Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA captures the attention of students and scouts like no other organization. It offers unparalleled experiences, a key to knowledge, and a window to the future. Activities, exhibits and events at NASA Goddard's Visitor Center provides inspiring and captivating educational experiences for students and scouts of all ages. Learn of their exciting work in Earth science, astrophysics, heliophysics, planetary science, engineering, communication and technology development. Browse the unique, informative exhibits and learn about climate change, climb inside a Gemini capsule model, encourage learners to dream as they pull on a kid-sized space suit.

Contact Info
Address: 8800 Greenbelt Road- Code 130, Greenbelt, MD 20771. Prince George’s County. Tel: 301-286-8981. Website: www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard. Hrs: Vary. 

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Free. 
 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: STEM
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: STEM.  
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

STEM Lesson Plan

The light bulb, the assembly line, and the personal computer are all inventions by American innovators that have greatly impacted the world. For America to continue to lead the world in innovation, students must be fluent in the foundation of these inventions. Students learn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and how they are related to specific topics. ... Continue