Let's Talk Space Exploration Resources
Discover a set of resources to develop background knowledge on the topic of space exploration.
Exploration of the Planets in the Solar System
Learn about how spacecraft have helped us learn about our Solar System.
Meteoroids, Meteors and Meteorites
Learn about where and when to find meteoroids, meteors and meteorites.
Why is it colder in the winter even though the Earth is closer to the Sun?
Learn why we have seasons in this hands on activity.
What would happen if a meteor hit Earth?
Explore the effects of asteroid impacts in this hands on activity.
What is your weight on another planet?
Do you weigh the same on Jupiter as you do on Earth? Learn to calculate your weight on a different planet.
The Inner Solar System
Earth is covered in rocks. So are Mercury, Venus, Mars and the Moon. Does that mean the rocky planets are all the same?
How can I tell which way is north at night?
Do you like to look at the stars? What can you identify in the night sky? Try finding some important constellations tonight!
Dealing with Asteroids and Other Space Hazards
Find out how asteroids, space debris, and cosmic radiation can be dangerous, and how to monitor them and protect ourselves from these space hazards.
Could We Stop an Asteroid?
If an asteroid were to hit the Earth it could be disastrous. Here are some ways we could protect ourselves.