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technical implementer: Geoffrey Bruce, Jeff Simmons, and Amberlee Chaussee
designer: Brian Day, Andrew Doser, and Rebecca Agin
sub author: Mike Wendling and Terri Littlejohn-Jones
written by Christina O'Guinn and the NASA Ames Educational Technology Team
Astro-Venture, by NASA's educational Web site NASA Quest, is an interactive multimedia activity for students in grades 5-8. Consisting of nine modules, the activity takes participants through the process of training for and building a planet with the necessary characteristics for human habitation. They learn the astronomy, geology, atmospheric science, and biology needed to complete individual missions and ultimately build a planet.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Solar System
- Middle School
- High School
- Instructional Material
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- Learners
- text/html
- application/pdf
- application/shockwave
- video/realvideo
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Keywords:
astronomy, atmospheric science, biology, geology, life
Record Creator:
March 31, 2003 by Kara Chiodo
Record Updated:
September 13, 2006 by Ed Lee
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What a Great Site

Author: Ann Deml
Posted: September 15, 2006 at 4:42PM
Source: The Physics To Go collection

This is such a fun idea!  The site is so interactive and makes the content very appealing.

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C. O'Guinn and NASA Ames Educational Technology Team, (2002), WWW Document, (http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/projects/astrobiology/astroventure/).
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C. O'Guinn and NASA Ames Educational Technology Team, Astro-Venture (2002), <http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/projects/astrobiology/astroventure/>.
APA Format
O'Guinn, C., & NASA Ames Educational Technology Team. (2002). Astro-Venture. Retrieved July 25, 2014, from http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/projects/astrobiology/astroventure/
Chicago Format
O'Guinn, Christina, and NASA Ames Educational Technology Team. Astro-Venture. 2002. http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/projects/astrobiology/astroventure/ (accessed 25 July 2014).
MLA Format
O'Guinn, Christina, and NASA Ames Educational Technology Team. Astro-Venture. 2002. 25 July 2014 <http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/projects/astrobiology/astroventure/>.
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