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This easy but effective lesson uses NASA CERES satellite percent coverage surface data along with a world map and asks students to locate landmasses and bodies of water at Earth's Equator. Students will map locations using latitude and longitude coordinates. Using the microset of satellite data included with the lesson to investigate surface characteristics, students will apply percentage to determine ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Physical geography
 
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In this activity students construct a sundial and use it to observe the movement of the sun through the sky over the course of a day by marking changes in the position of a shadow once each hour. Students determine the approximate time of solar noon at their school as indicated by the time of the shortest shadow. They revisit the site on a subsequent day to estimate the time of day using their sundial. ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Human geography
 
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This program provides an overview of the issues surrounding the construction of the Three Gorges Dam across the Yangtze River in China. When it is completed, this dam will produce the energy of 15 nuclear power plants and tame some of the river's deadliest floods. However, it is also the subject of much controversy. Topics include the loss of important archaeological, cultural, and paleontological ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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This module engages students in the use of a clean room and in the planning of assembly of solar collector wafers for the Genesis space mission. They will work in production design teams to explore how the Genesis spacecraft will collect bulk solar wind with the collector arrays and learn to work as a team in a restrictive environment. The module includes several activities with accompanying video ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Module / Unit, Video
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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The site offers an interactive discussion of different vantage points associated with dam building. It describes some of the engineering and environmental issues that go into the process of selecting a site for building a dam and the conditions necessary for electrical generation. Links to classroom and family activities are organized by grade level. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lesson plan, Tutorial, Index / Bibliography, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography, Hydrology
 
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The purpose of this activity is to discover why an instrument shelter is built the way it is. Students construct shelters that have varying properties and place them in the same location or place similar shelters in different locations and compare temperature data taken in each shelter. Students should predict what will happen for each of the different shelter designs or placements and perform the ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Field activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Human geography
 
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This is a lesson that enables the student to describe how hurricanes move and change appearance over time through the use of the pubic domain image processing software. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Case study, Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Atmospheric science, Technology
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on how earthquake-proof buildings are designed. Students build a tester, then model buildings to test and see what factors make a building more earthquake-proof than others. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards, Technology
 
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In this activity, middle school students discover the solar cycle through an investigation of solar X-ray flares. Using X-ray data from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES), they record the total number of flares in their birth month over 11 years. Students then compute the percentage of high class flares which occur for each year and graph their findings to help identify the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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These three activities discuss the special method the Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager (RHESSI) spacecraft uses to make images of high energy X-rays and gamma rays from the Sun. Activity 1 demonstrates how scientists can use the HESSI rotating grids to determine the distance of a flare from the center of the Sun's disk. The position of the flare on the Sun is not completely determined ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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