Web Site of the Week: The Space Place
For educators and parents looking for ways to get kids involved in STEM subjects, this NASA website hosts a number of helpful resources. Readers can explore the site using the categories of Space, Sun, Earth, Solar System, and People & Technology. Each of these categories links to games, quizzes, puzzles, activities, videos, pictures, and other engaging resources. Alternatively, readers can search the site via the Play, Do, or Explore areas. For instance, Play navigates to a host of astronomy related educational games such as Black Hole Rescue! and Satellite Insight. With dozens of games available, students will find much that will inspire and engage. Additionally, the Parents & Educators page may appeal to adults looking to encourage kids in their STEM explorations. [CNH]
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