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This curriculum includes ten missions and three exploration extensions that provide activities for up to a semester and focus largely on the space exploration theme. It is designed to engage students in hands-on inquiry based learning. It addresses science and technology standards, and specifically focuses on math content and process standards. Although other models will work, the curriculum is geared ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Space science
 
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This Web site includes over 50 individual Earth system science modules that faculty can select from to use in their courses or directly with their students. Online courses for school teachers are offered by colleges and universities across the United States as part of the NASA-NOAA-NSF-funded ESSEA Program (Earth System Science Education Alliance). The courses are structured as a collaborative experience ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Cryology, Ecology, Geology, Hydrology, Technology
 
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This fact sheet describes the Goldstone Apple Valley Radio Telescope (GAVRT) program. This educational program uses a 34-meter antenna for classroom radio astronomy observations via the Internet. It introduces students from elementary school through high school to the process of science with the goal of improving science literacy among American students. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Space science
 
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The hands-on activities in this educators guide lay the conceptual groundwork for understanding questions fundamental to the field of astrobiology. They enable students to examine the nature of life, what it requires, its limits, and where it might be found. Through these experiences, students learn ideas related to the search for extraterrestrial life. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Space science
 
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This collection of activities and resources for teaching astronomy and space science includes classroom-tested activities drawn from many sources,educator resource guides,articles on astronomy teaching and background information, and more. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Space science
 
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In this activity, students design and build scientific instruments to study the Sun using inexpensive, everyday materials. Precision in construction and measurement are emphasized, as well as re-design to improve the quality of data. Activity theme areas include instrumentation, observation, and satellite engineering. The activities are aligned with National Science and Mathematic Education Standards. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Space science
 
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In this curriculum, students can participate in a student-directed, authentic research project that will allow them to investigate Mars using an image they target using the Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) camera onboard the Mars Odyssey spacecraft. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum, Guide for instructor
Subject: Space science
 
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This six-unit curriculum consists of an educator?s guide accompanied by videos, one for each unit. It uses gamma-ray burst science to teach various standards-aligned topics in science and mathematics that illustrate the scientific process. Lesson plans, handouts for both teachers and students, and standards-alignment information are provided for each unit. This curriculum was developed by the Educational ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum, Lesson plan
Subject: Space science
 
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This series of curriculum support materials and classroom activities explores how our understanding of the nature of the Universe has changed during the past 100 years. Students examine the process of science through the stories of the people and the discoveries that caused our understanding to evolve from a static universe to a Universe whose expansion is accelerating. The series illustrates the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum, Journal article
Subject: History and philosophy of science, Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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This tactile experience aims to enhance or assess the students? knowledge of the characteristics of comets. After engaging in some opportunities to gather background knowledge about comets through readings and online interactives, students will reach into a series of boxes with their hands (without looking) and feel different types of materials. Then students will describe what characteristic of a ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Curriculum, Lesson plan, Presentation / Demo, Webcast - audio, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Space science
 
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