NASA Provides a wealth of STEM-focused resources for educators and parents.
Engaging students effectively begins with quality learning materials. NASA provides a treasure trove of these resources for free, which we aggregate here for you. The NASA Office of STEM Engagement works collaboratively with NASA's mission directorates to promote education as an integral component of every major NASA research and development mission. These efforts result in innovative and informative educational materials that engage student interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. NASA makes these resources available in many convenient ways which we list below. Browse, download, and use as needed and don't forget to have fun!
NASA Materials for the Classroom
NASA STEM Engagement WebsiteNASA.gov serves as the gateway for information on missions, research, programs and services offered by NASA. The educational sections provide educators and students access to materials and resources produced through collaborations with NASA's mission directorates.
Search Educational ResourcesSearch hundreds of resources by subject, grade level, type and keyword. These lesson plans and teaching materials support your STEM curriculum.
A-Z List of Publications
A-Z List of Websites
EXPRESS Email Sign-upThe NASA EXPRESS message features updates from NASA and STEM associates about workshops, internships, and fellowships; applications for grants or collaborations; promotions for student and educator opportunities; online professional development; and other announcements
Explore STEM Resources for K-12 Educators
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory: TeachBring the wonder of space to your students. Explore our universe of science, technology, engineering and math activities and resources.
Public and Professional Programs
Classroom Content & Lesson PlansNASA Langley is dedicated to supporting teachers as they foster the growth of our nation's youth. Please use the resources listed below to assist you along that process.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ) is at the core of the NASA mission. However, it takes many professions, backgrounds and interests to operate NASA. As such we hope to inspire the youth of today to use and enhance their talent and skills, whatever those may be, to support the NASA mission or another STEM field.
Please use these search tools below to find NASA content relevant to your needs.Search all NASA Created Educational Resources by subject, type and grade level
Search NASA Activities with the JPL Teach search tool by subject, type, grade level and topic
Search by Educational Standards or location at NASA Wavelength
See the below for sites with more NASA learning content. NASA Spinoffs Student Activities NASA Kids' Club
Please see the NASA Educator Professional Development page for valuable resources to further develop your career. Also, for tools and information relevant to both topic please see the main Educator Resources page.
STEM Lessons From SpaceHave you ever wondered what kind of STEM activities occur on the International Space Station? Follow astronauts as they demonstrate STEM concepts such as Newton’s Laws of Motion, surface tension, advances in technology and more.
Learning Launchers Thematic Resources
Day in the Life aboard the International Space Station
NASA and 4H: Expeditionary Skills for Life
Christa McAuliffe's Lost Lessons
STEM Lessons from Space: Science
STEM Lessons from Space: Technology
STEM Lessons from Space: Engineering
STEM Lessons from Space: Math
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