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The visitor center demonstrates Goddard's innovative and exciting work in Earth science, astrophysics, heliophysics, planetary science, engineering, communications and technology development. Activities, exhibits and events at the Goddard Visitor Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, provide inspiring and captivating educational experiences for all ages.

 

Only 30 minutes from Washington, D.C.; Baltimore; and Annapolis, Maryland, the visitor center gives you the opportunity to explore the universe in your own backyard. Visits are free of charge

 

Youth and Community Activities

 

Ames Exploration Encounter
AEE is an educational project that inspires positive attitudes about science, math and technology in fourth- through sixth-grade students.

Ames Exploration Center
Visitors can experience NASA technology and missions firsthand, free of charge.

Arts and Crafts for Star Parties
Use these suggestions to keep guests entertained at a Star Party.

Cool Cosmos Informal Resources
View a wide variety of educational products that explain the infrared as well as the multi-wavelength universe.

Living With a Star Activities
Find interactive Web-based experiences, hands-on teaching materials, museum exhibitions and standards-based curricular supplements on this site.

Mars in Your Town Activities
Find Mars events happening near you, or go to MarsQuest for an online experience.

Night Sky Network
The Night Sky Network is a nationwide coalition of amateur astronomy clubs that brings science, technology and NASA's missions to the public.

Solar System Ambassadors Resources for Informal Education
This public outreach project shares the excitement of space exploration missions and information about recent discoveries to people in their local communities.

Space Weather Resources
Learn to predict solar storms using real data collected by NASA.

Sun-Earth Day
Resources for Museums, Science Centers and Planetarium

GIRL SCOUTS

 

Big Explosions and Strong Gravity
Use hands-on astronomy activities designed specifically for use with Girl Scouts.

Girl Scouts Rock@NASA
The Girl Scouts celebrated 100 years of reaching out to girls by rocking the National Mall.

NASA Public Communications: Girl Scouts
Learn how to receive a congratulatory letter and certificate from NASA’s Administrator upon earning the Girl Scouts Gold Award.

Genesis: Scouts
Each Community Quest resource contains a Leader Guide and a Write-On Sheet for participants.

NASA Help for Girl Scouts
A number of Girl Scouts awards are tied to NASA’s missions. NASA help is available for some of those awards.

Girl Scouts Explore Space
Tour this Web site to learn about NASA explorers and discover how to become an engineer, scientist, technician or astronaut.

Girl Scouts Explore Space: Astronauts
Find out which career astronauts were former Girl Scouts.

Eclipse and the Sun and LEONIDS: Girl Scouts
Earn Girl Scout pins by observing specific astronomical objects or by participating in specific astronomical events.

Girl Scout Question for Suni Williams
Former Girl Scout and astronaut Sunita Williams answers questions from Girl Scouts.

The Path to High Adventure Begins With Scouting
Approximately two-thirds of career astronauts were former Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts. See which NASA missions included a Scout as part of the crew.

Scouting Posters on Flickr
Download posters showing patches of missions that included a former Boy Scout or Girl Scout.

Space Center Houston – Scout Camp-In
Campers participate in a structured evening full of hands-on activities and presentations, all designed with the scout badge requirements in mind.

BOY SCOUTS

NASA Public Communications: Boy Scouts
Learn how to receive a congratulatory letter and certificate from NASA’s Administrator upon earning the prestigious Eagle Rank.

Genesis: Scouts
Each Community Quest resource contains a Leader Guide and a Write-On Sheet for participants.

The Path to High Adventure Begins With Scouting
Approximately two-thirds of career astronauts were former Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts. See which NASA missions included a Scout as part of the crew.

Scouting Posters on Flickr
Download posters showing patches of missions that included a former Boy Scout or Girl Scout.

Preflight Interview: Michael Fossum
Mike Fossum was a mission specialist for STS-121. Mike, a former Boy Scout, discusses how he made the decision to become an astronaut.

Space Center Houston – Scout Camp-In
Campers participate in a structured evening full of hands-on activities and presentations, all designed with the scout badge requirements in mind.

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