For Educators

Aeronautics Educator Guide

The activities in this guide help students learn the basic principles of flight. The guide is divided into three chapters: Air; Flight; We Can Fly, You and I. The end of each chapter has a list of simple interdisciplinary activities for all elementary subjects. The PDF of this guide can be found here.

Keep Reading

A Lesson in Engineering with the Space Launch System (SLS)

Let your students become a NASA materials engineer! Using items such as straws, tape, and cardboard, students design and build a mobile launcher platform that is light enough to be moved to the launch pad, but strong enough to hold the weight of a rocket. Linked to Next Generation Science Standards, this activity is appropriate […]

Keep Reading

NASA eClips

NASA eClips™ are short, relevant educational video segments. These videos inspire and engage students, helping them see real world connections. New video segments are produced weekly exploring current applications of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, topics. Browse the e-Clips here.

Keep Reading

Museum in a Box

These lessons are great for educators at museums, science centers and schools, Museum in a Box provides exciting hands-on/minds-on lessons with an aeronautics theme to inspire future scientists, mathematicians and engineers. The lessons are tied to all national science and math standards. Find them here.

Keep Reading

Spacebots

During this event, students will learn how NASA uses robotics technology to a great extent in its exploration of space. Participants will learn how NASA defines robotics, see how robotic systems are already widely used in the space program, and discover what plans there are for future robotic applications. Students will also have the opportunity […]

Keep Reading