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Bring the wonder of Air and Space to life through videos, hands on activities, games, and more. We have something for every learner. 

Our learning resources bring the National Air and Space Museum’s one-of-a-kind collections and world class research to you, anywhere and anytime. Explore aerodynamics through hands on activities, discover the science behind spy planes, earthquakes or volcanoes in a STEM in 30 episode or listen to stories of achievement, failure, and perseverance on our AirSpace podcasts. All of our resources will spark learner’s curiosity and the beginning of their aviation and aerospace adventure!

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Learning Guides

Wondering how to use these online resources with your learners? Try these Learning Guides prepared by our staff educators. Each guide provides a week of planned activities and resources.

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Online Programs

Electronic Field Trips

Virtual Field Trips

Check out our nine virtual field trip experiences.  Each reservable experience is standards-aligned and provides a suite of materials to engage students. 

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Online Programs for Early Learners

Reserve one of our online programs designed for groups of early learners, complete with a read-aloud storytime, a conversation, and a craft-activity.

STEM in 30 team compare rockets and race cars

STEM in 30

STEM in 30 is an Emmy-nominated program for middle school students. Tune in every month for new episodes followed by a live chat, or watch our existing episodes.

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Virtual Storytime

Stories for young children and their families inspired by our collection of air and space objects and historic photos. 

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Educator Resources

From professional development resources to classroom guides, explore these resources and opportunities specially designed to support educators.