Astro-Venture

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Subject:
Science and Technology, Chemistry, Geoscience, Life Science, Physics, Space Science, Technology, Education
Provider:
NASA Astrobiology Institute, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Provider Set:
NASA, DLESE Community Collection
Level:
Middle School
Language:
English
Material Type:
Activities and Labs, Instructional Material, Interactive
Media Format:
Downloadable docs, Graphics/Photos, Text/HTML
Technical requirements:
Flash
Abstract:

Astro-Venture is an educational, interactive, multimedia Web environment highlighting NASA careers and astrobiology research in the areas of Astronomy, Geology, Biology and Atmospheric Science. Students in grades five through eight are transported to the future where they role play NASA occupations and use scientific inquiry, as they search for and build a planet with the necessary characteristics for human habitation. Supporting activities include chats with real NASA scientists, online collaborations, classroom lessons, student publishing area and occupations fact sheets and trading cards.

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