NASA Science at Home Activities

All Science, Grades K-12

Sharing resources that connect to Earth Day and illustrate NASA's role in scientific research... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-8
The Water Cycle

Gain an understanding of Earth’s water cycle by completing a webquest and building a model of... 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

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

Solar System, Grades K-5
HEO Scan

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

Earth Science, Grades K-8
Measuring Precipitation

This inquiry-based lesson engages students in designing and testing a device to measure rain.... 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

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

Earth Science, Grades K-8
Erosion Explorations

Explore the effects of water on different surface types. This activity can be done both indoors... 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

Solar System, Grades K-5
HEO Scan

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

Earth Science, Grades K-2
Night Light Game

Observe how objects in a dark space can only be seen when light enters the space in this... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-5
GLOBE: Water

The GLOBE Kids find that their local creek looks different than it did the last time they... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-5
GLOBE Earth System

The GLOBE Kids prepare to perform a play about the parts of the Earth system. However, the kids... Learn More

Universe, Grades K-8

StarChild is a learning center for young astronomers to learn about the solar system, the Milky... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-8
Water Cycle

Students will learn about the water cycle and how energy from the sun and the force of gravity... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-5
GLOBE: Soil

The GLOBE Kids are on the trail of Scoop, an eager dog who loves to dig holes in the soil. At... 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.

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, 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 K-8
Water in the Atmosphere

This lesson helps students learn about the atmosphere by making observations and taking... 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

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, Grades K-5
GLOVE: Clouds

Descriptions of cloud types are combined with analogies related to cloud shapes and are acted... 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-8
Water Conservation

This lesson helps students think about ways humans use freshwater and how we can conserve this... 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

Earth Science, Grades K-8
Earth's Water

This activity will give participants an understanding of how much and where water is on Earth by... 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
NASA Globe Family Guide

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

Earth Science, Grades K-5
Globe: Climate

Take an adventure and learn that climate change affects the whole world, from the tropics to the... 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

All Science, Grades K-5
Color the Universe

Downloadable and printable coloring books to learn about the universe, solar system, sun and... 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-8
Water droplet

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

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

Moon, Grades K-8
Max Goes to the Moon

"Max Goes to the Moon" read out loud. The dog Max and his middle school owner, Tori, train to go... 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-5
Globe: Air Quality

Investigate colors in the sky and learn how air pollution affects sky color and our health.... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-2
Objects and Light

Observe how objects can be seen in a dark space when light enters the space, and how different... 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

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-2
Children learning about light reflections

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

Earth Science, Grades K-12
Building for Hurricanes

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

Earth Science, Grades K-8
Connect the Spheres

This activity was developed to give participants an understanding of Earth’s four spheres and... 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 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-8
The Mystery of a Winter Twig

The Mystery of the Winter Twig explores deciduous (leafy) trees as they transition from winter... 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

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

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 K-2
Sun setting in the sky

Observe how the Sun, Moon, and stars appear to move across the day and night sky. Use this... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-5
Globe: Seasons

The GLOBE Kids wonder why hummingbirds have stopped visiting their school. They learn about the... Learn More

Earth Science, Grades K-8
Carmen Travels the World

Carmen Travels the World is an activity in map reading that supports students' learning of how... 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-2
Juicy Light

Explore how light responds when it interacts with different types of juice in a live-action... Learn More