California Central Coast
NASA Teacher Resource Center
Operated by Space Information Laboratories, Inc.
A non-profit company dedicated to "hands-on" education and space research
Main Phone: (805) 734-1747
Program Information & Fax: (805) 734-1030
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday thru Friday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
(Please be sure to call ahead as we are often out in the field)
Educators can copy a variety of space-related teaching materials (free of charge) for use in the classroom at California Central Coast NASA Teacher Resource Center located in the Space Endeavour Center. These materials include video tapes, K-12 curriculum, slides, and audio tapes. Educators are required to bring in blank video tapes and paper to make copies at the Center. If an educator does not bring required media, you can purchase your supplies at the Center.
Some printed materials are free and include:
* Space Related Pictures for the classroom
* Space Related Curriculum and Activities
Additionally, we offer the following materials to be copied at the Center:
|Space Videotape Collection Series. Many have accompanying curriculum guides|
|1. Aeronautics||11||15. History of Space Travel||14|
|2. Satellites, Earth Resources||15||16. ourney through the Solar System||14|
|3. Satellites, Weather||3||17. Life in the Universe||14|
|4. Satellites, Space Exploration||5||18. 25 years of Progress||14|
|5. Careers||12||19. NASA and the Airplane||13|
|6. Wind Energy||1||20. Moonwalk||4|
|7. Living in Space||18||21. NASA Biology||14|
|8. Manned Space Flight||27||22. NASA Images||4|
|9. Social Sciences||7||23. Spaceworks||14|
|10. Space Art||1||24. Skylab Science Demonstration||6|
|11. Space Sciences||34||25. Starfinder Series||4|
|12. Technology Utilization||4||26. Project Mathematics||6|
|13. Aeronautics & Space Reports||4||27. Liftoff to Learning||6|
|14. Mathematics||13||28. What's in the New-Space||12|
|Slide Programs with audio cassette & some guides|
|1. Aeronautics||9. Voyagers Encounter Jupiter||17. Planets||25. Hubble Space Telescope|
|2. Human Space Flight||10. Space Shuttle||18. Stars & Graphics||26. Magellan Mission to Venus|
|3. Propulsion||11. Universe||19. Earthview||27. Earth's Atmosphere|
|4. Space Exploration||12. Halley's Comet||20. Full Earth||28. Space Station Freedom|
|5. America in Space||13. Skylab Flights||21. A Salute to Apollo||29. Volcanoes of Hawaii and the Planets|
|6. Moon Landing||14. Space Frontier||22. Transformation of flight||30. Earth Observing System|
|7. Viking-Mars Landing||15. Milestones of Flight||23. Voyager Encounters Neptune||31. Science from New Worlds|
|8. Apollo-Soyuz||16. Fragile Earth||24. Seeing the Hidden Cosmos||32. Exploration of Venus|
The Endeavour Center operated by Space Information Laboratories, Inc. has one of NASA's outstanding outreach programs for students and teachers. Please become a partner in our grassroots space exploration efforts on the California Central Coast. We hope these materials will help to inspire the students you teach!
Directions from the South: 101 to Highway 1 (20 miles past Santa Barbara), The the Vandenberg AFB/Lompoc Exit. Go 20 miles on Highway 1 until you reach the city of Lompoc. Turn left at stoplight. Go 2 miles & take right on "H" Street. Go through town, past the drive-in movie theater (which is on your right), to the stop light at the top of the hill. Turn left onto S20, Highway 1. Go 5 miles and turn right onto Mountain View Blvd and NASA Teacher Resource Center road signs. Follow Mountain View Blvd, then turn right onto Carob Street. Maple High School is on the right. The Space Endeavour Center is located in Rooms 10-12.
Directions from the North: 101 to last Santa Maria Exit (Clark Avenue). Turn right (west) at the stop sign onto Clark Avenue. Go approximately 2 miles to the 4th traffic light and turn left onto Highway 1/135 towards Vandenberg AFB. Go approximately 5 miles and merge to right on S20 Highway 1, Vandenberg AFB. Go 10 miles. Turn left onto S20, Highway 1 (at the intersection of Vandenberg AFB Main Gate). Go about 1/2 miles and take left onto Mountain View Blvd and NASA Resource Center road signs. Follow Mountain View Blvd, then turn right onto Carob Street. Maple High School is on the right. The Space Endeavour Center is located in Rooms 10-12.