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Science360 for iPad provides easy access to engaging science and engineering images and video from around the globe and a news feed featuring breaking news from NSF-funded institutions. Content is either...  (National Science Foundation)
NASA Educator Guides offer lessons and activities for learning about aeronautics, clouds, energy, the electromagnetic spectrum, the International Space Station, Mars, microgravity, the moon and the Apollo...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
NASA Images provides photos and video related to space exploration, aeronautics, and astronomy. Topics include the universe, solar system, earth, and astronauts. A space flight interactive...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
NASA Education Rocketry is a website devoted to learning about rockets. There's a beginner's guide to rockets, a pictorial history of rockets, an index of rocket topics (including math and science...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Astronomy and Space at Science360 features 20+ videos on black holes, dark matter, evolution, neutrinos, sun spots, and space food. Learn about a new planet entering the Milky Way, boiling in zero gravity, simulating...  (National Science Foundation)
The Space Place is a place where kids can learn how to make balloon-powered nano-rovers and pop rockets, discover what it's like to be a space engineer, and conduct experiments to identify the best...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
From Stargazers to Starships is a self-contained book-on-the-web course on basic astronomy, Newtonian mechanics, the sun (and associated physics), and spaceflight and spacecraft...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
The Wilbur and Orville Wright Papers documents the Wright brothers' lives and their work that led to the world's first powered, controlled, and sustained flight. Nearly 50,000 digital images are provided—diaries...  (Library of Congress)
Wright Brothers National Memorial: Site of the First Controlled Powered Flight tells how bicycle makers in Dayton, Ohio, launched the aviation age. After reading about the glider accident that killed Otto Lilienthal, Wilbur and Orville Wright spent four years...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
With Wings as Eagles: From Fantasy to Flight documents the history of human flight. Photos, drawings, and articles are presented in six categories: myth and fantasy, early science, balloons and airships, kites and gliders, the...  (Library of Congress)
Engineering Design Challenges presents challenges faced by NASA engineers who are developing the next generation of aerospace vehicles. The challenges: thermal protection systems, spacecraft structures...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
National Science Digital Library provides access to resources in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and research. From video clips teaching cell division to simulations demonstrating plate...  (National Science Foundation)
The Dream of Flight presents photos, letters, and diary excerpts from the experiments and efforts that led to the Wright brothers' December 17, 1903, achievement of the first sustained, powered, and...  (Library of Congress)
From Fantasy to Flight provides photos, letters, articles, and resources for learning about the history of flight -- aircraft and balloons, Alexander Graham Bell's aerodynamic studies, the Wright brothers...  (Library of Congress)
Aviation: From Sand Dunes to Sonic Booms features 100 aircraft, airfields, research labs, military installations, battle sites, launch facilities, and other places that tell about people and events that made the U.S. a world...  (National Register of Historic Places, supported by National Park Service)
Glenn Learning Technologies Project offers resources such as online instructional materials tied to NASA missions, movies, aeronautics projects, and the Remote Sensing Public Access Center, which makes space...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
LeRC K-12 Wind Tunnel Homepage offers information about wind tunnels. Learn how to build a wind tunnel, read about wind tunnel history, download flow-simulation software, view experiments for grades 8-12, and link...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Women@NASA features women at NASA discussing and showing what they do. See video interviews with a robotics flight controller, aeronautics engineer, pyrotechnics specialist, spacesuit team...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
3... 2... 1... Liftoff! Educator Guide introduces children to the International Space Station (ISS), the most complex international scientific endeavor in history. Activities focus on the purpose and construction of the...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Engineering Design Challenges: Thermal Protection Systems Educator Guide helps students (Grades 6-9) learn how NASA engineers design thermal protection systems -- the systems that protect spacecraft from the heat of atmospheric friction (during launch and...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Learning to Fly: The Wright Brothers' Adventure sends students undercover to Dayton and Kitty Hawk to report secretly on the activities of two brothers who are making a big glider in their bicycle shop. Students prepare by...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Aerospace features NASA employees doing aerodynamic design research. Watch and listen as engineers, technicians, mechanics, and designers work to make planes safer, more efficient, quieter, and...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
The Centennial of Flight -- The Future of Flight is dedicated to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Wright Brothers' first powered flight and the development of aviation over the past century. It offers aerospace-related...  (Multiple Agencies)
FoilSim: Basic Aerodynamics Software is an interactive simulation software that determines the airflow around various shapes of airfoils...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Exploring the Extreme provides lessons on key concepts in the design and flight of F-15 fighter planes. Lessons (K-8) focus on center of gravity; its relationship to thrust vectoring, pitch, and yaw; how...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Central Operations of Resources for Educators (CORE) describes more than 200 aeronautics and space programs chronicling NASA's state-of-the-art research and technology efforts. These videocassette, slide, and CD-ROM programs can serve as...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Floyd Bennett Field: Naval Aviation's Home in Brooklyn recounts the role of this airport in aviation history and World War II. In 1931, it was among the most advanced airports in the world. From it, early aviators launched pioneering and...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)

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