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This activity describes some simple, yet impressive gyroscopic demonstrations using only a bike wheel with a quick-release hub. Then, itIt explains both the angular momentum principle that tends to keep the wheel in a rigid plane and the effects of the external forces that create precession. And all without a single equation!No equations are used during the activity. Understanding the forces at work ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This activity introduces the importance of meteorites to the understanding of the origin of the Solar System. Finding meteorites can be difficult because most meteorites look like Earth rocks to the casual or untrained eye. Even to the trained eye, recognizing meteorites can be difficult. Since scientists believe that some meteorites are pieces of the asteroid Vesta, they may be very old remnants ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Space science
 
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This six-unit curriculum consists of an educator?s guide accompanied by videos, one for each unit. It uses gamma-ray burst science to teach various standards-aligned topics in science and mathematics that illustrate the scientific process. Lesson plans, handouts for both teachers and students, and standards-alignment information are provided for each unit. This curriculum was developed by the Educational ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum, Lesson plan
Subject: Space science
 
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This special edition of the Star Witness, a science content reading selection, announced NASA?s plans for the final servicing mission (SM-4) to the Hubble Space Telescope. The story identified the hardware and instruments added to the telescope during the astronauts? visit. Discussion questions with answers, defined vocabulary terms and reading standards are included on a supplementary sheet for educators. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Visualization - scientific, Periodical
Subject: Space science
 
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The Toolkit profiles climate stewards in all 11 ecoregions of the U.S. It is designed for classroom teachers and informal educators in parks, refuges, forest lands, nature centers, zoos, aquariums, science centers, etc., and is aimed at the middle school grade level. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in partnership with six other federal agencies (National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Climatology
 
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This story celebrates the 17th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope. The anniversary image of the Carina Nebula is described and Hubble?s most significant scientific discoveries are identified. The article is from the Amazing Space science newspaper, The Star Witness, which can be used as a science content reading. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This story highlights Albert Einstein?s miracle year when he wrote five scientific papers. Connections are made between Einstein?s work and that of the Hubble Space Telescope. The article is from the Amazing Space science newspaper, The Star Witness, which can be used as a science content reading. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This story explains how the Hubble Space Telescope was used to assist scientists in finding natural resources on the Moon. This information can be used to introduce the idea of using reflected light to identify different materials on the Moon's surface. This selection is an adaptation of the HubbleSite press release: NASA's Hubble Looks for Possible Moon Resources. The article is from the Amazing ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This article tells the story of the Deep Impact spacecraft's encounter with comet 9P/Tempel 1. A portion of the spacecraft, the impactor, crashed into the comet and released a storm of material. Scientific words and phrases that might be new to the student are identified and defined. Discussion questions with answers are also available to help focus the student?s attention on important information ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This news story celebrates the 15th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope. Information about the top ten discoveries made by Hubble is included. This selection was written in conjunction with the HubbleSite press release: Hubble Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Spectacular New Images. The article is from the Amazing Space science newspaper, The Star Witness, which can be used as ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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