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This interactive demonstration explains how the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) spacecraft uses its particle detectors to collect and sort particles that come from the boundary of the Solar System. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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This lithograph answers the question: Where do the elements around us come from? Many are produced in stars, and liberated when these stars explode. It features an attractive image of the remains of an exploded star, taken by NASA's new Chandra X-ray Telescope. The back explains stars' roles as "mighty chemical factories," and contains a classroom activity. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This activity allows students to use radiosonde data from a weather balloon launch to distinguish the characteristics of the lower atmosphere. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This activity explores the relationship between the amount of water in the atmosphere available for precipitation and the actual precipitation observed by satellites. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This activity allows students to use real satellite data to determine where the greatest concentrations of aerosols are located in the tropical Atlantic region during the course of a year and their source of origin. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This activity allows students to discover the link between ocean temperatures and currents as related to our concern for climate change. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This board game lets players build a spaceship and fly to a black hole. The game provides many opportunities for understanding phenomena based on current black hole research. During the game, the player will experience the dangers and excitement of a real space mission, and learn about the nature of black holes by launching scientific probes. The game can be played competitively or as a team. Game ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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In this activity, students will use real satellite data to determine the changes in near-surface air temperature over the Caribbean Sea at different times of the year. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This activity engages students in the new definitions of ?planet,? ?dwarf planet,? and ?asteroid? through the use of direct vocabulary instruction. The publicity generated by the International Astronomical Union?s definition of Pluto as a dwarf planetAU in 2006 created a teachable moment for schools around the world to consider the definitions of these concepts of ?planet,? ?dwarf planet,? and ?asteroid? ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This section resource features information about solar alignments with ancient structures that mark the equinoxes and/or solstices. One of the key goals is to show how human beings use technology (past, present, and future) to understand the Sun and the Universe beyond. The product features current and future NASA missions, providing a unique opportunity to involve Sun-Earth Connection scientists, ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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