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This webcast features a panel of NASA scientists and engineers discussing the future of extrasolar planet research and the science behind a rare astronomical event: Venus crossing the Sun?s disk for about seven hours on June 8, 2004, an event not seen since 1882. The transit demonstrates a key technique being used to detect planets orbiting stars outside our Solar System. Just as Venus temporarily ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Webcast - audio
Subject: Space science
 
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This product illustrates how scientists learn about the composition of an asteroid by studying energy and neutrons that emanate from it. The Dawn spacecraft contains three instruments -- the Gamma Ray and Neutro Detector (GRaND), the Visible Infrared Spectrometer, and the Framing Camera -- that will provide answers to questions about the formation and evolution of the early solar system. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Informal, General public
Resource type: Computer activity, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Webcast - audio, Educational portal
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This product uses a collection of Hubble Space Telescope (HST) images of galaxies in the Coma Cluster, and engages students in an inquiry-based learning activity studying the evolution of galaxies in dense clustered environments. Students learn the basics of galaxy classification by making use of the HST images to discover a "morphology-density effect," and will then make hypotheses about the cause ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Video, Webcast - audio, In-situ dataset
Subject: Physics
 
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Epo's Chronicles is a weekly web comic which takes place in the distant future. The comic follows a fictional storyline incorporating both recent and classic scientific discoveries from NASA missions while educating the reader. The primary goal of Epo's Chronicles is to teach space science in an engaging format. Accompanying each episode are explanatory notes and glossary entries to help explain the ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Presentation / Demo, Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Visualization - scientific, Webcast - visual, Glossary, Ref. material, Webcast - audio, Discussion / Forum, Message board, Search engine
Subject: Environmental science, History and philosophy of science, Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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