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This Hubble Space Telescope image shows what appears to be a delicate bubble of gas floating in space. In actuality, the bubble is the visible remnant of a powerful supernova explosion called SNR 0509. The bubble was formed from gas being swept up by the expanding shock wave. The accompanying activity is a curriculum support tool designed for use as an introductory inquiry activity. In the activity, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This Hubble Space Telescope images shows a group of interacting galaxies called Arp 273. The accompanying classroom activity is a curriculum support tool designed for use as an introductory inquiry activity. During the classroom activity, students use the images and text on the lithograph to generate questions about galaxy interactions. They will conduct research to answer their questions, and create ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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In this episode of the Space Place Web site talk show, thermal engineer Donya Douglas of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center talks about her job in designing ways to keep the three tiny Space Technology 5 spacecraft at the right operating temperature in space, without adding much to their mass or need for electrical power. Cartoon characters present their own 6-7 minute talk show live from the Space ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Computer activity, Video
Subject: Space science
 
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In this computer-based exercise, students analyze realistically simulated X-ray spectra of a supernova remnant and determine the abundances of various elements in them. In the end, they will find that the elements necessary for life on Earth -- the iron in their blood, the calcium in their bones -- are created in these distant explosions. The product consists of both downloadable software (PC only) ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Space science
 
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The main scientific instrument on the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST) is the Large Area Telescope (LAT). This interactive computer-based educational activity allows students in grades 11-14 and informal web users to see the results when gamma-ray photons of different energies and incident angles hit the LAT. The photons convert into electron-positron pairs which travel through 19 interleaved ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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In this lesson, students create graphs to explore how hurricanes extract heat energy from the ocean surface. It is designed to help students gain knowledge in using the MY NASA DATA Live Access Server (LAS) to specify, download and use a microset of data. Students will make graphs from the data microset, then use the graphs to investigate locations along the track of Hurricane Rita where lowered Sea ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Case study, Module / Unit
Subject: Atmospheric science, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This website has gathered images taken at different wavelengths by a variety of ground-based and space-borne observatories, including selected astronomical objects in the famous Messier catalog, as well as for some non-Messier objects. An online gallery introduces the wealth of data available at wavelengths beyond the familiar visible light. Users will discover some important characteristics of astronomical ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Imagery - remotely sensed, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Space science
 
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This teacher resource on astrobiology and life in extreme environments contains classroom activities, presentation-ready slideshows with scripts and many other resources. It shows how NASA research on microbial life on Earth helps identify possible signs of life on Martian meteorites. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Presentation / Demo, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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This resource explains how the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) spacecraft is looking into the ancient history of the universe. Introduces some different types of galaxies, and what scientists hope to learn from GALEX?s survey of nearly the entire universe. Reinforces the reading with a crossword puzzle and a word find puzzle using the new vocabulary from the article. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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With this resource, users can control the ground-based MicroObservatory telescopes from their computer and download their images themselves, with no human intervention in the loop. Users can access the Observing With NASA "Control Telescope" web interface at anytime. The telescopes are weatherproof and do not require a dome for protection, and the "Control Telescope" software automatically lets users ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Module / Unit, Tutorial
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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