Daily Archives: August 20, 2012

New Bookmarks From NASA – Free K-12 Teaching Materials

Microgravity Bookmark

Printable Microgravity Bookmark

Microgravity Square Bookmark – Grades K-12

The uniquely shaped bookmark highlights the microgravity resources for K-12 educators found on the Microgravity education website. The website offers lesson plans, research information, opportunities for educators and students, and multimedia highlighting NASA’s microgravity research.   http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/topnav/materials/listbytype/Microgravity_Square.html

Rocketry Bookmark

Printable Rocketry Bookmark

Rocketry Bookmark – All Grade Levels

Blast off to the exciting world of rocketry! The downloadable bookmark has the Web address for NASA’s Rocketry education site. Visit the site to explore incredible rocketry resources for educators and students.  http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/topnav/materials/listbytype/Rocketry_Bookmark.html

STEM on Station Bookmark

Printable STEM on Station Bookmark

STEM on Station Bookmark – All Grade Levels

Think beyond textbooks and use the International Space Station as a teaching resource. The bookmark has the Web address for NASA’s STEM on Station education site. Visit the site to download videos, access lesson plans and find space station opportunities for students and educators.


2012 Humans in Space Youth Art Competition – Entry Deadline October 21, 2012

Humans in Space Art Contest

Enter the International Humans in Space Art Competition by October 21, 2012

The international 2012 Humans in Space Youth Art Competition invites students ages 10-18 to express their ideas about the future of human space exploration through visual, literary, musical or digital art.

Artwork submissions will be judged on creativity, skill and demonstration of meaning relevant to expressing “How will humans use science and technology to explore space, and what mysteries will we uncover?”

Winning art will be showcased at displays and multimedia performances worldwide from 2013 to 2014, as well as in an online gallery. Submissions must be received by Oct. 21, 2012.

For additional information and a complete list of guidelines, visit www.humansinspaceart.org.

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