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NASA JPL Education Classroom Activities
Explore a database of lesson plans for grades K-12; search by subject matter, grade level -- and even educational standards. In an easy-to-browse format, each lesson includes background information, materials lists and related links. New lessons are being added all the time featuring the latest NASA discoveries, missions and research.

Curriculum with an Impact
The Barringer Meteorite Crater curriculum is a free inquiry-based 10-day curriculum that takes middle school students from observers to experimenters to educated participants in the investigation of the scientific processes of impact cratering. The unit culminates with a scientific and historical narrative of how Barringer Meteorite Crater in Arizona was identified.

The Universe in the Classroom
A new edition of The Universe in the Classroom is now available on the ASP website. "Recent Lunar Science Discoveries and an Opportunity to Celebrate Them" describes how you can get involved in International Observe the Moon Night, and how recent NASA missions have changed the way we view our nearest celestial neighbor. Past articles are also available.

NASA's "Science WOW!" newsletter
NASA has a new science education newsletter. Science starts with a question, and so will "Science WOW!" Each week's message will kick off with a science question and a link to where you can find the answer. "Science WOW!" will also highlight an awesome science education tool each week.

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