High School Students
Aeronautics / Flight - (Department of Education) - Aviation, wind tunnels, Wright brothers, history of flight, and more.
Amelia Earhart - America's Story - Amelia Earhart wasn't afraid to break down barriers. In 1928, she was the first woman to fly as a passenger across the Atlantic Ocean. Learn more about her.
America on the Move - America on the move explores the role of transportation in American history. Learn how railroads and other transportation helped bring communities together.
Milestones of Flight - The National Air and Space Museum "Milestones of Flight" gallery exhibits some of the major "firsts" in aviation and space history. These are the machines that made the dream of flight possible.
World War II Aviation - This exhibition gallery memorializes the men and air machines of World War II.
Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age - The first part of this exhibition tells the story of how Wilbur and Orville Wright invented the airplane - who they were, how they worked, and what they accomplished.
Young Eagles - The EAA Young Eagles program gives interested young people, ages 8 - 17, an opportunity to go flying in a general aviation airplane. These flights are offered free of charge and are made possible through the generosity of EAA member volunteers.
Aviation Careers - Young Eagles - Find out about careers in the airline industry, like becoming a pilot and aircraft manufacturing.
Aviation Question? Ask the Expert! - Ever wonder what the fastest plane in world is? Or who was the first pilot? Or how old you have to be to get your pilot's license? Our experts have the answer! Also has a archive of all of the other questions, by topic, that other kids have asked.
Aeronautics and Space History - (Smithsonian) - Exploring the history, science, and technology of aviation and space flight
Apollo 11: Walking On the Moon - What did it take to put a man on the Moon? What were the dangers? Who were the Apollo 11 astronauts? How did they live in space? Visit Walking on the Moon to experience the incredible Apollo 11 mission!
NASA's Interactive Features - (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) - Download images, podcasts, and video clips as well access interactive online features.
Other Educational Links
Annals of Improbable Research - Webpage of the science humor magazine.
Archimedes’ Laboratory - This site is filled with puzzles, optical illusions, and even instructions for making your own puzzles.
Dynamic Earth - The National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, offers this really interactive and engaging site to teach about science of the earth. The three main sections of the site include: Rocks at Earth's Surface, Rocks Below Earth's Surface, and Mining.
Greatest Engineering Achievments of the 20th Century - How many of the 20th century's greatest engineering achievements will you use today? A car? Computer? Telephone? Explore this list of the top 20 achievements.
Girls Go Tech - From the Girl Scouts of America, create digital music, learn about your brain, or send your friend encrypted messages!
Science Education Pages - NOAA - (National Data Buoy Center) - Find out answers to interesting questions like: Does water temperature differ between near-shore and offshore sites? What is air pressure? What are sea breezes?
Tox Town - Learn about various environmental health concerns that may be important in the post-disaster environment and during clean-up efforts through Tox Town's four neighborhood scenes.
The Water Cycle - This site is the most comprehensive Web site about "The Water Cycle" anywhere. It features a wonderful diagram of the natural water cycle and an in-depth discussion of each of the 15 topics on the diagram. And, the diagram is available in over 52 languages!