Here are resources related to the Launch of crews to the International Space Station:
These are "Teacher Toolkits" that feature research and activities related to the space station. Use these lesson plans, videos, and related resources to bring the International Space Station into your classroom. New topics are featured every month, making this a site to check regularly.
For teachers of K-12 and at-home learners, a set of activities and background information celebrating the launch of crews for the International Space Station.
Test your ability to pilot the SpaceX Dragon2 and dock it with the space station:
Teachers can sign up for a free newsletter from NASA featuring the "first A in NASA", aeronautics. The newsletter highlights educator professional development sessions and features new lessons and activities.
Citizen science projects enable anyone to become part of a scientific research project. The projects can be community-based or part of a global or even galactic study. Participation ranges from gathering data and observations in the field to allowing your computer to become part of a data-processing super computer. here are several resources to help you get started:
NISE, the National Informal STEM Education Network, is a community of informal educators and scientists. They offer resources to support STEM education in informal settings in communities around the country. The newsletter is available to informal STEM educators and contains many activities, programs, and development opportunities each month.
The activities from the Nantucket Science Festival, hosted by the Maria Mitchell Association, are available online. These are at-home friendly activities covering a variety of topics.
Libraries, youth-serving organizations such as Scouts, Boys and Girls Clubs, and out of school organizations such as afterschool and summer programs are all eligible for free membership in NASA's Museum and Informal Education Alliance. members have access to NASA materials, some of which are not open to the general public, as well as news and programming surrounding NASA missions and activities. Many other types of organizations are also eligible, check the site for details.
In a CryptoClub, students explore cryptography through games and informal activities that involve secret messages. Cryptography provides and engaging, real-world hook inot concepts taught in the middle school math curriculum.
CryptoClubs can be offered as afterschool programs through organizations such as YMCA, Boys and Girls Clubs, and 4H. The curriculum is flexible, so the length of programs varies, ranging from a few times a week for about 10 weeks to weekly all year.