NASA

NASA is not just one of the world's renowned research and exploratory institutions, it is also a leader in educational outreach. Through a partnership with Pearson, NASA brings the very best of their data collection and educational content resources to the standards aligned science courses of OLE.

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Go to Solar System Interactivity: Planet Impact

Solar System Interactivity: Planet Impact

Students can take aim at Jupiter as they learn what factors determine whether a comet will impact, orbit, or fly by a planet.

Go to Solar System Video: Our World: Life on Other Worlds

Solar System Video: Our World: Life on Other Worlds

They might not be expecting to find "little green men," but the search for alien life is ongoing at NASA. This video explains the connection between the presence of water and the possibility of finding microbial life on other planets.

Go to Geologic Time Video: Real World: NASA and a Dinosaur Named Dakota

Geologic Time Video: Real World: NASA and a Dinosaur Named Dakota

A fabulous example of the interrelationship between technology and science, this video explains how NASA remote sensing technology has advanced our knowledge of ancient dinosaurs.