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Super NASA site focused on the science research conducted by NASA missions.
Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12


Science@NASA disseminates information about Earth Science and various expeditions and discoveries. Included are educational resources for children to learn about the Earth-sun system, the solar system, and the universe.
This high-tech site from NASA is well-organized and easily navigated. Content is divided into several areas that are accessed from links on the main page of the site. A top navigation bar makes moving through the site even easier. Macromedia Flash Player and QuickTime are needed.

This site will be of interest to teachers and students as well as the general public. Visitors can explore the "Missions" section, which is organized by category and listed alphabetically. The incredible amount of multimedia includes high-quality photographs, MPEG and QuickTime movies, audio, animations, and interactive viewers. Science News offers the latest news updates on many earth science topics, such as stopping the suicide spiral, natural hazards, the Titanic Quilt, and more. Students will want to check out the "For Kids" section where they can learn about the solar system, the universe, the sun, and the Earth through movies, images, puzzles, games, and more. Included is a listing of education products for educators.


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