NASA for Students

Website Information
Rating: Excellent
Interest Level: Preschool, Primary, Intermediate, Young Adult
URL: http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/index.html
Subscription Fee: None

NASA’s website for students provides a look at what work NASA does and interesting things about space. Older kids can explore career opportunities, watch videos about interesting things that happen in space, and find out the latest news about what is going on at NASA or in the night sky. Younger kids can enjoy NASA’s Kids Club that has space related games and coloring sheets. The website has pictures and information about space explorations, meteor showers, women in STEM subjects, and many other things related to NASA.

While the website isn’t easy to navigate or see what all is available at a quick glance, this website is an excellent resource for those who are interested in space or educators looking for resources to teach their students about space or about what NASA does. It has free printables and email subscriptions to help those who are interested stay in the loop. The articles about teenagers are kids doing space research or striving to achieve goals in related fields will inspire students who have similar aims. The wide variety of resources and activities should please space enthusiasts and teachers looking for the latest information about the universe.