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The science of astrobiology is concerned with the question of whether or not life exists on other planets. This educator's guide presents eight activities in which younger students investigate this question and explore topics related to the search for life beyond their own planet by using some of the same strategies that astrobiologists use. They will express their opinions on the existence of alien ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This educator's guide consists of nine sequential activities for younger students, in which they acquire content knowledge and conduct investigations to compare and contrast Mars and Earth. They will begin by examining images of the two planets, learn about the instruments used to make them, and use the knowledge they have gained by examining images of Earth to begin analyzing images of Mars. The ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Space science
 
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This educator's guide features eight activities in which younger students use brainstorming, observations, and experiments to learn about the Sun. They will begin by learning that light is our means of studying the Sun, use spectroscopes to separate white light into its component colors, and learn that there are other forms of light outside the visible spectrum. Then the students will conduct experiments ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Space science
 
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These environmental education pages are designed to help teachers help their students use the EEK! website. The teacher resources include nature and environmental education activities such as building a bird house, conducting a fish survey, planting trees, and observing wetland habitats. There are also instructional materials and links to environmental action projects. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity, Guide for instructor, Project
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This site, from the Miami Museum of Science, provides an overview of the basic scientific concepts behind a hurricane. A collection of projects allows students to build their own weather station. These include making a psychrometer to measure air humidity, wind spirals, chimes, a wind scale tool to measure wind speed, a wind scale streamer to measure wind direction, and a barometer and air pressure ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Atmospheric science, Natural hazards
 
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This online multidisciplinary project is part of the Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) program, which has developed internet activities for the elementary, middle, and high school level student. It utilizes both real time data and primary source materials to help guide students to discover the science and history of the Gulf Stream. Students investigate the driving forces ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Module / Unit, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Climatology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography, Policy issues
 
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This site is designed to engage students in grades 7-12 in activities that focus on collaboration and communication strategies. These activities will strengthen student understanding of and ability to use collaborative processes and communication practices to clarify, conceptualize, and make decisions. Students will compare the risks of varying courses of action that confront scientists and engineers. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Module / Unit, Project
Subject: History and philosophy of science, Policy issues, Space science
 
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This 2-3 week module, based on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Cassini mission to Saturn, uses the mission as a context for learning fundamental science/math concepts. It consists of six standards-based, constructivist lessons, enrichment activities, and supplemental material such as questions and answers, a glossary, and a chart of Cassini's position in the sky. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Module / Unit
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This Amazing Space lesson is an interactive card game which helps students learn the properties of comets, asteroids, and the Sun and planets. As students answer questions correctly about the solar system, they collect cards. Background information is provided for teachers. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This site provides a non-mathematical introduction to the magnetism of the Earth, the Sun, the planets and their environments, following an historical thread. It is also available in French, Spanish, and German. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Illustration - scientific, Glossary, Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, History and philosophy of science, Physics, Space science
 
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