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Exhibit The Search For Life In The Universe In the search for life, we have barely scratched the surface of other planets in our solar system. Workshop PaleoDiscoveries: Cretaceous Critters Pre-K (Ages 3 and 4) Millions of years ago, dinosaurs roamed the Earth. But they weren't alone! They shared the planet with numerous other animals and... Workshop PaleoDiscoveries: Life in the Permian Pre-K (Ages 3 and 4) Before the time of the dinosaurs, proto-mammals with sails on their backs walked the land and toothless predators hunted in the seas.... Article Education Researchers in the department participate and oversee education and professional development programs that lead toward advanced degrees. Event Hayden Special Event: Earthrise, Apollo 8 Join us on a voyage back to 1968 when humans orbited the Moon for the first time and an Apollo 8 crewmember captured Earth floating... Wednesday, December 19 Educator Materials Make Your Own Weather Station Surrounding Earth is a layer of air, the atmosphere, where conditions are always changing. Try your hand at predicting weather patterns... Interactive Journey to Deep Sea Vents Journey thousands of meters below sea level to examine the underwater geysers that spew hot, mineral-rich water from beneath the... Educator Materials 3-D Model of the Big Dipper In outer space, you might not recognize the Big Dipper. The stars that form this constellation exist in 3-D not 2-D—so the star pattern... Educator Materials Space Shuttle Orbiter Did you know that satellites and the Space Shuttle don't need engines to power their orbits? See how Earth's gravitational pull bends... Educator Materials Classroom Discussion Activity   Interactive Interactive: Centuries of Tsunamis   Video SOFIA: Stars and the Space Between NASA's airborne observatory captures views unmatched by ground telescopes.