- ACTIVITIES AND
- Simple Machines
- DSG CLUB
- LESSON PLANS
- Electricity and Circuits
- Engineering Design Process
- Green Design
- Helping Others
- Simple Machines
- ABOUT THE SITE
Mission: Solar System
The Design Process
The design process helps people think creatively about a problem and produce a successful result. The design process is a great way to tackle almost any task.
Exploring the Solar System
This full-color, 17 x 22-inch poster gives kids a dramatic visual guide to NASA's Year of the Solar System missions. Print it at a copy shop.
On the Moon
This guide has six hands-on challenges that bring engineering and NASA's moon missions to life for kids in grades 4-8 school and afterschool programs.
DSN Space Activities
Space-themed hands-on challenges that focus on the engineering design process. Simple materials. Ideal for ages 9-12!
NASA Educator Training
Learn how to lead hands-on, space-based engineering activities with kids.
NOVA Solar System Tour
Interactive tour of the planets that precisely positions the objects in the solar system in three dimensions!
All of NOVA's space videos and interactives gathered, tagged and ready to explore!
Life Beyond the Solar System
See how the Hubble Space Telescope is being used to find dense disks of dust and gas particles forming around new stars like our Sun.
Life on Mars
This NOVA clip shows the search for water on Mars.
NOVA Sun Lab
Teens discover what makes the Sun so volatile and get access to the same data, images, and tools that scientists use to predict solar storms.
ZOOM Lemon Juice Rockets
Baking soda + lemon juice + vinegar = cork rockets!
NASA Video Collection
The NASA Physics and Engineering Collection's videos and interactives explore real-world applications of these subjects.