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This classroom activity provides an explanation and kinesthetic activity to demonstrate how Earth's atmosphere distorts starlight and how advanced telescope technology (adaptive optics) is used to compensate for this distortion. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This playground demonstration (using a merry-go-round) shows angular momentum and why rockets are launched in a certain direction and at a certain time. From a moving merry-go-round, participants attempt to throw small balls into a basket on the ground. It includes an explanation, with animated graphics. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This activity is related to gravity and the LISA (Laser Interferometer Space Antenna) mission. Like a sixth sense, detecting gravity waves will give us a whole new way to see the universe. Provides an easy explanation of gravitational waves, with a link to an interactive crossword using the new vocabulary words. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This module involves making a mobile of galaxies. Pattern and instructions are included. It introduces the different shapes of galaxies and their nomenclature. The Space Place is an educational NASA site for children and adults with activities and facts related to the exploration of space. Some activities are computer-interactive and many are real-world-interactive. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This resource explains the concept of constellations, with an activity to make a Star Finder origami-type toy. It includes 12 Star Finder patterns to print, color, and fold, each with a star chart for that month. Also, this activity explains in simple language the difference between astrology and astronomy. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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In this activity, children see how a 'skyscraper's worth' of information can be shrunk to a tiny handful without losing anything important. An interactive multimedia demonstration shows three different ways to compress data gathered by a spacecraft before sending it back to Earth. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This interactive crossword puzzle uses words related to astronomy and the Keck Telescopes. It also describes the telescopes and how their images are combined using interferometry to make an even better image, and explains how the telescopes are used to look for planets around other stars. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This activity introduces the electromagnetic spectrum. Users stroll through an imaginary amusement park to find out how the universe looks through different types of observing instruments. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Space science
 
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Hubble Snaps Orion in Picture-Perfect Glory is an article from the Amazing Space science newspaper, The Star Witness. The articles reflect the content of current Hubble Space Telescope press releases but are written foe upper elementary to early middle school students. These science content readings identify and define scientific words and phrases that might be new to the student. Discussion questions ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Photograph, Periodical
Subject: Space science
 
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This Web site contains information for both partners (those with their own telescopes) and associates (those who wish to use a network telescope.) The purpose of the Global Telescope Network (GTN) is to use small telescopes to obtain ground-based observations of high-energy objects of interest to Swift, GLAST (renamed Fermi in 2008) and XMM-Newton missions. It is used both by formal educators working ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity, Map, Ref. material, Policy / Procedure, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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