Space Science Activities


Each theme has a variety of hands-on activities adaptable for different ages and designed to be done with easily-available materials. Activities can be adapted to do at home, in a classroom, at an afterschool program, or in an out-of-school setting.

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Image Credits: 
Aurora: NASA/Sebastian Saarloos.
Sun: NASA/GSFC/Solar Dynamics Observatory.
Moon: UAF photo by Todd Paris, 2014.
Solar System: NASA/JPL.
Stars: NASA/Bill Ingalls.
Exploring the Universe:  NASA/JPL-Caltech.



For more activities on a variety of themes, go to these pages:


Contents of the Cultural Connections kit, laid out on a black background.

Check Out Hands-On Kits

Borrow kits and teaching objects to teach about the Sun, aurora, and outer space. For more information, go to the Kits & Materials page.


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This project was funded under NASA cooperative agreement NNX16AL65A and cooperative agreement number NNH15ZDA004C. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and  do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.