contain standards-based educational
materials and lesson plans currently being developed by the MESSENGER team.
These Modules are built around the three themes of the MESSENGER
mission: The Scientific Process, Comparative Planetology,
and The Solar System Through History. The Staying Cool and Voyage modules are ready for download now, and check back for more modules to download soon...
you are interested in finding quality online resources about
astronomy and space sciences, be sure to check out. On these webpages
you will find activities and lesson plans that are related
to either the MESSENGER mission or other NASA Projects.
a "virtual" journey to the planet Mercury as you
watch the Virtual
Movies of the MESSENGER spacecraft from take-off to
its flyby of the planet. If you want to "investigate"
the planet Mercury make sure to check out the Virtual
Animations. Coming soon: Take a virtual fieldtrip to
a space museum.
mission has vast opportunities for both professional development
and education outreach. One such opportunity is the MESSENGER
Education Fellow Program. Or if
you can not find the information that you are looking for
on these pages, check out the sites Frequently
Asked Questions for teachers or Ask
a Scientists or Science Educator.
||What will MESSENGER measure, and why? Learn about the Mercury Laser Altimeter instrument on board!