Online Activities

Astrophysics | Solar System | Sun | Earth Science | Moon | All Science

 

Astrophysics

AstroPix
ASTROPHYSICS
GRADES: 3-12, Adults

AstroPix puts images from telescopes around the world and in space at your fingertips.
Universe Unplugged
ASTROPHYSICS
GRADES: 3-12, Adults
Explore the universe of astronomy with videos that entertain and inform!
MicroObservatory
ASTROPHYSICS, SOLAR SYSTEM
Grades 6-12, Adults
Join space science researchers by operating your OWN robotic telescopes!
Celestial Jukebox
ASTROPHYSICS, SOLAR SYSTEM
Grades 9-12

Use the pattern of sound to observe transits.
Astronomy Picture of the Day
ASTROPHYSICS, ALL SCIENCE
Grades 3-12, Adults
Print out today's APOD and start a family discussion!
3D Printing the X-ray Universe
ASTROPHYSICS
Grades 6-12, Adults

3D printing is a unique tool to understand scientific data
Recoloring the Universe
ASTROPHYSICS, ALL SCIENCE
Grades 3-12, Adults
Color, astronomy and coding using data from Chandra X-ray Observatory.
Eyes on Exoplanets
ASTROPHYSICS
Grades 6-12, Adults

Just click your mouse to visit newly discovered gas giants, Earth-sized planets and “super Earths”.
Exoplanets Resource Guide
ASTROPHYSICS
Grades 3-12, Adults

A collection of resources related to planets around other stars.
Stars Resource Guide
ASTROPHYSICS
Grades 3-12, Adults

A collection of resources related to the life and death of stars.
ViewSpace: Unveiling the Invisible Universe
ASTROPHYSICS
Grades 6-12, Adults

By analyzing different types of light we learn what the universe is made of.
Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA
ASTROPHYSICS
Grades 3-12, Adults

Communities empowering women’s success in science.

 

Solar System

Where Are The Small Worlds?- Women in STEM
SOLAR SYSTEM
Grades 3-8

Discover small worlds explored by women in STEM careers.
Mundos Pequeños
SOLAR SYSTEM
Grades 3-8

Explore nuestro sistema solar desde la perspectiva del Sol y recopile datos sobre pequeños mundos.
Where Are The Small Worlds?
SOLAR SYSTEM
Grades 3-8

Explore our solar system from the perspective of the Sun.
Webinar with a Scientist: Moon Rocks (archive)
MOON
Grades 3-12, Adults
Learn how lunar samples connect the past, present, and future.
Space Resources
SOLAR SYSTEM, MOON
Grades 3-5
Use data, interactive models, and videos to explore the Earth, stars, and galaxy.
Space Resources
SOLAR SYSTEM, MOON
Grades 6-8
Visualize the scale of the solar system and phenomena such as eclipses and seasons.

 

Sun

 

Earth Science

Kingdom in Peril: Episode 1
EARTH SCIENCE, MOON
Grades 6-8
Explore the Sun, Earth, Moon, and how the Moon’s orbit generates solar and lunar eclipses.
Feature Hunter
EARTH SCIENCE
Grades 3-12, Adults

Review ISS and Space Shuttle images to help train NASA computers to recognize Earth features.
Earth's Systems Resources
EARTH SCIENCE
Grades 3-5

Interactive travel guide game exploring volcanoes, earthquakes and water on Earth.
Weather and Climate Resources
EARTH SCIENCE
Grades 3-5

Analyze seasonal weather patterns using maps, images, and videos.
Story of Earth Resources
EARTH SCIENCE
Grades 6-8

Observe our colorful and dynamic planet up close through satellite images and explanatory models.
Weather and Climate Resources
EARTH SCIENCE
Grades 6-8

Observe weather and climate patterns, visualize how they are affected by Earth processes.
History of Earth Resources
EARTH SCIENCE, MOON
Grades 9-12
Explore the evidence used to unravel the story of Earth and the history that shaped it into the planet it is today.
Weather & Climate Resources
EARTH SCIENCE
Grades 9-12

Analyze and explore the flow of energy into and out of Earth’s systems.
Earth System Resources
EARTH SCIENCE 
Grades K-2
Animated adventure exploring different landforms and bodies of water around the world.
Space Resources
EARTH SCIENCE, MOON
Grades K-2
Learn the motion of the Sun, Moon, and stars across the sky.
Waves: Light Resources
EARTH SCIENCE
Grades K-2

Explore how light interacts with different materials and observe how different lighting affects objects.

 

Moon

Phases on the Moon
MOON
Grades 6-8
Explore the phases of the Moon in this cool 80's retro style experience.

 

All Science

NASA Science Rewind
ALL SCIENCE
Grades 6-12, Adults
The Scientific Visualization Studio wants you to learn about NASA programs through visualization.
Space Resources
ALL SCIENCE
Grades 9-12
Search for exoplanets, explore the dynamic Sun, gravity, black holes, and the structure of the universe.
ViewSpace Video Library
ALL SCIENCE
Grades 6-12, Adults
This video library gives you an opportunity to explore our planet, solar system, galaxy, and universe.