Try this at home Part 3: Build a sextant

Though the center is temporarily closed, we are still passionate about sharing science and space! In this series, get hands-on with some fun and educational activities to do at home with the kiddos. Build your own sextant Objective Investigate celestial navigation, also known as astronavigation, and build a sextant to determine your latitude. Background An […]

Try this at home Part 2: Cleaning water

Though the center is temporarily closed, we are still passionate about sharing science and space! In this series, get hands-on with some fun and educational activities to do at home with the kiddos. Cleaning water NOTE: The water you clean in this activity is not disinfected. Do not drink. Background The astronauts onboard the International […]

Try this at home part 1: Grow your own space seeds

Though the center is temporarily closed, we are still passionate about sharing science and space! In this series, get hands-on with some fun and educational activities to do at home with the kiddos. Grow your own space seeds Objective Explore plant-growing experiments on board the International Space Station and create your own space station “rooting […]