Many imaginative activities to get your students excited about astronomy have been designed by the Challenger Center and the New York Times Learning Network, they're free to download and use for educational purposes.

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Voyage of Discovery

Build and explore a 1:10 billion scale model of our solar system.

Celebrating Space: a Quick History

Create a space exploration timeline in your classroom.

Crafts Cruisin' the Solar System

Create a booklet that highlights upcoming space exploration missions.

101 Reasons to Explore Space

A mass brainstorm on the benefits of space exploration.

Life on Mars

Fact or science fiction? Investigating and evaluating the possibility of life on other planets

Constellation Prizes

Leonid Meteors and making comets in the science classroom.

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