New NASA Education Materials

Flyer: Easy Ways to Obtain NASA Education Materials
NASA’s Office of Education works collaboratively with NASA experts to promote education as a component of NASA research and development missions. These efforts result in innovative and informative educational materials that engage student interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This flier describes how teachers can access the materials.

Do-It-Yourself Podcast Bookmark — All Grades

The downloadable bookmark has the Web address to NASA’s Do-It-Yourself Podcast. At the DIY Podcast site, students preview and download audio and video clips and find images to mix and mash their own podcasts related to science and engineering topics.

Hurricane Katrina: A Problem-Based Learning Module
Because it recognizes the importance of U.S. coastal areas to the nation’s economy, the U.S. National Ocean Service has formed a task force that is studying the trends and impacts of hurricanes on coastal regions. They have invited your students to participate. In this activity, students are tasked with conducting an Earth systems analysis of Hurricane Katrina that will help answer the question “Is global warming causing an increase in hurricane frequency and intensity?”


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