Partner resources

Partner resources

The resources listed here were developed exclusively for our Space Place Partners.



Article of the month: April 2014

Thumbnail of image described caption.

Image credit: composite of 25 images of the sun, showing solar outburst/activity over a 365 day period; NASA / Solar Dynamics Observatory / Atmospheric Imaging Assembly / S. Wiessinger; post-processing by E. Siegel.



The Power of the Sun's Engines

Here's something to think about: One second of the sun's emissions could power all the world's energy needs for over 700,000 years. Learn more about the sun's power as Ethan Siegel puts this staggering amount of energy into perspective in this month's column.




Read the article using Microsoft Word.

Read the article using Adobe Reader.












Download Space Place identifiers for article

Space Place logo. Click here to download 1-inch version.

300 pixels wide

Space Place logo, high resolution version. Click here to download.

1200 pixels wide


Play and learn

Simple and fun learning activities to share with children.

Clues from Ancient Light—With the GALEX space telescope, astronomers know the age of a source's light by its degree of red shift. In this learning-by-analogy activity, kids arrange pictures of familiar objects by judging which is older.

Paint by Pixels—Make a picture using a technique similar to that used by many NASA spacecraft to record and send pictures back to Earth.

Make your own 2-D Flying Nanosat!

Make a Robo-Puzzle . . . Then Just Try to Solve It!



Cool stuff to download

More Less
More Less