Online Workshop: The Science Behind the 2018 Explore Science: Earth and Space Toolkit - Exploring Earth and the Solar System (Recorded)

  • NISE Network Online Workshop
NISE Network product

This online presentation and discussion covers the science behind four of the 2018 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit activities - Magnetic Fields, Craters, Paper Mountains, and Stomp Rockets. After a brief overview of each activity and its materials, our guest presenter, a space scientist and science educator, leads a discussion about NASA missions and research exploring phenomena shared by Earth and other planets of the solar system. Learn about how magnetism, erosion, and meteorites can change the surface of planetary bodies over different timescales. Science connections behind a different set of toolkit activities continues in The Science Behind the Earth & Space Toolkit - Looking Beyond the Solar System online workshop on March 13, 2018 ( This workshop was recorded on 2-27-2018.



This material is based upon work supported by NASA under cooperative agreement award number NNX16AC67A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  

Owning institution

Science Museum of Minnesota

Development Process

NISE Network products are developed through an iterative collaborative process that includes scientific review, peer review, and visitor evaluation in accordance with an inclusive audiences approach. Products are designed to be easily edited and adapted for different audiences under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike license. To learn more, visit our Development Process page.