NASA Science at Home Activities

Universe, Grades 9-12
Kepler's Laws

See the orbits of various artificial Earth satellites and how they demonstrate Kepler’s laws of... 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

Universe, Grades 3-12
Astrophysics Picture of the Day

A new picture everyday! Print out today's APOD and start a family discussion! Guess what is... 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

Universe, Grades 3-12
Recoloring the Universe

Using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other satellites on exploded stars, star-... Learn More

Universe, Grades 9-12
Celestial Jukebox

Use the pattern of sound to observe transits. Derive Kepler’s Third Law from the data collected... Learn More

Universe, Grades 3-12
AstroPix

AstroPix puts images from telescopes around the world and in space at your fingertips. Users can... AstroPix

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

Universe, Grades K-8

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

Universe, Grades 3-12
Exoplanet Resource Guide

A collection of resources (science background, activities, multimedia, posters/handouts,... 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

Universe, Grades 6-12
ViewSpace: Unveiling the Invisible Universe

There is more to the universe than meets the human eye, most of what we know about the universe... Learn More

Universe, Everybody
Night Sky Network

Look up! What can you see in the sky tonight? Skywatching and online activities for the whole... Learn More

Universe, Grades 3-12
Universe Unplugged

Explore the universe of astronomy with videos that entertain and inform! Universe Unplugged... Universe Unplugged

Universe, Grades 9-12
Hubble space telescope

Latest news on the science and discoveries from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. Select stories... Learn More

Universe, Grades 3-12
Girls Steam Ahead

Help your community explore the wonders of NASA science, and celebrate the contributions of... Learn More

Universe, Grades 9-12
Exoplanet Watch

Exoplanet Watch is an emerging citizen science project that is actively looking for people to... Learn More

Universe, Grades 3-12
Stars Resource Guide

A collection of resources (science background, activities, multimedia, posters/handouts,... 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

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

Universe, Grades 6-12
3D printing the X-ray universe

3D modeling objects in our Universe offers a unique tool to understand scientific data and while... 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

Universe, Everybody
Illustration of colorful folded paper.

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

Universe, Grades 9-12
transit method

Learn how astronomers search for extrasolar planets using the transit method through these... 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

Universe, Grades 6-12
Universe Unplugged

Explore the universe of astronomy with videos that entertain and inform; Universe Unplugged... Learn More

Universe, Grades 6-12
MicroObservatory

NASA's space science researchers control some of the world's most sophisticated space probes and... Learn More

Universe, Grades 6-12
Eyes on Exoplanets

“Eyes on Exoplanets” will fly you to any planet you wish—as long as it's far beyond our solar... Learn More

Universe, Grades 3-12
Photo inside airplane

Now it’s possible to explore NASA’s flying observatory with a new 3-D virtual tour that brings... 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
Spitzer VR Experience

A virtual tour and interactive experience where you control the Spitzer telescope and learn... Learn More

Universe, Grades 3-12
Universe of Learning

Activities for learners of all ages to engage in the science of NASA astrophysics from home.... Learn More