NASA Science at Home

Welcome to the Science page for?#NASAatHome! We want to be sure that every student, educator and lifelong learner has access to the resources and inspiration of NASA to continue their studies or enrich their ongoing journey. Below you will find access to everything from formal lesson plans to amazing imagery and stories about how science and exploration are lifting our world. There will also be ongoing opportunities to chat and interact with scientists directly. We know there’s a community of space science enthusiasts worldwide, and we want to provide a place to connect and to share the discoveries that continue to unfold.

Please share your stories with us about what you’re learning and how you’re using digital resources to continue your education during this time. Use?#NASAatHome. We look forward to hearing from you, and keep checking back often as we add new content to the page.

NASA Education Resources

  • NASA Science Live:?Go behind-the-scenes alongside our experts to explore the secrets of the universe.
  • EZ Science:?Monthly video series that dives into topics like insights from the Apollo missions, the mysteries of the Sun, and the search for planets like our own.
  • JPL Education Site: Here, you can find instructions for making things like rockets, Mars rovers and Moon landers out of materials you have at home – or with templates you can print out.
  • OSTEM Site:?More science and technology activities you can do at home.
  • Citizen Science:?NASA’s citizen science projects are collaborations between scientists and interested members of the public.

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Grades K-2

Earth System Resources
EARTH SCIENCE?
Grades K-2
Animated adventure exploring different landforms and bodies of water around the world.
Space Resources
EARTH SCIENCE
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.
Carmen Travels the World
EARTH SCIENCE
Grades K-8

Carmen Travels the World is an activity in map reading using My NASA Data.
The Mystery of the Winter Twig
EARTH SCIENCE
Grades K-8

Learn how deciduous trees transition from winter dormancy to spring buds.
What's Causing Sea-Level Rise
EARTH SCIENCE?
Grades 2-8

Learn about land ice and sea ice through a melting demonstration.
Forward to the Moon Activity Book
EARTH SCIENCE?
Grades 1-6

Downloadable activity book with mix of SMD and HEO content
Whip Up a Moon-link Crater
SOLAR SYSTEM?
Grades 1-6

Demonstration of how impact craters affect the surface of the Moon.

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Grades 3-5

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!
Astronomy Picture of the Day
ASTROPHYSICS, ALL SCIENCE
Grades 3-12, Adults
Print out today's APOD and start a family discussion!
Recoloring the Universe
ASTROPHYSICS, ALL SCIENCE
Grades 3-12, Adults
Color, astronomy and coding using data from Chandra X-ray Observatory.
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.
Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA
ASTROPHYSICS
Grades 3-12, Adults

Communities empowering women’s success in science.
Where Are The Small Worlds?- Women in STEM
SOLAR SYSTEM
Grades 3-8

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

Explore nuestro sistema solar desde la perspectiva del Sol y recopile datos sobre peque?os 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
Grades 3-5

Use data, interactive models, and videos to explore the Earth, stars, and galaxy.
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.
Carmen Travels the World
EARTH SCIENCE
Grades K-8

Carmen Travels the World is an activity in map reading using My NASA Data.
The Mystery of the Winter Twig
EARTH SCIENCE
Grades K-8

Learn how deciduous trees transition from winter dormancy to spring buds.
What's Causing Sea-Level Rise
EARTH SCIENCE?
Grades 2-8

Learn about land ice and sea ice through a melting demonstration.
Forward to the Moon Activity Book
EARTH SCIENCE?
Grades 1-6

Downloadable activity book with mix of SMD and HEO content
Whip Up a Moon-link Crater
SOLAR SYSTEM?
Grades 1-6

Demonstration of how impact craters affect the surface of the Moon.
Build Webb Space Craft Models
ASTROPHYSICS?
Grades 4-6

Build your own version of Webb, learning the function and purpose of each part of the satellite as you go.

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Grades 6-8

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!
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.
NASA Science Rewind
ALL SCIENCE
Grades 6-12, Adults
The Scientific Visualization Studio wants you to learn about NASA programs through visualization.
ViewSpace: Unveiling the Invisible Universe
ASTROPHYSICS
Grades 6-12, Adults

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

Communities empowering women’s success in science.
Where Are The Small Worlds?- Women in STEM
SOLAR SYSTEM
Grades 3-8

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

Explore nuestro sistema solar desde la perspectiva del Sol y recopile datos sobre peque?os 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 6-8

Visualize the scale of the solar system and phenomena such as eclipses and seasons.
Phases on the Moon
MOON
Grades 6-8
Explore the phases of the Moon in this cool 80's retro style experience.
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.
Story of Earth Resources
EARTH SCIENCE,?MOON
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.
Carmen Travels the World
EARTH SCIENCE
Grades K-8

Carmen Travels the World is an activity in map reading using My NASA Data.
The Mystery of the Winter Twig
EARTH SCIENCE
Grades K-8

Learn how deciduous trees transition from winter dormancy to spring buds.
What's Causing Sea-Level Rise
EARTH SCIENCE?
Grades 2-8

Learn about land ice and sea ice through a melting demonstration.
Forward to the Moon Activity Book
EARTH SCIENCE?
Grades 1-6

Downloadable activity book with mix of SMD and HEO content
Whip Up a Moon-link Crater
SOLAR SYSTEM?
Grades 1-6

Demonstration of how impact craters affect the surface of the Moon.
Build Webb Space Craft Models
ASTROPHYSICS?
Grades 4-6

Build your own version of Webb, learning the function and purpose of each part of the satellite as you go.

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Grades 9-12; Adult Learning

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.
NASA Science Rewind
ALL SCIENCE
Grades 6-12, Adults
The Scientific Visualization Studio wants you to learn about NASA programs through visualization.
ViewSpace: Unveiling the Invisible Universe
ASTROPHYSICS
Grades 6-12, Adults

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

Communities empowering women’s success in science.
Webinar with a Scientist: Moon Rocks (archive)
MOON
Grades 3-12, Adults
Learn how lunar samples connect the past, present, and future.
Space Resources
ALL SCIENCE
Grades 9-12
Search for exoplanets, explore the dynamic Sun, gravity, black holes, and the structure of the universe.
Feature Hunter
EARTH SCIENCE
Grades 3-12, Adults

Review ISS and Space Shuttle images to help train NASA computers to recognize Earth features.
History of Earth Resources
EARTH SCIENCE, SOLAR SYSTEM
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.