March 11th, 2020

High School Resource: The Space Race by History.com

High School Resource The Space Race by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the U.S.S.R. and America’s race to the moon and space. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.7, SS.8.7.a, SS.8.7.a.2 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, […]

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March 10th, 2020

Middle School Resource: Life In Space: International Space Station by Discovery Education

Middle School Resource Life In Space: International Space Station by Discovery Education Students will learn about what life on the International Space Station is like. Related NY State Academic Standards: MST5.E.HT5, MST5.E.IT6, MST5.I.HT5.1 Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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March 9th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Planetary Scientists in 1st Grade?!

Elementary School Resource Planetary Scientists in 1st Grade?! Students will gather data, create a model of the solar system using the data and share their findings verbally with their classmates. Related NY State Academic Standards: 1.1.1, RI.1.1, RI.1.2 and more!  Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response […]

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March 19th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Space: JFK’s New Frontier by History.com

Middle School Resource Space: JFK’s New Frontier by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the first man to orbit the moon. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.7.6.b.1, SS.8.2.a.1, SS.8.2.a.2 and more!Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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March 18th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Science: Planets of our Solar System

Elementary School Resource Science: Planets of our Solar System Students will be introduced to the planets in the solar system.   Related NY State Academic Standards: W.2.2, W.2.6, W.3.2.a and more!

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May 31st, 2017

High School Resource: My Solar System by PhET

High School Resource My Solar System by PhET This simulation will allow students to build their own solar system of a sun, planets and moons, and watch their paths as they move about one another. With this orbit simulator, you can set initial positions, velocities, and masses of 2, 3, or 4 bodies, and then […]

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May 30th, 2017

Middle School Resource: Life In Space – International Space Station by Discovery Education

Middle School Resource Life In Space: International Space Station by Discovery Education Students will understand the following: An environment with almost no gravity challenges humans living in space. Humans must adjust their diets, sanitation, and sleep patterns; wear space suits; and conduct specially designed experiments. ISS inhabitants perform the daily functions of life in space […]

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May 29th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Exploring Mars

Elementary School Resource Exploring Mars Between 1999 and 2007, NASA is sending ten spacecraft to investigate Mars. To take advantage of this historic set of explorations, NASA’s Mars Exploration Program has created a series of curriculum modules to connect students to the excitement and learning potential of these missions. Related NY State Academic Standards: N-VM.1, […]

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