World Space Week
October 4 - 10 every year
Exploring Space
Canada in Space
International Space Station
Space Tools and Technology
Celestial Bodies
"Out of this World" careers
Teacher Resources
Online Interactives
15  Sites

 
NASA: Return to Flight site description for NASA: Return to Flight
The web site enables students to manipulate a model of the Solar System, and view the orbits of the planets from a variety of angles. Excellent links are also available from this site. This site is worth a look! 
http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/rtf_flash/start.html

 
We Choose the Moon site description for We Choose the Moon
"This site is divided into 11 stages containing animation, archival photos, video and mission audio that bring Apollo 11 to life." Take your time exploring this wonderful site and listening to the mission audio. 
http://wechoosethemoon.org/

 
NASA: Apollo 13 site description for NASA: Apollo 13
From NASA, read the Apollo 13 Mission Summary, details on the Apollo 13 accident, a detailed chronology of the accident, and much more. 
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/lunar/apollo13info.html

 
NASA: Food and Cooking in Space site description for NASA: Food and Cooking in Space
This is a journal entry by an astronaut on the International Space Station. She describes her cooking adventures, without gravity, but with the help of duct tape. 
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition18/journal_sandra_magnus_7.html

 
NASA: Kennedy Space Center site description for NASA: Kennedy Space Center
This page provides access to a range of information about Kennedy Space Centre, including missions, events, and news. Be sure to look through the multimedia files. 
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/home/index.html

 
NASA: Living in Space site description for NASA: Living in Space
This NASA article is directed to students in grades K-4. The article describes how astronauts stay strong, clean and neat while in space. 
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/home/F_Living_in_Space.html

 
NASA: Videos site description for NASA: Videos
NASA has so many web sites and resources it is sometimes difficult to find something useful. This page has a well-organized list of video references. "This page is meant to be an overarching guide to digital video and animation related to NASA and space exploration." (site) 
http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/videogallery/index.html

 
NASA: Be a Martian site description for NASA: Be a Martian
This amazing interactive NASA website allows you to play games, learn about Mars, while sorting through video and thousands of images of the Red Planet. You can enter the site as a visitor, but if you want to do the full activities, you must sign-up.  
http://beamartian.jpl.nasa.gov/welcome

 
BBC Science and Nature - Mars site description for BBC Science and Nature - Mars
This is a BBC page full of facts on Mars, disguised as a 'travel guide' for the Solar System. The site includes links to other planets and moons. 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/space/solarsystem/sun_and_planets/mars

 
The NASA Space Suit site description for The NASA Space Suit
"Explore the "personal spacecraft" of astronauts, from the silver suit of the Mercury 7 to the "pumpkin suit" of shuttle astronauts." [site] 
http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/nasa_spacesuit/

 
Astronautics Vocabulary site description for Astronautics Vocabulary
The Canadian Space Agency has an extensive glossary to help all amateurs understand astronautical terminology. PS - astronautics is "the science and technology of spaceflight". 
http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/resources/vocabulary.asp

 
Daily Life in Space site description for Daily Life in Space
Here's a description of a day in space for an astronaut, written by the European Space Agency 
http://www.esa.int/esaHS/ESAH1V0VMOC_astronauts_0.html

 
Stardust: NASA's comet sample return mission site description for Stardust: NASA's comet sample return mission
NASA's Stardust spacecraft has returned to earth to deliver pristine samples of comet material. Visit the top 20 Stardust images as chosen by the Stardust team. The Gallery includes both images and videos. 
http://stardust.jpl.nasa.gov/home/index.html

 
Nasa’s Space Place site description for Nasa’s Space Place
Check out games, animations, projects, and fun facts about Earth, space and technology. 
http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids/

 
Heavens Above site description for Heavens Above
This site provides the next time the International Space Station will be visible. You may have to go to the Configuration link and select your time zone to get information specific to your location. 
http://www.heavens-above.com/
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