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Research in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas all point to the same conclusion: climate change is causing the world's glaciers to melt at an increasingly rapid pace. It is a phenomenon that may prove catastrophic for the millions of people in the world who depend on ice melt for their fresh water supply. This transcript of a broadcast story from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty summarizes the ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Report
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science
 
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Information is provided about water concerns and issues in the Middle East. The material includes several articles about water policy in the region, where many countries suffer from water shortages. The scarcity of water is used as a political issue and lever, particularly as population growth has historically expanded to the limits of the scarcest available resource. In the Middle East, this resource ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Map, Report
Subject: Human geography, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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This summary of the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was compiled to describe the current state of understanding of the climate system as it was when the document was written in 2001. It provides estimates of the climate system's projected future evolution and the uncertainties associated with these projections. The report includes information on expected changes ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Abstract / Summary
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology, Environmental science
 
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This card game is based on the Fermi mission. Players compete to be the first to build the Fermi satellite and use it to observe five astronomical targets. Eighty-six custom-designed cards contain information on the various Fermi components, science and education teams, and astronomical objects. In Stage I, the players build their satellite by collecting component and "experience points" cards, and ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Project
Subject: Space science
 
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Black Holes: From Here to Infinity is a 6-page illustrated brochure that answers the eight most frequently asked questions about black holes. It was developed by the Education and Public Outreach group at Sonoma State University, with funding from the EXIST mission concept study and the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST) mission. It is available in both English and Spanish and is part of ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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This exhibit uses text and images to portray human views of the universe, and how they have evolved over time. In recognition of the International Year of Astronomy, the exhibit includes six two-sided panels that feature key astronomical discoveries from the past 400 years. The exhibit also highlights the technological advancements that made these discoveries possible. For example, in turning his ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Photograph
Subject: History and philosophy of science, Space science
 
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In this episode of Space Pace Live, the kids interview a cartoon version of the GOES satellite Deputy Project scientists, Andre Dress. Andre works at NASA?s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. He talked with Kate and Kyro about the new GOES-O (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites) weather satellite as it was being prepared for launch. NASA Space Place Web site for kids ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Video, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Atmospheric science, Space science, Technology
 
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This model airplane is designed to resemble the Swift bird, which conveys information about NASA?s Swift gamma-ray burst Explorer mission. Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Project
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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In this Engineering Design Challenge activity, participants use balloons to investigate how a two-stage rocket, like that used in the IBEX mission, can propel a satellite to a specific orbit. Participants will construct a two-stage balloon that will be required to reach a particular location on the balloon track, simulating the proper orbit to be reached by the IBEX satellite. This activity is adapted ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Space 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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