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This lithograph introduces users to the fact that the Solar System has an interstellar boundary called the heliosphere. It includes an interactive activity. Users can look at the diagram of the heliosphere on the front, read information about the heliosphere on the back, and then use the lithograph as part of a model of the heliosphere that uses water to represent solar wind. The lithograph also includes ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Abstract / Summary
Subject: Space science
 
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This interactive, web-based viewer lets student select a celestial object (planet, galaxy, etc.), then select a EM wavelength range to view it (e.g., visible, ultraviolet, infrared). Images are from various ground- and space-based telescopes. Also, background info is provided on the electromagnetic spectrum and different types of telescopes. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This activity includes pictures with detailed background information and short summaries of information accompanied by an image of an astronomical object. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This activity is an interactive word find game with words related to comets and NASA's Comet Nucleus Sample Return mission. Accompanying text and pictures describe what comets are and why we are interested in them. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This activity includes fun facts about Pluto, including graphics and facts about Pluto and Charon. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This activity shows participants how to make a Super Sound Cone from paper. With it they can hear sounds that cannot be picked out with "naked ears." They will also learn how the big antennas of the Deep Space Network function to hear "sounds" from faraway spacecraft. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This classroom activity provides an explanation and kinesthetic activity to demonstrate how Earth's atmosphere distorts starlight and how advanced telescope technology (adaptive optics) is used to compensate for this distortion. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This playground demonstration (using a merry-go-round) shows angular momentum and why rockets are launched in a certain direction and at a certain time. From a moving merry-go-round, participants attempt to throw small balls into a basket on the ground. It includes an explanation, with animated graphics. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This activity is related to gravity and the LISA (Laser Interferometer Space Antenna) mission. Like a sixth sense, detecting gravity waves will give us a whole new way to see the universe. Provides an easy explanation of gravitational waves, with a link to an interactive crossword using the new vocabulary words. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This module involves making a mobile of galaxies. Pattern and instructions are included. It introduces the different shapes of galaxies and their nomenclature. The Space Place is an educational NASA site for children and adults with activities and facts related to the exploration of space. Some activities are computer-interactive and many are real-world-interactive. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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