NASA sites - Museum Sites - Fun Places for Kids

                                     NASA: 

NASA Centers - overview - http://www.nasa.gov/ http://www.nasa.gov/home/index.html?skipIntro=1

Educator Astronaut
http://edspace.nasa.gov/earthcrew/news/ecn2/index.html

Jet Propulsion Laboratory - http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/
    Earth
from JPL - http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/earth/earth_index.html

    Education - http://education.jpl.nasa.gov/
    Kids and JPL -
http://education.jpl.nasa.gov/k12/kids.html
    Earth and JPL -
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/earth/
    Physical Oceanography -
http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/
    Resources -
http://education.jpl.nasa.gov/k12/indexBackpack.html
    Solar System - http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/solar_system/
    Solar System Simulator - http://space.jpl.nasa.gov/
    Stars -
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/stars_galaxies/
    Technology -
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/technology/

Educational Resources for Educators - JPL plus Stuff for Kids
http://topex-www.jpl.nasa.gov/education/education.html

Educational Resources - from NASA
  grades K-4 - http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/k-4/features/index.html
  grades 5-8 - http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/5-8/features/index.html
  grades 9-12 - http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/9-12/features/index.html

Observatorium - games, resources, images
http://observe.arc.nasa.gov/nasa/entries/entry_6.html

NASA Missions
http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/missions/index.cfm

Ames Research Center
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/home/index.html
    Quest
- check out this site!
     http://quest.arc.nasa.gov

Glenn Research Center - http://exploration.grc.nasa.gov/
   Rockets -
http://exploration.grc.nasa.gov/education/rocket/bgmr.html

Goddard Space Flight Center -
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/home/index.html

Johnson Space Center - programs for teachers and kids
http://education.jsc.nasa.gov/

Marshall Space Flight Center - Space Station
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/home/index.html
    
NASA Kids - http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/index.html

Great Images In NASA (GRIN)- library of photos
http://grin.hq.nasa.gov/

NASA Explores - http://nasaexplores.com/index.php
NASA News -
http://www.nasa.gov/news/highlights/index.html

The Spaceplace - Cutesy activities for young kids
http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids/

The GLOBE Program - Internet project for students and teachers
http://www.globe.gov

Glenn Research Center - Rockets
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/airplane/bgmr.html

Today at NASA
http://www.nasa.gov/news/highlights/index.html

NASA sites and Games from 4th and 5th Grade Student Research Resources
http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/Tower/1217/space.html#b

 

MUSEUM Sites:  
The Exploratorium in San Francisco - one of my favorites
http://www.exploratorium.edu

Boston Museum of Science
http://www.mos.org

Field Museum of Natural History - Chicago - dinosaurs
http://www.fmnh.org

Franklin Institute - Philadelphia - math, science, and history
http://www2.fi.edu/

Hands On Children's Museum
http://www.hocm.org

Madison, WI Children's Museum
http://www.madisonchildrensmuseum.org/playlearn/exhibits

Metropolitan Museum of Art
http://www.metmuseum.org

Miami Science Museum - http://www.miamisci.org
 http://www.miamisci.org/www/exhibitsonline.php

Minnesota Science Museum
http://www.sci.mus.mn.us

Montshire Museum - Norwich, Vermont
http://www.montshire.org/
http://www.montshire.org/explorer/

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
http://www.omsi.edu/

Science Learning Network
http://www.sln.org

The TECH Museum of Innovation - San Jose, CA
http://www.thetech.org

UC Museum of Paleontology - Berkeley - fossils
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu

 

Sites for Children:
B. J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper site
http://www.bjpinchbeck.com/

http://www.bjpinchbeck.net/

Alvarado's Cyber Explorers
http://www.nhusd.k12.ca.us/ALVE/ace/acehome.html

Kids' Corner from Berkeley, CA
http://www.lhs.berkeley.edu/kids/kidshome.html

WWW4Kids
http://www.4kids.org/

Kidlink
http://www.kidlink.org

Global School Net
http://www.gsn.org

Resources for 4th and 5th grade students
http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/Tower/1217/index.html
Global Access for Middle School and Beyond
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Academy/6617/

Kids Web Digital Library from Syracuse
http://www.npac.syr.edu/textbook/kidsweb

How Stuff Works
http://howstuffworks.com/

Puzzlemaker
Mazes, crosswords, word searches and more
http://www.puzzlemaker.com

First Gov for Kids
http://www.kids.gov/

Digital Library for Kids old (but good) sites
http://www.npac.syr.edu/textbook/kidsweb/indexold.html

Great Web Sites for Kids from ALA
http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/greatwebsites/greatwebsiteskids.htm

Surfing the Net with Kids
http://www.surfnetkids.com/

Multnomah Homework Help
http://www.multcolib.org/homework/

 

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This page was developed by Kathi Mitchell
and was last updated on September 26, 2008