NASA SEH LOGO which is a picture 
of an astronaut's robotic appearing suit glove clicking a 
mouse. The index finger of the glove repeatedly clicks the 
mouse.  The NASA logo appears on the side of the mouse.

Space Educators' Handbook Home Page


The History of the SPACE EDUCATORS' HANDBOOK: a Power Point Show


This material is part of the NASA JSC document called:

MULTIMEDIA SPACE EDUCATORS' HANDBOOK

NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas 77058

The official designation of the SPACE EDUCATORS' HANDBOOK is OMB / NASA Report Number S677.


Space Educators' Handbook Annual Report


FREE DVD-R Version for Macintosh and PC Windows Computers


SPACE EDUCATORS' HANDBOOK FILES

REFERENCE, SEARCH, FIND AND HELPS RESOURCES

Click here to access a vast collection of space education pdf files resident in the 2012 23th Anniversary Edition of the Space Educators' Handbook

For an AEROSPACE DICTIONARY, click here.

Click here for instructions on using the SPACE EDUCATORS' HANDBOOK in the classroom.

Searching the entire contents of the Handbook CDROM

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INTERACTIVE SKYPE SHOWS WITH THE CREATOR OF THE SPACE EDUCATORS' HANDBOOK

SKYPE_shows_with_Jerry_Woodfill

Click the above picture for information on scheduling a SKYPE show from the office of the Space Educators' Handbook's creator.


THE SPACE SHUTTLE HISTORY AND CONTRIBUTIONS

Wings_in_Orbit

This file called: Ch. 1, 2 - SPACE SHUTTLE HISTORY AND CONTRIBUTIONS is a a NASA historic document detailing all facets of the space shuttles history and technology development. It consists of six .pdf files titled "Wings in Orbit." Click on the following links to view the respective chapter files: Ch. 3 -The Space Shuttle and its Operations, Ch 4. - Engineering Innovations, Ch. 5 - Major Scientific Discoveries, Ch. 6-8 - Social, Cultural and Educational Legacies, Ch. 9 - Appendix

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SPACE CALENDAR

SPACE CALENDAR, A picture icon which 
appears as  a display worn, like a watch, on the forearm of an 
astronaut's spacesuit

This file called: SPACE CALENDAR is a graphical / interactive aerospace calendar.

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Picture logo of the earth

Click here for the NASA MISSION GEOGRAPHY CONTENT.
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SPACE ASTRONOMY

Icon picture of a space suited 
astronaut embracing a miniature version of the planets of 
the solar system within his arms

This file called: ASTRONOMY INFORMATION has pictures and narrative descriptions of the planets, satellites and items concerning astronomy.

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PAGE OF THE WEEK

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The SPACE EDUCATORS' HANDBOOK site features more than 5,000 files.

In order to broaden exposure to unique but hidden content, site pages were featured.

Past Page of the Week Listings

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SPACE ROBOTICS

chariot rover picture with 
 astronaut driving

This file called: SPACE EDUCATORS' ROBOTICS provides a vast collection of robotic education resources composed for all levels of instruction, preschool through University studies.

Cartoon picture of the robonaut 
robot with its head, torso, arms, hands, and one leg

This SPACE ROBOTICS collection provides additional space robotics teaching-techology resources though not as comprehensive as the SPACE EDUCATORS' ROBOTIC WORKSHOP.

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SPACE MUSEUM

SPACE MUSEUM icon picture of a model 
of the lunar lander.  The model has five legs.

This file called: SPACE MUSEUM ARCHIVE provides space teaching resources using space memorabilia.

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KIDS' SPACE

Icon cartoon picture of a suited astronaut 
holding a robot dog

This file called: Kids' Space features educational resources for students from age 5 to 11.

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COLUMBUS AND SPACESHIP AMERICA

Click here to go to Columbus Home Page

This file called: Comparative Analysis : A Tool for Learning (Comparison of Columbus's New World Voyage with the Voyage of Spaceship America to the Moon)

Click here to go to non-frames version of Columbus content.

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NASA SCIENCE FICTION

Icon picture of an astronaut 
releasing a small model rocket resembling those often 
displayed on science fiction book covers, i.e., a single 
state booster with two outboard engine pods adjacent to the 
main engine nozzle.

This file called: SCIENCE FICTION / SPACE TECHNOLOGY: TOOLS FOR LEARNING, teaches space technology.

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SPACE MOVIES CINEMA

Icon cartoon picture of a suited 
astronaut recording a video with a hand-held camcorder

Here are 34 NASA digital movies called: SPACE MOVIES CINEMA.

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SPACE COMICS

Astronaut's gloved hand holding a 
Classic comic book of Jules Verne's novel FROM THE EARTH TO THE 
MOON

Here is a file of four aerospace comics called: SPACE COMICS.

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SPACE SPINOFFS

Icon picture of the red cover of 
SPINOFF 1995 magazine

NASA's SPINOFF MAGAZINE is an annual publication featuring technology spawned by space exploration. Here you will find an html version of the BEST OF NASA SPINOFFS and the 1995 issue as well as .pdf versions of the 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002 issues
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Click here for a colorful NASA Spinoff poster.

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SPACE MATHEMATICS

Icon cartoon picture of a space suited 
astronaut holding a slide rule between his outstretched hands

This file called: SPACE MATHEMATICS has example problems (Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, etc.) required to explore space.

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SPACE EDUCATORS' HANDBOOK PDF LIBRARY

These pages with below links feature scores of popular printed NASA educational publications in the popular ".pdf" format. Icon picture of logo trademark for 
Adobe Acrobat Each may be displayed or printed on a local printer.

Click animated icon picture of a book with pages 
turning here.

Click here for an additional alphabetical index of content with corresponding grade level applicability.

Click here for 2009 additional .pdf files.

Click here for still more additional .pdf files.

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SPACE COOL STUFF

COOL HIDDEN STUFF

Icon cartoon picture of scene on 
the Moon including a lunar rover behind a suited astronaut 
on the left and a robot resembling R2-D2 of <i>Starwars</i>
fame on the right


This home page features items which are hidden links from top level pages of the SPACE EDUCATORS' HANDBOOK.

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APOLLO 13

APOLLO 13 RESOURCES

Here are educational resources about Apollo 13:

Picture of the cover of the book 
<i>Apollo 13</i>. The 
cover shows actor Tom Hanks in an astronaut's helmet 
as Commander Jim Lovell who Tom Hanks plays in the movie APOLLO 13

Click here for the excellent NASA 1970 Publication EP-76 Apollo 13 - "Houston, we've got a problem." [No longer in print but available here in html format]. For the .pdf version click here.

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FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON INTERACTIVE

...and the Jules Verne sequel...

ROUND THE MOON INTERACTIVE

Icon picture of a Jules 
Verne fanciful train of space modules in route to the Moon with 
the moon in the upper left of the picture as the spacecraft 
train of capsules approaches.

The original English text of Jules Verne's science fiction classics blended interactively with the Space Educators' Handbook resources.

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OTHER FILES:

SPACE COLORING BOOK, BEST OF NASA'S SPINOFFS, SPACE QUOTES
SPACE SOCIAL SCIENCE

SPACE KNOWLEDGE, INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY/SPACE TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION, SPACE ART

SPACE STAMPS HOME PAGE

SPACE EDUCATORS' 3-D WORLDS

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RECOGNITION AWARDED SPACE EDUCATORS' HANDBOOK

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CREDITS

The NASA Johnson Space Center Integrated Graphics Operations and Analysis Laboratory (IGOAL) provided computing and software resources for development of this version of the SPACE EDUCATORS' HANDBOOK. The IGOAL staff authored modeling and animation software which proved invaluable in the creation of the SPACE EDUCATORS' HANDBOOK.

Additionally, Mr. Mike Heidt of the Automation, Robotics, and Simulation Division of the NASA Johnson Space Center assisted greatly in the production of the Handbook CDROM. Mr. Heidt's contributions included the adaptation of content to CDROM. His strategy of using an entry "html" file made the Handbook CDROM very easy to use. Also, Mr. Heidt's software expertise enabled the Handbook CDROM to be used on either a PC Windows or Macintosh computer. It was Mr. Heidt who developed a means of mass producing the CDROM inhouse.

Finally, encouragement provided by Mr. Angelo Casaburri at the onset (1990) and throughout development of the Space Educators' Handbook was instrumental in the overall success of the project.


IGOAL LAB

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Notices: What You Need to Know About NASA JSC Web Policies

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DISCLAIMER

Jerry Woodfill of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas developed this program known as the SPACE EDUCATORS' HANDBOOK for educational use. Approval to use copyrighted materials which are not public domain has been obtained except for items which are deemed "Fair Use" by the copyright act of 1976. Opinions and materials included in this program do not necessarily reflect NASA policy, research, or endorsement. Please contact the author if errors in data, spelling, or program operation are found.

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The content of this page complies with Section 508, handicapped accessibility requirements, for information technology.

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26-Nov-2013 02:20:00 PM CST

Author: Jerry Woodfill / NASA, Mail Code ER7, jared.woodfill-1@nasa.gov

Curator: Cecilia Breigh, NASA JSC ER7

Responsible Official: Mike Red, NASA JSC ER7

Software, Robotics and Simulation Division, Rob Ambrose, Chief.

Picture of the logo of NASA Johnson Space Center's Automation, Robotics, and 
Simulation Division.  The logo depicts a robot extended arm and hand.  The robotic 
hand holds Mars in its grasp.

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