Lesson Plans, Activities & Programs for Informal Education
Life Cycle Of a Massive Star Activity - String beads on a bookmark to represent the stages a massive star goes through during its life cycle: Bookmark (pdf) and
Build-It-Yourself: Satellite! - An educational game for high school and college age students, where they get to be the scientist by building their own satellite. Approved by the NASA Education Product review.
Scope It Out! - An educational game for middle and high school students, which compares a simple telescope to both the James Webb Space Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope. Approved by the NASA Education Product review. Lesson plans available.
Webb coloring page (.pdf) - A picture of Web, from Ball Aerospace, that can be printed out and colored in.
NIRCam Education & Outreach - This is the website for EPO material associated with the Near InfraRed Camera (NIRCam) instrument (by University of Arizona). There are activities available, which were developed and are used regularly for their workshops with the Girl Scouts.
Links to other Education & Outreach Resources
A set of web-based activities, games, crafts, information and learning activities from the NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab made available for all to enjoy.
Learn more about infrared light, astronomy, and the world around us. Spectacular
images, fun games, resources for educators, and more!
StarChild: Cosmology/Big Bang information (For K-6: Level 1, Level 2.)