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This lithograph introduces users to the fact that the Solar System has an interstellar boundary called the heliosphere. It includes an interactive activity. Users can look at the diagram of the heliosphere on the front, read information about the heliosphere on the back, and then use the lithograph as part of a model of the heliosphere that uses water to represent solar wind. The lithograph also includes ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Abstract / Summary
Subject: Space science
 
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This poster outlines the major mission highlights of the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) mission, a Small Explorer Earth-orbiting spacecraft that is designed to map the distant boundary between the solar wind from our Sun and the interstellar medium. This poster supports a full-length planetarium show about the IBEX mission and the boundary of the Solar System. Each short activity/product helps ... Full description.
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Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Abstract / Summary
Subject: Physics
 
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This paper model provides a short description of the scientific instruments on board GLAST as well as links to other resources about the GLAST instruments. There is also a short description of how GLAST detects gamma-rays with the Large Area Telescope as well as the GLAST Burst Monitor detectors. The product includes three pages of parts that can be cut out and easily assembled using common household ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Project, Abstract / Summary
Subject: Space science
 
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This interactive explains the nature of the data gathered by Dawn's framing camera and allows users to experiment with images viewed through its red, green, and blue filters. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal, General public
Resource type: Computer activity, Imagery - remotely sensed, Visualization - scientific, Abstract / Summary
Subject: Space science
 
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This Web site features a daily image of an unusual aspect of the Earth's system. Each image includes a description, when and where it occurred, and other information. Search the archive by keyword or browse by topic going back to 2000. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material, Abstract / Summary
Subject: Natural hazards, Policy issues, Technology
 
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This full-color identification chart is intended as a basic guide to observing contrails for scientific investigations being conducted by NASA scientists. It is translated into several languages and is designed help to motivate students throughout the world to become involved with a real-time collaborative scientific experiment. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Field activity, Module / Unit, Project, Illustration - artistic, Photograph, Glossary, Ref. material, Abstract / Summary
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Physics
 
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This astronomy program is designed for middle school children in out-of-school-time settings. The program explores basic astronomy concepts (like invisible light, telescopes) and focuses on the universe outside the solar system (stars, galaxies, black holes). By offering programming on these topics outside of the classroom, where schedules are less constrained, Afterschool Universe engages students ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Assessment / Evaluation, Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Presentation / Demo, Project, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Glossary, Book - text, Abstract / Summary, Email lists
Subject: Chemistry, Physics, Space science
 
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This tutorial provides detailed information about how clouds receive their names and the importance of root words. It was designed to help students make accurate observations for the Students' Cloud Observations On-Line (S'COOL) project. Students will also learn to associate different clouds into height groupings. Information is provided about the cloud types and on how to distinguish similar clouds ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Field activity, Lesson plan, Presentation / Demo, Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Abstract / Summary, Sound, Ask an expert
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science, History and philosophy of science, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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This website, developed to support the GLOBE Contrail Protocol, contains the latest information pertaining to contrails, including the history and science of contrails, and their importance to society. It also contains examples of imagery available from satellites in a contrail gallery. It provides learning resources for teachers like the crossword puzzle, word search and contrail ID chart. Lastly ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lesson plan, Presentation / Demo, Project, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Journal article, Abstract / Summary, Ask an expert, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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This flyer is a two-page overview of the Student Cloud Observations On-Line (S'COOL) education project. It covers the project's educational contributions, societal benefits, educational outgrowths, and scientific findings. The flyer shows the numbers and locations of S'COOL participation and regional observation coverage. It also contains URLs for online resources (e.g., GLOBE contrail education and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Field activity, Lesson plan, Module / Unit, Presentation / Demo, Project, Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Abstract / Summary, Lecture, Educational portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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