NASA CONNECT

Grades 6-8

NASA CONNECT™ is an inquiry-based and standards-based, Emmy® award-winning series of mathematics-focused, instructional programs for students in grades 6 -8. The series includes a 30-minute instructional broadcast, a companion lesson guide, and an interactive web-based application.

Programs in the series establish a connection between the mathematics, science, and technology concepts taught in the classroom to those used everyday by NASA researchers. The lesson guide, containing a hands-on activity and the web-based application reinforce and extend the objectives presented in the program.

NASA Connect - Teacher Resources
NASA Connect - Teacher Resources

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NASA CONNECT™ is an inquiry-based and standards-based, Emmy® award-winning series of mathematics-focused, instructional programs for students in grades 6-8. The series includes a 30-minute...
Better Health From Space to Earth | NASA CONNECT
Better Health From Space to Earth | NASA CONNECT

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In Better Health From Space to Earth, students will learn about the importance of good nutrition and exercise. They will investigate what we can learn in space about our bodies here on Earth. Students...
Virtual Earth | NASA CONNECT
Virtual Earth | NASA CONNECT

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In Virtual Earth, students will be introduced to Earth system science. They will learn what a system is and how to apply the concept of systems to learn more about how the Earth functions. Students...
Team Extreme: Statistics of Success | NASA CONNECT
Team Extreme: Statistics of Success | NASA CONNECT

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How many people are involved in a successful mission? This program focuses on NASA’s Space Operations Mission Directorate and the teamwork required to produce a successful space mission. Students will...
"A" Train Express | NASA CONNECT
"A" Train Express | NASA CONNECT

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In The "A" Train Express, students will take a ride on the "A" Train Express. They will learn how weather affects everyone's daily lives. Students will see national and international scientists using...
Venus Transit | NASA CONNECT
Venus Transit | NASA CONNECT

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In the Venus Transit, students will learn about the importance of using scale models to represent the size and distance of objects in the solar system and beyond. They will be introduced to the...