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Connecting your students to the world of science

Students learn in profound ways when we connect the classroom science lessons with the real world. Listed below are opportunities for your students to involve themselves in the larger world of science, through activities such as corresponding with scientists and joining schools all over the world to make a contribution to the work at NASA.

Name of program

Connect information

Description

Clouds and Earth’s Radiant Energy System Students’ Cloud Observations On-Line (CERES S’COOL)

scool@larc.nasa.gov

Email CERES S’COOL Project

CERES is a hands-on project with over 1,865 participating schools throughout the world. Students send basic weather observations to NASA scientists. Contact the project to register your class and request materials.

GLOBE Program

http://www.globe.gov

GLOBE Program offers opportunities for teachers and students to collaborate with scientists and other GLOBE students throughout the world.

NASA Kids Club

http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov

NASA Kids Club offers interesting opportunities for students to learn about space and the work of NASA scientists. Visit the website to register.

U.S. Geological Survey

http://water.usgs.gov/waterwatch

For real-time data about water resources, visit this site.

National Earthquake Information Center

http://neic.usgs.gov

Visit the site for real-time data about earthquakes throughout the
world.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

http://www.noaa.gov

NOAA focuses on science, service and stewardship. Students can access real-time data about weather; get information about weather, climate and research; and view satellite images at the site. Students are also welcome to correspond with meteorologists.

Firstgov for Kids

http://kids.gov

Firstgov for Kids is an easy place for students to start as they get connected with the world of science. This website is a central spot for learning about many subjects and interests.