Computing Kids & Data Science
What role does technology play in your life? Do you use it to connect, or to track, or to change the world around you? Following the success of Computer Science Education Week The National Park Service is excited to continue to partner with the White House, NASA, and CASIS as well as the International Space Station to explore what it means to be a Junior Data Science Ranger. Check out the links below to learn about citizen science and data management.
Check out the links below to learn about citizen science and data management:
Loss of The Night
International Space Station info and links
Windows on Earth - Explore the world from the unique vantage point of the International Space Station. Browse through thousands of photographs taken by astronauts onboard the ISS, including photos of many landmarks across America's National Parks.
Spot the Station - Whether you are at home or out exploring America's National Parks, step outside to see the International Space Station from Earth. As the third brightest object in the sky the space station is easy to see if you know when to look up. NASA's Spot The Station service gives you a list of upcoming sighting opportunities for thousands of locations worldwide, and will let you sign up to receive notices of opportunities in your email inbox or cell phone.
Space Station Tracker - Follow the space station live along it's orbital path
CASIS Academy - CASIS Academy is your space to explore the International Space Station a.k.a. ISS, where science happens at 17,240 mph. Learn about the ISS, find cool space apps, explore the virtual ISS model, learn space lingo and get ISS Lesson plans and ideas.
Junior Ranger Links