NASA Space Place: Make a Pastel Aurora!

If you’re ever near the North or South Pole, you may be in for a very special treat.

Frequently there are beautiful light shows in the sky. These lights are called auroras. These displays are caused by energy that comes from the sun. Click here to learn all about how auroras happen.



Launched in 1998, NASA Space Place’s mission is to inspire and enrich upper-elementary-aged kids’ learning of space and Earth science online through fun games, hands-on activities, informative articles and engaging short videos.

With material in both English and Spanish and resources for parents and teachers, NASA Space Place has something for everyone.

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3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade
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