac, Linux) or a mobile device (iPhone, iPad, Android) to take a virtual, self-guided, room-by-room walking tour of the whole museum. You can even browse a list of past exhibits, which is included on the ground floor map (see upper right map buttons). The visitor can navigate from room to room by clicking map locations or by following blue arrow links on the floor that connect the rooms. The desktop version includes camera icons to indicate hotspots where the visitor can get a close-up view of a particular object or exhibit panel. Please note: This tour is provided in Flash and HTML5 / Javascript versions. 10 Ways to Enhance Brain Fitness Online As the New York Times reported recently, surfing the internet boosts brain activity. Scientists from the UCLA specifically studied the effect of internet surfing on the brains of people between the ages of 55 and 76. From their results, they concluded that “emerging computerized technologies may have physiological effects and potential benefits for middle-aged and older adults.” But anyone can do something for their brain’s fitness. Here’s a small selection of things you can do online:

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex - NASA's Deep Space Network Come and make your own space discoveries at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex Education Programs The Canberra Space Centre (CSC) offers an informative and enjoyable way to learn about the planets and the story of space travel; and how we here on Earth communicate with and benefit from spacecraft exploring our Solar System and beyond. The CSC is open to the general public and the exhibits and displays offer a self-guided education experience for children and adults. Two theatres continuously screen films on space exploration and the latest science results from deep space. For Schools We offer a variety of school education program formats that target the curriculum standards and meet classroom lesson plans. Our staff can provide guided talks and activities, that are suitable for primary and secondary school students.

Astronomy: Sites & Projects Astronomy & Space Return to Mars Join us as we follow NASA’s latest rover, Curiosity. Never Lost: Polynesian Navigation Imagine yourself in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean. You've been sailing for weeks, and there's no land in sight.

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