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.
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."
Ecology Explorers brings K-12 students and teachers into real research projects. The site features ask-a-scientist, kids’ newsletters, scientist profiles, and some interactive Flash animations for kids. There are also lesson plans, research protocols, and other resources for teachers.
How did the universe come to exist? Is ours the only universe? How did life begin? The BEYOND Center is dedicated to asking the big questions about the universe. Check out their "Watch/Listen" page for videos and podcasts with some of the world's leading scientists.
Club ASU links you to all the ASU web pages that offer something cool for middle and high school students—whether they are maps of Mars or Sun Devil screensavers. Find out how to start your own Club ASU chapter to help students learn how college can fit into their futures.