NASA Science at Home Activities

Earth Science, Everybody
Marine Carbon Cycle Game

This game allows players to travel along the marine carbon cycle and learn about the ocean. All... Learn More

Solar System, Grades K-5
Juno Coloring Book

Unleash your creativity and download one of our three coloring pages today! Inspired by JunoCam... Learn More

All Science, Grades K-12
eCliips

NASA eClips has a library filled with videos for students to view as well as educator resources... Learn More

Universe, Grades 3-12
Hand holding a paper card with green lights and a circuit

A hands-on activity using printable templates and creating simple paper circuits. Paper circuits... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-8
Water in the Geosphere

This lesson helps students learn about the geosphere by making observations and collecting data... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-12
Building for Hurricanes

In this engineering design challenge, students build a tower to resist a simulated hurricane.... Learn More

Universe, Grades 6-8
Afterschool Universe

Use hands-on activities to take middle school-aged children on a journey through the universe!... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades 3-8
Miniature Kites

Introduce the concepts of aerodynamics and wind and how they influence kite flight. Encourage... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades 6-12
Landsat Activity

In this activity, we will locate where eight different features seen by Landsat are located on... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-8
NASA Globe Family Guide

Los niños aprenden sobre la ciencia a través de la exploración, el juego y alimentando su... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-2
Children learning about light reflections

Explore how some smooth, shiny, flat materials reflect light in this live-action video from PEEP... Learn More

Universe, Grades 3-12
Spacecraft Paper Models

There are several spacecrafts exploring our Universe at this very moment. You can build paper... Learn More

Solar System, Everybody
asteroid activity demonstration

What is a close approach? Explore what it means when we say an asteroid will make a close... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades 3-8

Use the letter decoder to find out what in the world you’re looking at in this Landsat 8 image... Learn More

Solar System, Grades K-8
Exploring the Universe - Imagining Life

Explore! provides hands-on space science activities and supporting resources for out-of-school... Learn More

Solar System, Everybody
Roads on Mars

Use teamwork and problem solving to plan your Mars Mission Objectives and document your... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-12
Rain Gauge Design Challenger

Use recyclable plastic bottles to build an instrument that could be used to measure rain.

Earth Science, Grades K-8
Water droplet

This lesson helps students learn about the hydrosphere by making observations and collecting... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-12
Cloud in a Jar

Predict, investigate, and discuss the "ingredients" needed to make a cloud. The Cloud in a Jar... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades 6-12
GPM Core Paper Model

Build a paper model of the GPM Core Observatory and learn about the technology the satellite... Learn More

Solar System, Grades 6-8

Collaborative teams to engineer water filters with basic materials, and by playing a game to... Learn More

Universe, Grades 9-12
Exoplanet Watch

Exoplanet Watch is a citizen science project to observe transiting exoplanets, planets outside... Learn More

Universe, Grades 6-12
Universe of Learning

In this activity, participants use balloons to model the expansion of the universe and observe... Learn More

Solar System, Grades 3-5
Make a Planet Mask

Learn all about the eight planets in our solar system and make a cool wearable planet mask with... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades 3-5
Earth Fan

To remember that Earth is much more than just the surface we see every day, make this Earth... Learn More

All Science, Grades K-12
STEM at Home Challenger

STEM at Home is a collection of Challenger Center lessons and activities that can be modified... Learn More

Solar System, Grades K-5
The Curator's Coloring Book

Download and print coloring and word activity pages about the Apollo Moon rocks and Antarctica... Learn More

Solar System, Grades 3-8
Space Hazards

Learn about potential hazards on Earth and in our solar system and to identify possible... Learn More

Solar System, Grades K-8
Activities related to the moon

Downloadable activity book with mix of SMD and HEO content related to the Artemis mission... Learn More

Earth Science, Everybody
ICESat 2 Tree Height

NASA's ICESat-2 uses lasers to measure heights on Earth, including tree heights. Join NASA... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades 3-8
Make Your Own Cloud in a Bottle Activity Demonstration

When snow melts, it turns into water. Snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains becomes the water that... Learn More

Universe, Grades 3-12
TRAPPIST 1 Model

This activity guide may be used to create a scale model of the TRAPPIST-1 system in a small... Learn More

Solar System, Grades 3-5
In Good Hands Space Gloves

Learn about space hazards and help engineer part of a space suit for a new NASA mission! Kids... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades 3-8
Flappy Plane

Fold and create a ring wing paper airplane that flaps through the air by following the template... Learn More

Universe, Grades 3-12
Paper circuits

Paper circuits help learners of all ages explore the basics of electricity (energy that results... Learn More

Solar System, Grades K-5
Landsat 9 Coloring Book

Download, print and color in the Landsat 9 Mission Logo. Share your creation on social media!... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades 3-8
Snow Melt Experiment

When snow melts, it turns into water. Snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains becomes the water that... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-5
The Carbon Cycle coloring page

The carbon dioxide cycle is the movement of carbon dioxide (CO2) between the land, the... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-12
Sprouting Plants

Investigate how plants sprout from seeds, how plants grow, and the effects of different types of... Learn More

All Science, Grades 3-8
Apollo Capsule

Make a paper replica of the Apollo Capsule ("Command Module") that flies as a free flying drogue... Learn More

Solar System, Grades K-8

Learn how robotic rovers and other vehicles are used to explore distant worlds, and experience... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-8
Sea level rise photo

In this activity, students will learn about sea ice and land ice. They will observe ice melting... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-5
Clouds Have Names

Do you know that clouds get their names from their shape, how high they are in the sky, and if... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-5
Paper airplane template

Print the paper airplane template, fold along the lines and get ready for take off. Make... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-5
The Water Cycle coloring page

The water cycle is a never-ending global process of water circulation from clouds to the land,... Learn More

Solar System, Grades 6-8
Worlds Apart Engineering Design remote sensing

Use the Engineering Design Process to design remote sensing devices that can help scientists... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-8
Water in a bag

Observe and investigate the water cycle by confining the processes of the water cycle to a bag.... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades 3-12
My NASA Data

The world's surface air temperature is getting warmer. Whether the cause is human activity or... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades 3-8
Landsat Activity

Create a flipbook using remote sensing data and watch how the Ucayali River meander through Peru... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades 3-5
Make a colorful aurora with oil pastels

In this activity, students can make your own learn about auroras and make their own colorful... Learn More

Solar System, Grades K-8
Asteroid Mining Machine

Imagine the challenges and opportunities of asteroid mining. Participants will draw their own... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades 6-12

Get creative assembling a paper model of the satellite, all you need is a printer and a coffee... Learn More

Solar System, Grades 3-8

Self-guided STEM activities that integrate planetary science, technology, and engineering... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-8
Water in the Biosphere

This lesson helps students learn about the biosphere by making observations and using a... Learn More

Universe, Grades K-5
Exploring the Universe - Imagining Life

Imagine and draw an extreme environment beyond Earth, then invent a living thing that could... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-8
GPM Lesson

Students learn the purpose of the GPM mission, the parts of the satellite and their functions... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades 3-8
Our Blue Marble

Our Blue Marble takes students through seven activities focusing on what makes Earth a unique... Learn More

Earth Science, Everybody
Build a windsock

Learn about wind direction and wind force with this activity to build a windsock for your porch... Learn More

Solar System, Grades K-8
How to build a crater

Use baking ingredients to whip up a moon-like crater as a demonstration of how impact craters... Learn More

All Science, Grades 3-8
ICESat 2 Ice Cores Activity

Students will learn why scientists need to collect ice cores by creating their own using simple... Learn More

Universe, Grades 3-8
Build a spacecraft model

Build your own Webb Space Craft model and learn about each part of the satellite as... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-2
Chalk outline of shadow

Explore how the position of the Sun in the sky affects shadows on Earth’s surface in this live-... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades 3-8

Introduce the concept of barometric pressure and its significance in weather phenomenon. Teach... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-2
Chalk outline of boy's shadow

Observe how shadows will change size and direction depending on the position of the object or... Learn More

All Science, Grades K-5
Color the Universe

Downloadable and printable coloring books to learn about the universe, solar system, sun and... Learn More

All Science, Everybody
NISE Network Sciece at Home

Hands-on STEM activities that can be done with common materials you may already have in your... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-8
Precipitation Towers

Use cubes as a way to graph precipitation data to compare the precipitation averages and... Learn More

Sun, Grades 3-8

Introduce the concept of the electromagnetic spectrum, light absorption, and their significance... Learn More

Solar System, Grades K-12
Pocket Solar System

Make a scale model of the distances between objects in our solar system. Learn about the space... Learn More

Universe, Everybody
Illustration of colorful folded paper.

Origami provides solutions to many problems in modern science and engineering; explore how it... Learn More

Solar System, Grades K-5
HEO Scan

Find online and hands-on activities related to human space exploration for elementary students... Learn More