Interactive Activities

NEAR Mission Activities for Children

NEAR Mission Activities for Children 475 494 Asteroid Day

Activity book provides you with fun activities to teach children about asteroid and some of the science concepts involving the NEAR mission.

NEAR Mission Activities for Children (PDF)

Target Asteroids Activities by OSIRIS-REx

Target Asteroids Activities by OSIRIS-REx 150 150 Asteroid Day

Following instructions to register for observing steroid activities by OSIRIS-REx.

OBSERVE AN ASTEROID

 

Kerbal Space Program Gaming

Kerbal Space Program Gaming 533 400 Asteroid Day

The team at squad in collaboration with the B612 Foundation (http://sentinelmission.org/) have created a mod based upon the proposed Sentinel space telescope designed to discover asteroids.

Learn more about Kerbal Space Program.

Asteroids & Lunar Landscape activity

Asteroids & Lunar Landscape activity 150 150 Asteroid Day

In this 30 to 45 minute activity, students (in teams of 4-5) experiment to create craters and learn about the landscape of the moon. The students make observations on how the size and mass, direction, and velocity of the projectile impacts the size and shape of the crater.

Learn more about Asteroids & Lunar Landscape activity.