Words from the Universe are in there... somewhere! Can you find them?
Twist your brain into knots with these tricky Mars mazes -- and have fun doing it. Not just for kids; mazes can be fun for all ages.
To solve this crossword, search through IInternational Solar Terrestrial Physics Spacecraft and Missions pages. Of course, solving the puzzle without any help proves you are an ISTP mission expert!
Use your knowledge of space terminology to solve this puzzle.
Match pictures of objects found in our universe.
Find the path that will get the information from the satellite to the scientists on Earth.
A very important piece of space equipment has been hidden among the stars. Use your mathematical skills to find it!
Take the Challenge! Unscramble the graphics and see if you qualify for our "Top Ten" List!
Answer clues and solve the puzzle
A variety of animations, simulations, movies, and activities related to the New Horizons mission, Pluto, and comparing Pluto to other planets in the Solar System
This website, presented by NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission, provides students and educators with resources to learn about Earth’s water cycle, weather and climate, and the technology and societal applications of studying them.
Step into the role of an explorer in a futuristic lunar settlement... Your mission is to restore critical systems after a meteor strike cripples life support equipment.
Jet propulsion Laboratory (JPL) website about the Mars Science Laboratory rover "Curiosity."
A different spin on an old favorite
Games and videos about weather/climate, oceans/ice, vegetation/agriculture, earthquakes/volcanoes, and gravity/magnetosphere.
A forest fire is spreading and NASA needs your help to use satellites to track and stop the fire!
The Goddard Space Flight Center website for the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission.
A variety of animations, simulations, movies, and activities related to the MESSENGER mission, Mercury, and comparing Mercury to other planets in the Solar System.
The Webb Telescope may be unusual in appearance - but it has a lot in common with simple tube-shaped telescopes. Play the "Scope It Out!" Flash game to find out more!
Build a paper model of the Terra satellite
This interactive 3D model lets you virtually turn, move, zoom, and measure the WMAP satellite right in your web browser!
This paper model of the MESSI spacecraft is designed to help students understand the operation and objectives of the solar observing mission.
The Swift satellite is named for an agile bird that catches its food on the fly. Now you can build a paper airplane designed to look like a Swift!
Users can get a fly-by tour of NASA's next-generation, tennis court-sized James Webb Space Telescope on their computer.
This downloadable PDF booklet contains all the instructions, drawings, and descriptions needed to build a paper model of the Swift satellite.
Download an activity file (pdf - 500 KB en Español) that explores the relative size of Sun and Earth as well as the distance between them.
Download an activity file (pdf - 500KB) to explore the relative size of Sun and Earth as well as the distance between them.
A simple paper model of the RXTE satellite that you can print and build at home!
Want to learn more about the JWST satellite? With this paper model, you can build your own James Webb Space Telescope, learning the function and purpose of each part of the satellite.
Read a set of different culture's constellation myths and try to match the star charts to the myths.
Test your ICESat/GLAS knowledge
Can you solve our crossword puzzle? All the answers to the clues come from the universe pages on the Starchild website.
Do you know the order of the planets?