Did that rock you found come from outer space? Learn all about meteorites here. You can even send in rock samples to find out if you've found a meterorite or "meteowrong." Teachers' guides and lesson plans available also.
This annual event features hands-on science activities for kids (ages 5 and up), teachers, and anyone interested in Earth and space science. Explore our universe, solar system and planet as well as volcanoes, earthquakes, minerals and fossils. Free teacher resources available.
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera has been taking pictures of the moon since its launch in spring 2009. The LROC facility is open to the public, and also offers guided tours for individuals and groups. The site offers a variety of educational materials for teachers as well.
On this site, you can ask a Mars expert your questions about the Red Planet, watch NASA videos, send a postcard to the Spirit rover, and see pictures from all over Mars. For teachers, the site offers lesson plans, classroom activities and training opportunities. The Mars Student Imaging Project lets students from grade 5 to college work in groups to participate in authentic Mars research. Students work with scientists, mission planners and educators on the THEMIS team at ASU’s Mars Space Flight Facility.
Send in a rock from your hometown and ASU scientists will find out what it's made of using the tool that's on the Mars Exploration Rover. Visit the site to learn about rocks and minerals and to see the "rock of the month."