OTHER RESOURCES HEADER GRAPHIC

NASA Educational Products
NASA is continually producing a variety of products for the educational community. (Follow this link for additional information.) Contact the Teacher Resource Center at the NASA field center serving your area to find out what is currently available. Also check Spacelink. Ask about the following:

AESP Aerospace Education Services Program
Traveling education units that bring the aerospace program to the schools. Programs can be classroom-sized to assembly-sized and can be customized to meet a school's curricula needs. In-service workshops are also available to familiarize teachers with the program and to help identify specific areas of interest. Contact the Center Eductional Programs Officer at the NASA field center serving your area.
            or
      Elementary and Secondary Branch
      Mail Code FEE
      NASA Headquarters
      Washington, DC 20546
      202-358-1518

The ALTA Reflectance Spectrometer
This is a rugged, simple, classroom instrument designed to help students learn about light, color, and spectroscopy. Results are good models of spectra from spacecraft and satellites. A lesson package is available for an additional cost. (Grades 8 - College, $160.00.) Source = LPI.

Lunar Sample Education Disk
Representative samples of material brought back from the Moon are available for loan. The package includes printed and audiovisual materials and classroom activities. To qualify for a lunar sample loan, educators must attend a certification workshop. Contact the Teacher Resource Center at the NASA field center serving your area.

Meteorite Sample Education Disk
Representative samples of meteorites found on Earth in a disk that can be borrowed. The disk comes with a teacher's activity guide, Exploring Meteorite Mysteries. To qualify for a meteorite sample loan, educators must attend a certification workshop. Contact the Teacher Resource Center at the NASA field center serving your area.

NASA Teaching From Space Program
Each school year, this program presents a series of educational live shows. These programs are broadcast via satellite at no charge to the partcipating institutions. The 15-30-minute shows target educators and students in grades 5-12 and include educational activities and information integrating research and developments in aeronautics and space transportation technology, Earth science, human exploration and development of space, and space science.
      NASA Teaching From Space Program            
      c/o Oklahoma State University
      308 CITD Room A
      Stillwater, OK 74075-8089
      (405) 744-6784 (405) 744-6785 (fax)
      email edge@aesp.nasa.okstate.edu
      URL http://www.okstate.edu/aesp/VC.html

The Soda Bottle Magnetometer
This is a simple device that can be used to monitor changes in the Earth's magnetic field in the classroom and give notice of solar storm events. A primer, Studying the Magnetosphere in the Classroom, is available. Additional Information. (Less than $5.00 for materials). Source = POETRY

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Updated - 5/07/02

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