DK Find Out! The Solar System

The solar system is our neighborhood in space. It is 4.6 billion years old.

StarTalk: The Music of the Spheres

Today, science is revealing new ways music taps into ancient pathways in the brain, and technology is allowing music to be composed in new and innovative ways.

OLogy: In Pictures - Beyond Planet Earth
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

What faraway places might humans travel to someday, and how will we get there?

Siemens STEM Day: 3D Printing Robots
Siemens STEM Day

Students will investigate the application of 3D printing to space technology.

Science Vs: How to Stop A Killer Asteroid
Science Vs

We speak with asteroid researcher Dr. Alan Harris, astrophysicist Dr. Sergey Zamozdra, computational physicist Dr. Cathy Plesko, and physicist Dr. Andy Cheng.

Aaron's World: Survivors (Season 2, Ep. 21)
Aaron's World

Aaron and INO begin their Cenozoic adventure searching for survivors of the asteroid impact that caused the extinction of dinosaurs.

Aaron's World: Asteroid (Season 1, Ep. 9)
Aaron's World

Aaron and INO are on a collision course with the asteroid that caused the dinosaur extinction.

But Why?: What Is The End Of The World Going To Feel Like?
But Why?

We hear from a scientist about asteroids, supernovas and the sun, and from two writers about what they imagine the end of the world will be like.

Science Rules! The Asteroid Hunter Catches His Prey
Science Rules!

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has spent four years stalking Bennu, an asteroid that could one day collide with Earth.

Science Rules! The Day the Dinosaurs Died
Science Rules!

It’s the most famous mass extinction of all time, but we’re only just starting to understand the impact that killed the (ancient) dinosaurs.

Short Wave: Touch And Go - NASA's Delicate Mission to Sample Asteroid Bennu
Short Wave (NPR)

NPR science correspondent Nell Greenfieldboyce shares a cautionary tale of a scientific mission that was almost too successful.

California Academy of Sciences: Sorting the Solar System
California Academy of Sciences

In this sorting activity, students will practice sorting the objects in the solar system by characteristics used by scientists.