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In this program, students learn how NASA researchers study the Sun-Earth connection. Students learn about satellites that monitor the Sun: (Solar & Heliospheric Observatory) SOHO, Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE), and Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration (IMAGE) and (Highg Energy Solar Spectrostopic Imager) HESSI. They observe NASA researchers using data analysis and measurement ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Tutorial, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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This lithograph features two images of Mars, taken 11 hours apart with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, which reveal two nearly opposite sides of Mars. Hubble snapped these photos as Mars was making its closest approach to Earth in nearly 60,000 years. Prominent features visible on the images are labeled on a separate illustration. In Search of Planet Mars is the educational activity that accompanies ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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In this program, students learn about the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights. They learn the many legends and myths that have revolved around the aurora throughout human history. Students also discover how NASA scientists and engineers use satellite technology to measure and analyze aurora data, as well as how Norwegian scientists study the Northern Lights by using ground-based instruments and sounding ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Video
Subject: Space science
 
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In this program, students learn about the importance of using scale models to represent the size and distance of objects in the Solar System and beyond. They are introduced to the astronomical unit (AU), the baseline distance from the Earth to the Sun, which astronomers use to determine the relative distances from Earth to other planets, stars, asteroids, and objects in space. They also discover facts ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Video
Subject: Space science
 
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This guide introduces students to the mystery of gamma-ray bursts as a gateway and motivation for gaining fundamental understandings of waves and the different wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum. At the same time, students gain current insight into issues in modern astronomy and space science. In this five-activity unit, students consider how our everyday world and the cosmos look when they ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Module / Unit
Subject: Space science
 
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In this episode, the tree house detectives are troubled by a strange tremor in the area, and they decide that they need to investigate earthquakes. They delve into geography, geology, and plate tectonics to discover why they're all shook up. The NASA SCIence Files- series introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Video
Subject: Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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In this lesson, students create graphs to explore how hurricanes extract heat energy from the ocean surface. It is designed to help students gain knowledge in using the MY NASA DATA Live Access Server (LAS) to specify, download and use a microset of data. Students will make graphs from the data microset, then use the graphs to investigate locations along the track of Hurricane Rita where lowered Sea ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Case study, Module / Unit
Subject: Atmospheric science, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This guide aims to assist educators in instilling interest in learning about meteorology by allowing the learner to take increasing responsibility for his/her learning. It is written as a supplement to existing Earth and space science curricula. The guide is not intended to be a complete course in meteorology; it should be used in conjunction with lectures, discussions, textbooks and other teaching ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan, Tutorial
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Hydrology
 
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This DVD and teacher workbook are built around interviews with scientists in laboratories at Michigan State, Princeton, and Indiana University who are working on water and gas samples they collected from deep gold mines in South Africa and the Canadian Arctic. The video supports and compliments the accompanying workbook lessons and activities and offers students and teachers insight into the Indiana-Princeton-Tennessee ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Video
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Space science
 
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This activity introduces gravitational waves and the NASA technology being developed to detect them in space. It involves building a metaphorical interferometer that demonstrates how the mission (and all interferometry) works. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Space science
 
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