Featured Sites: Week of Jul 15, 2018

 

Man Soars Into Flight - Resources - TeachersFirst
Grades
1 to 12
This collection of flight-related resources was originally featured in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Wright Brothers historic 1903 accomplishments in Kitty Hawk. This collection...
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How Things Fly - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Grades
4 to 12
How Things Fly offers a self guided, interactive resource to understand how space and air flight happen. This site delivers information clearly and effectively about lift, drag, thrust,...
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The Wilbur and Orville Wright Papers - Library of Congress
Grades
6 to 12
The Library of Congress offers this collection of photographs, letters, and other documents related to the lives of aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright. Images and documents...
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Amelia Earhart - The Official Website - Family of Amelia Earhart
Grades
6 to 12
The Official website of Amelia Earhart is an informational website intended to honor the life, the legend, and the career of Amelia Earhart. It contains a vast amount of information...
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Sun Moon Scope - Sunaeon
Grades
4 to 12
Use this well designed 3D simulation to show the position of the sun and moon from any point on Earth. See the positions instantly in real time or choose a ...
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CurriConnects Book List - Flight and Things that Fly - TeachersFirst
Grades
K to 12
Read about the many ways that people have used flying machines and the many creatures that fly with books from this leveled booklist. Learn how things fly--either by nature or ...
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Exploratorium - Exploratorium
Grades
4 to 12
Explore, play, and discover at the website for Exploratorium in San Francisco. This very comprehensive site is part of their learning laboratory exploring the world through science,...
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Ready Jet Go! - PBS Kids
Grades
K to 6
Ready Jet Go! is a PBS Kids animated series to help children learn about astronomy and earth science concepts. This site features characters from the series in games, videos, and ...
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Amazing Space - Space Telescope Science Institute's Office of Public Outreach
Grades
3 to 12
This site shares lessons and resources to learn more about the Hubble and James Webb space telescopes. Choose from the many resources sorted by topics including gravity, space history,...
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Challenger Center - Challenger Center
Grades
3 to 12
The Challenger Center provides lessons and resources dedicated to continuing the work of the Challenger mission and crew after the shuttle tragedy in 1986. Select the STEM Resources...
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Moon Phases and Seasons - Science Resources - TeachersFirst
Grades
K to 12
This curated list of resources will help you research information about moon phases and the seasons. Read the descriptions to find out whether a site sounds right for what you ...
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Universe and Space - Science Resources - TeachersFirst
Grades
K to 12
Find engaging tools related to the universe and space in this curated list. Read the descriptions to find out whether a site sounds right for what you want to know. ...
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Women with Altitude - NetFlights
Grades
6 to 12
Discover the stories of women achieving aviation firsts through this interactive timeline. The timeline begins with the first woman to receive a pilot's license, Raymonde de Laroche,...
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3D Apollo 11 Command Module - Smithsonian Museum
Grades
4 to 12
Take a virtual 3D tour of the Apollo 11 Command Module, Columbia, home of the astronauts of the first manned lunar mission in 1969. Select from 27 slides to view ...
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