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Space Center Houston

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Houston, Texas is Space City, USA and Space Center Houston is America's gateway to the universe!

As the Official Visitor Center for NASA's Johnson Space Center, Space Center Houston is the only place on Earth that gives guests an out-of-this-world journey through human adventures in space.

Since 1992, this $75 million, 180,000 square foot, 'edu-tainment' complex has entertained and informed over 11 million star-struck guests from every corner of the globe.

Space Center Houston features a multitude of permanent exhibits, attractions, theatres and exhibits. In addition, the venue presents an amazing array of traveling exhibits and astounding events created exclusively by SCH's own creative exhibit team. SCH always has a new exhibit or attraction to enjoy.

 

Programs by Space Center Houston

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Careers in the Aerospace Industry

What do scuba divers, doctors and engineers have in common? They can all work at NASA! Astronauts may have the high profile NASA careers but there are a variety of paths that lead to the aerospace industry. Explore the many options the aerospace...

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Floating Food and Puffy Faces - Is Living in Space Just Like Life on Earth?

How do the astronauts go to the bathroom in space? See the astronaut's home including where they sleep, how they eat and experience how astronauts adapt to their new home with interactive demonstrations. Your class will discover the everyday...

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Journey Through the Solar System

Climb aboard NASA’s various space crafts and probes to experience our Solar System in a whole new light. Live from NASA’s first satellite, Explorer 1, students will explore each of the nine planets through the eyes of NASA’s space probes.

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Jump Through the Solar System

Discover what a star is and what the 8 planets in our solar system are. Students will learn fun ways to remember the planets.

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Jump Through the Solar System

Join us as we Jump through the Solar system and discover the Sun and it's 8 planets. You won't forget the Planet's when we are done.

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Newton Knew- The Laws of Motion

Who is Sir Isaac Newton? What are his three laws of motion? How do his laws of motion differ on Earth than from on orbit? Your students will experience hands-on fun while discovering the influences of Newton live from the Starship Gallery at Space...

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Seeing the World in a Whole New Way

Satellites are giving humans access to information with a whole new perspective and ease. Today Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has many uses from studying global warming trends, to the US Census, to law enforcement. While examining America's...

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The Rocket's Red Glare

The thrill and excitement of lift-off is brought to your classroom. See the father of modern rocketry, Robert Goddard's, first rocket in our Starship Gallery. Role-play to learn the parts and pieces of a rocket and then blast off while learning...

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UNDER PRESSURE – Air pressure and Astronauts

How do space suits protect the astronauts from the dangers of space? Students will answer this question by exploring Pascal’s Law with a series of vacuum chamber experiments and constructing their own space suit to protect their balloon astronaut...

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What to Wear? The ultimate Astronaut Question

Suited and ready to go? Your students will learn about and even view real spacesuits in our Astronaut Gallery. Have them dress up to actively compare spacesuits to what they wear everyday! Just like your students when they get ready to go outside...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Arts/Cultural/Museum

Contact

Angela Case   distancelearning@spacecenter.org
1601 NASA Parkway
Houston TX 77058
281-244-2149
United States

http://www.spacecenter.org/distancelearning.html

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Space Center Houston cover:

Social Studies/History
Fine Arts
Health/Physical Education
Language Arts/English
Mathematics
Sciences
Reading