Space Education Materials (hereinafter referred to as ‘Space Materials’) are materials which are produced by the Development Committee for Education Materials and others involved in JAXA Space Education Center and which are compiled with ideas of the related entities to JAXA’s Space educational activities and those of the Space Education Leaders all over Japan
Space Education Center
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Chuo-ku, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 252-5210, JAPAN
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This Space material consists of "Material for Activities with instruction guidance", "Teaching guides", "Materials for introduction with explanation", "Materials for Space school / home Education " except for video images materials.
For each type description please read below.
Materials for Activities with instruction guidance include some ideas and examples for conducting activities with the awareness of connection with space. They are edited based on the past informal education activities, mainly practiced by the Young Astronaut Club (YAC). The relation between each material and space can be checked at the education map.
Teaching guides are materials for instructors, in which there are plenty of know-how to practice space education as informal education activities in local communities. They not only provide guidance on each material theme but also concretely show the flow of whole activity.