View from space of cyclone (NASA)

Have fun. Advance science. Here are 5 ways.

You can join the thousands of citizen scientists around the world in space and cancer research, wildlife conservation and environmental restoration.

What it takes to pay for a U.S. education

Are you wondering how to finance your studies in the U.S.? Bring your questions about scholarships, financial-aid packages, budgets & more to this webchat.
Satellite image of city near river (Courtesy of Sarah Parcak)

Will you help find the next lost city?

A self-described "space archaeologist," Sarah Parcak combines smartphone tech and satellite images to discover ancient settlements, and she needs your help.

Everyday conversations for English learners: Ordering a meal

Learning to speak English? Our Everyday Conversations help you practice. Click the audio link to hear a native speaker pronounce each word while you...
Vice President Pence speaking in front of a space shuttle (NASA)

Pence: America will return to the moon and go beyond

Standing under the space shuttle Discovery, Vice President Pence announced that America will return to the moon and build a foundation for a Mars mission.
Filipino student reading a book (Leoncio Rodaje/USAID Philippines)

Filipinos can safely study in ‘alternative learning sites’

Unable to attend school because of instability caused by conflict, Filipino children learn at alternative sites with help from a U.S.-backed program.
Twins in NASA flightsuits facing each other (NASA)

Meet the twin astronauts taking us closer to Mars

NASA scientists observe the differences in people who are genetically the same when one is in space and the other on Earth.

Innovative teaching secrets from the U.S. ‘Teacher of the Year’

Shanna Peeples was honored by President Obama for receiving the "National Teacher of the Year" award. She shares her innovation with diverse students.
Students on campus (AP Images)

A record number of international students enroll in U.S. colleges. Will...

A lot of international students pursue college and university degrees in the U.S. — nearly 820,000 did in 2013. That's more than go to any...