Educational Resources

  • Classroom Resources

    NASA Wavelength

    This digital library includes over 2,000 peer-reviewed Earth and space science resources for educators of all levels – from elementary to college, to out-of-school programs. Use NASA Wavelength to quickly and easily locate and share resources, and discover resource collections of topics of interest, such as mapping and hurricanes.

  • Inquiry Based Teaching With Visualizations

    This one page PDF offers a great introduction to inquiry-based teaching using visualizations.

  • NASA Climate Change Home

    NASA's homepage for Climate Change is a treasure trove of information regarding our planet's vital signs.

  • MY NASA DATA

    Through the use of the MY NASA DATA Live Access Server, students can experience a wealth of scientific data from NASA missions. Also included are mission plans on a wide variety of topics, as well as links to information for teachers, students, citizen scientists, and researchers.

  • MY NASA DATA - GLOBE Digital Poster

    Utilize this digital poster for activities with K-12 students. Exercises include comparison and analysis of visualization time series of multiple data types.

  • MY NASA DATA - GLOBE Digital Poster Webinar

    This recorded webinar will walk you through activities for K-12 students with an emphasis on meeting NGSS standards, and cross cutting concepts for Earth System Science.

  • Eyes on Earth

    This online interactive allows users to explore NASA visualizations in 3D. Users have access to a number of data sets, as well as imagery of Earth mission satellites in orbit. Information is included on NASA Earth science missions, as well as upcoming missions.

  • Mapping Our World Interactive

    This interactive features artwork created with data from over a dozen NASA Earth science missions for a unique mosaic-like pattern of our world.

  • Images & Data: Educators Guide to NASA Earth Science Images and Data

    This 16-page NASA Earth Science Images and Data booklet illustrates multiple NASA sources that allow educators to incorporate real data and images in their teaching. Sample resources as well as firsthand accounts of how these are being used in the classroom or informal education setting are included

  • Webinars & Presentations

    A View from Space: Creating Stunning Images Using Landsat

    This 3-part series of recorded webinars developed for educators will introduce you to Landsat imagery, teach you how to create images of your own location or other area of interest, and more.

  • Websites

    NASA Earth Observatory

    This web¬site features images, stories and discoveries from NASA Earth science research. Check out the Global Maps section for animated maps showing month-to-month changes of key parameters in Earth’s climate system.

  • NASA Global Climate Change

    This website features a collection of climate news, visualizations, FAQs, interactives and resources related to the changing climate and NASA’s role in studying climate change. Interactives like the Sea Level Viewer, a 3D viewer of space-based ocean topography, allow you to see the changes taking place all over the planet.

  • Women@NASA: Earth Explorers

    This website features a collection of interviews and articles about female Earth explorers at NASA.

  • NASA Earth Observations (NEO)

    NASA Earth Observations (NEO) helps users picture climate and environmental changes as they occur on Earth. Browse and download imagery of satellite data from NASA's constellation of Earth Observing System satellites. Over 50 different global datasets are represented with daily, weekly, and monthly snapshots, and images are available in a variety of formats including JPEG, PNG, Google Earth, and GeoTIFF.