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This lesson is one in a series that brings the important stories of historic places into the classrooms across the country. It could be used in units on the early industrial period of American history and in courses on geography or science and technology. It will help students realize the role canals played in western expansion and in the evolution of transportation by focusing on the construction ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Case study
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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Researchers have identified approximately 140 individual impact craters on Earth. These craters probably represent only about 25 percent of those to be found. Assuming an equal rate of impact around the globe, many more craters remain to be discovered, particularly in remote land regions of our planet and in the oceans. This activity uses satellite images of several craters on the earth to study impact ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Imagery - remotely sensed, Video
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Natural hazards, Space science
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on major events in the history of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Students research the U.S. space program and then make a timeline of the goals, heros, and outcomes of selected missions. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This site allows students to examine images of galaxies and learn to recognize the various shapes used in the Hubble classification system. The Hubble Tuning Fork Diagram is presented as a way to classify the various types of galaxies observed in space. Students will examine pictures of galaxies and discover that these pictures have been arranged according to a scheme or plan laid out by Edwin Hubble, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Space science
 
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This computer activity provides information that will allow students to extend their understanding of basic physical concepts that apply to the study of black holes. They will see how physics and mathematics are used to predict the existence and properties of invisible objects. The assessment component is designed to provide students with an opportunity to practice communicating results of their Internet ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Guide for instructor, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Physics, Space science
 
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This section of the Windows to the Universe web site provides information and images about scientists including detailed information about the history of the scientists, mathematicians, astronauts, and inventors that discovered phenomena about the Earth and the universe from ancient times to the present. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: History and philosophy of science
 
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Plate tectonics is a relatively new scientific concept that has revolutionized our understanding of the dynamic planet upon which we live. This site explains that the theory has unified the study of the Earth by drawing together many branches of the earth sciences, from paleontology (the study of fossils) to seismology (the study of earthquakes). It has provided explanations to questions that scientists ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, History and philosophy of science
 
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These teacher tools from the National Science Center (NSC) are categorized by chemistry, air pressure and fluids, electricity, energy, light, magnetism, mathematics, motion, sound, wave phenomena, and science soup (miscellaneous topics). The resources are lesson plans, activities, videos, and opportunities to register for distance learning. There is also a teacher forum to share lessons and activities. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Video, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Technology
 
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This site describes what early civilizations knew about our solar system and how astronomy developed over the centuries. The early theories describing the movements of the planets, development of the first telescopes, and discoveries of the planets Uranus, Neptune and Pluto are some of the topics addressed in Discovery. Here you will find the Pluto discovery plate, the photographic plate taken the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: History and philosophy of science, Space science
 
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At this site, students will learn about the tools used for past, present and future exploration and about the Surveyor spacecraft, five of which landed on the Moon between 1966 and 1968. The Surveyor 3 television camera is on display at the National Air and Space Museum and can be seen in this virtual tour. Also on display are an Apollo 13 rock box used to carry samples back from the moon. This exhibit ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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