Friday, September 27, 2013

Teaching Ideas: NASA, Space, Planets, and Moons #coffeechugPLN

NASA Haughton-Mars Project: program aimed at developing new technologies, strategies, humans factors experience, and field-based operational know-how key to planning the future exploration of the Moon, Mars and other planets by robots and humans.

Ask a Scientist: Living on Other Planets

Venus Project (useful in colonizing other planets)
comprehensive plan for social reclamation in which human beings, technology, and nature will be able to coexist in a long-term, sustainable state of dynamic equilibrium.

Hubble Space Telescope

We Cannot Colonize the Planets (reasons why)

Space Elevators (no need for rockets)

British National space Centre

China National Space Agency

Danish National Space Center

Indian Space Research Organization

Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency

Norwegian Space Centre

Space Agencies and Organizations

Space Weather Network (conditions on the Sun and in the solar wind, magnetosphere, ionosphere and thermosphere that can influence the performance and reliability of space-borne and ground-based technological systems and can endanger human life or health)

Project X (two flights into space in two weeks)

Planetary Probes History

Lyot Project (identifying biologically active planets and finding ones that are possibly inhabitable)

Exploration of Other Planets
-         Pioneer Venus Project
-         Colonizing Other Planets: Millennial Project
-         The Grand Survey of Mars: 1996-2019 A.D. (EXCEPTIONAL SITE!! educational programs from K-12, news on all the probes) 

Astronaut Geology Tools (photos and descriptions)

Collecting Moon Rocks During the Apollo Program (tools and photos)

Space Related Resources (EXCELLENT SITE! many related topics)

Space Station Photo Gallery

Astronaut Photography of Earth

Astronaut & Space Travel Memorabilia for Sale

Space Radio Stations (communicate with astronauts)
The Space Show (live broadcast talk radio about space)

Physics and Astronomy Fun and Jokes

Drake Equation (estimating the number of civilizations capable of communication that are in the Milky Way Galaxy)

Space Music (with podcasts)

Space Art on the Web

Space Art in Children’s Books

Space Art Galleries Around the World
NASA Space Art (galleries showing art from all the different projects
Space Food (EXCEPTIONAL SITE!!  see videos on food for long term space travel)
Clothing on Other Planets (surprise!)
Visiting Other Planets (teacher lesson plan)
Psychological Preparations and Problems of Space Travel
Psychos in Space (staying sane)

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