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This resource includes over 88 paper plate activities, where scientists put their research into laymen?s terms and develop paper plate activities that illustrate their respective pursuits. Paper Plate Education asserts that anything worth teaching ought be reducible to a paper plate. This is also known as Paper Plate Reduction. There are lessons in space science, music theory, archeology, celestial ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This model aims to help illustrate the purpose and methodology of NASA's Kepler mission. It includes (1) a hand-cranked or motorized orrery (moving model of a planet system) made of LEGO parts, (2) a light sensor representing the Kepler photometer, (3) computer software for graphing light curves, representing Kepler Science Office - data analysis. A light bulb at the center of the orrery represents ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This collection features images taken by the Chandra X-ray Observatory, including image descriptions and comparison with optical images. Includes Cycle 1 Science Images, Chandra's First Images, Images by category, Chronological Listing, and a sky map. Printable handouts of images with captions. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This classroom activity explains how clouds and pollution in the atmosphere are important to climate, and the need to study whether pollution may be changing Earth's climate in undesirable ways. It introduces NASA's Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) mission. The activity includes building a MISR-lite model to demonstrate how looking at the same thing (i.e., Earth's atmosphere) from different ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science, Physical oceanography, Physics
 
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This classroom activity explains how the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites work to provide precise location information to positions on the ground, as well as to other satellites whose job is to map the surface of Earth. The activity is specifically tied to NASA's Jason-1 and Topex/Poseidon spacecraft in their mission to map ocean topography. In addition to the concepts of distance vs. time ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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This product contains lesson plans and an activity composed of a three-part questionnaire that launches students on discussions about where objects in space are located, and when they were formed, as well as an introduction to the concepts of structure and evolution of the universe. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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In this activity, students work in teams to construct the components of the High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager (HESSI) spacecraft model and make presentations on the results of their effort. Note: HESSI is now the Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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These modules are related to NASA's MESSENGER mission to Mercury. They cover topics in comparative planetary science, Solar System studies through history, and the process of designing, constructing, and sending a spacecraft to another planet. The unit Staying Cool explores the challenges imposed on spacecraft design by the harsh near-Mercurian environment. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This produce allows sStudents to perform a version of the 1800 experiment in which a form of radiation other than visible light was discovered by the famous astronomer Sir Frederick William Herschel. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This one-page lithograph describes the science conducted by NASA-s Swift satellite mission and provides an activity for students. Swift's primary goal is to unravel the mystery of gamma ray bursts. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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