NASA Astrobiology Institute

NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Ames Research Center (ARC)

This site provides information on NAI research, a library of publications, sections for teachers and students, and an Ask An Expert section. The student section features Astro-Venture, where students can search for and build a habitable planet; Habitable Worlds, to search the solar system for planets that might support life; and Mysteries of Microbes, containing videos and biographies of astrobiologists. The teacher section contains an astrobiology-related resource catalog of NASA sites.

Subject: Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Overview/Reference Work, Pedagogic Resources, Activities
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, Informal, General Public, College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)