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  • “On May 5, 1961, only 23 days after Yuri A. Gagarin of the Soviet Union became the first man in space, Shepard was launched at 9:34am EST aboard the spacecraft he named Freedom 7 (MR-7) powered by a Redstone booster (MR-3).19 He was launched suborbitally to an altitude of over 116 miles, 303 statute miles down range from Cape Canaveral. His 15 minute 28 second flight achieved a velocity of 5,134 miles per hour and pulled a maximum of 11G’s.20 Freedom 7 splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean where the aircraft carrier Lake Champlain awaited his arrival.”

    tags: flight space NASA history people

  • “On May 5, 1961, in the Freedom 7 spacecraft, he was launched by a Redstone vehicle on a ballistic trajectory suborbital flight–a flight which carried him to an altitude of 116 statute miles and to a landing point 302 statute miles down the Atlantic Missile Range.”

    tags: flight space NASA history people

  • First Flight Society, one of aviation’s oldest organizations – memorializing the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright and promoting aviation in all its forms. Our website will give you lots of information not only about the origins of aviation, but also about major aviation milestones and events of today. You will find out what the First Flight Society accomplishes, how to join the Society, and how to contact us. Return to the Outer Banks every December 17th to celebrate the “12 seconds that changed the world” and meet fellow enthusiasts.

    tags: flight museum resources

  • “Being in space is not at all like being on Earth. It’s usually very hot or very cold. There’s no air. There’s very little gravity. And the radiation is terrible!

    Suppose you are a very smart spacecraft engineer. You have invented a new material to use for the fuel tanks on the spacecraft. But before you send your new material into the harsh environment of space, you must test it on Earth in a space-like situation. “

    tags: NASA activities STEM

  • “The classroom activity articles described and linked to this page were developed by The Space Place staff. “

    tags: NASA activities STEM

  • “NASA Explorer Schools invests in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM educators to inspire and engage future scientists, engineers and technicians that NASA needs to continue our journey.

    NES gives educators of grades 4-12 access to NASA’s people, missions, research and facilities. We have assembled a comprehensive set of NASA’s free classroom materials to help you teach dozens of STEM concepts. “

    tags: NASA videos resources space science engineering math STEM

  • NASA education specialist Julie Clift and her new blog, “Julie’s Journey: Rocket City to Russia.” On May 8, 2012, Clift will leave Huntsville, Ala., for Russia and then Kazahkstan, where she’ll see her friend Joe Acaba embark on a space-bound adventure. Astronaut Acaba, a former classroom teacher, will be on a Soyuz spacecraft when it launches to the International Space Station. Acaba will become a member of the Expedition 31 and 32 crews.

    Follow along with Julie’s international adventure. We will post blog entries as she prepares for the trip and throughout her journey.

    tags: space NASA event people

  • “Radial engine double star with 10 cylinders and 10 longitudinal camshafts drafts to 36º.It´s made with artisanal methods.It has variable pitch propeller,works with compressed air and with only 0,2 kg/cm2.The diameter of the cylinders is 18 mm and the stroke of the pistons is 16 mm.The displacement is 40,7 cm3.Probably it´s the smallest double star engine of the world.It´s built by José Manuel Hermo Barreiro “Patelo” and dedicates to his sons.Pieces=398,Screws=289,Hours of work=1810.”

    tags: videos engineering aviation powerplant

  • tags: videos resources math mathematics

  • “edshelf is a directory of
    digital tools for educators

    Discover new tools
    See what other educators use
    Rate and review your favorite tools”

    tags: teaching techstuff resources

    • Mu.Jogando.Net / Season 6 (25)

      Venham Conhecer a Nova Temporada da Jogando.Net/mu na versão Season6, com muitas Novidades, Eventos, Itens e Muito mais, para os jogadores do jogando.net/mu/
      Super 10.000x
      Pvp 15.000x
      Very Easy 5.000x
      Hard 100 x
      Extreme 10x
      Novo Server War 1000x Venha Jogar
      Vejam algumas novidades:
      >> Novo char: Rage Fighter
      >> Novos itens do novo char
      >> Novos mapas
      >> Novos PVPs
      >> Novo site
      >> Novos rankings será implantado.
      >> Novos Kits Raros Diamonds
      >> Pré Lançamento Do 6° Megaultrasuperhiper Evento Castle Siege ]
      >> Fique logado e ganhe golds, Free ganha 1 GOLD por minuto e VIP 2 GOLDs.
      >> Todo dia sorteio de GOLDs entre os players logado.
      >> Frutas de resetar stats, use a fruta e re-distribua seus pontos.
      >> O TOP ranking da semanal e do mês ganha muitos GOLDs seja TOP você também.
      >> Seja um divulgador e ganhe set exclusivo de Divulgador.
      >> Novo Lançamento oficial Kit Old School
      >> Feito Pra PVP ! Venham Conferir
      >> ASA Level 3 = Excellent + Level Master + 5 Sockets
      >> A melhor asa do servidor
      >> Você escolhe a option, DAMAGE – DEFENSE – LIFE
      >> 2x RINGS = Excellent +5 Sockets
      >> PENDENT = Excellent +5 Sockets
      >> Novos Shields Power v2 18 Options
      >> Novos Sets Especiais
      >>Confira Em nosso Site
      >> Muitas Promoções
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      Mais Informaçãoes e Duvidas, acesse o Site: jogando.net/mu/

      LorDxReLoO – post by LorDxReLoO Divulgador Oficial

    • Mu.Jogando.Net / Season 6 (26)

      Venham Conhecer a Nova Temporada da Jogando.Net/mu na versão Season6, com muitas Novidades, Eventos, Itens e Muito mais, para os jogadores do jogando.net/mu/
      Super 10.000x
      Pvp 15.000x
      Very Easy 5.000x
      Hard 100 x
      Extreme 10x
      Novo Server War 1000x Venha Jogar
      Vejam algumas novidades:
      >> Novo char: Rage Fighter
      >> Novos itens do novo char
      >> Novos mapas
      >> Novos PVPs
      >> Novo site
      >> Novos rankings será implantado.
      >> Novos Kits Raros Diamonds
      >> Pré Lançamento Do 6° Megaultrasuperhiper Evento Castle Siege ]
      >> Fique logado e ganhe golds, Free ganha 1 GOLD por minuto e VIP 2 GOLDs.
      >> Todo dia sorteio de GOLDs entre os players logado.
      >> Frutas de resetar stats, use a fruta e re-distribua seus pontos.
      >> O TOP ranking da semanal e do mês ganha muitos GOLDs seja TOP você também.
      >> Seja um divulgador e ganhe set exclusivo de Divulgador.
      >> Novo Lançamento oficial Kit Old School
      >> Feito Pra PVP ! Venham Conferir
      >> ASA Level 3 = Excellent + Level Master + 5 Sockets
      >> A melhor asa do servidor
      >> Você escolhe a option, DAMAGE – DEFENSE – LIFE
      >> 2x RINGS = Excellent +5 Sockets
      >> PENDENT = Excellent +5 Sockets
      >> Novos Shields Power v2 18 Options
      >> Novos Sets Especiais
      >>Confira Em nosso Site
      >> Muitas Promoções
      >> Compre Pacotes Em jcash , E ganhe Ate 4000x Em Golds !
      Mais Informaçãoes e Duvidas, acesse o Site: jogando.net/mu/

      LorDxReLoO – post by LorDxReLoO Divulgador Oficial

  • “CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia’s national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world.”

    tags: science activity k-12 resources directory

  • “It’s a lot quicker to make your own fossils than to wait millions of years for a real fossil to be formed!”

    tags: science activity k-8

  • “The Remote Mars Yard (ReMY) – space technology just one click away. ReMY is an education-scoped project originating from Polish student analog Mars rovers – the winners of Mars Society’s University Rover Challenge in Utah (Magma rover – 3rd at URC 2010, Magma2 rover – 1st at URC 2011 and Copernicus rover – 6th at URC 2011). The URC Mars analog rovers are full hardware simulators of real Mars rovers, capable of performing various scientific, exploration and engineering tasks in desert environments, such as Utah desert or artificial Mars terrain.”

    tags: space robotics activities competition technology fundraising

  • “Do-it-yourself science
    Try your hand at exciting experiments and activities from CSIRO’s Double Helix Science Club. Mix some slime, build a rocket, make sultanas dance and more, using everyday equipment from around the house!”

    tags: science activities resources

  • “Weathering is the breaking down or dissolving of rocks and minerals on Earth’s surface. Water, ice, acids, salt, plants, animals, and changes in temperature are all agents of weathering.”

    tags: earthsci images resources

  • This paper contains units designed to help teachers teach to their students the information required by the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standard 5.11: “All students will Gain an Understanding of the Origin, Evolution, and Structure of the Universe” footnote4 . The examples are written for high school teachers

    tags: space astronomy resources lesson

  • “Cybrary Man’s Educational Web Sites
    The internet catalogue for students, teachers, administrators & parents.
    Over 20,000 relevant links personally selected by an educator/author with over 30 years of experience.

    Educators Parents Students General Home

    tags: engineering resources directory

  • tags: video science biology

  • “Paul Anderson talked about using the principles of game design to revamp his methods for grading, delivering insrtuction and planning.

    tags: learning video

  • “Welcome! 3D modeling has never been easier.
    No installation required All you need is Google Chrome or Firefox with WebGL support. Type 3dtin.com in address bar and start designing. Any operating system.
    FREE All functionality is available to everyone. For FREE. … as long as the sketch is shared under Creative Commons. Become premium member for private storage.
    Simple interface Choose 3D shapes from a huge library of templates and add them to your sketch. All through an intuitive interface. If you still need help, check out the quick tutorial.”

    tags: design models online

  • “JeopardyLabs allows you to create a customized jeopardy template without PowerPoint. The games you make can be played online from anywhere in the world. Building your own jeopardy template is a piece of cake. Just use our simple editor to get your game up and running.”

    tags: games tools

  • “Educurious™ is on a mission to reduce our nation’s high school dropout rates. Our project-based curriculum connects students to real issues they care about and equips them with the lifelong learning skills for success. Our courses deliver on Common Core Standards via our web platform, which fosters collaboration among students, teachers and our global network of real-world Experts.”

    tags: resources learning

  • “Phoebe’s true nature is revealed in startling clarity in this mosaic of two images taken during Cassini’s flyby on June 11, 2004”

    tags: astronomy images

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