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This webcast features a panel of NASA scientists and engineers discussing the future of extrasolar planet research and the science behind a rare astronomical event: Venus crossing the Sun?s disk for about seven hours on June 8, 2004, an event not seen since 1882. The transit demonstrates a key technique being used to detect planets orbiting stars outside our Solar System. Just as Venus temporarily ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Webcast - audio
Subject: Space science
 
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This is an animated and narrated storybook about the Sun and its effects on Earth. Learners will read or hear about characteristics of the Sun and Earth that influence their interaction. Topics touched upon include star sizes, star life cycle, stellar core nuclear processes, plasma, solar flares, coronal mass ejections, solar wind, electromagnetic spectrum, Earth?s magnetosphere, and electromagnetic ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Ref. material, Webcast - audio
Subject: Space science
 
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This website presents the story of Comet LINEAR, which broke apart in 2000, revealing what many scientists thought all along - water in Earth's oceans could have come from outer space. The article discusses findings from the breakup of Comet LINEAR and the possibility of water in its composition. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material, Webcast - audio
Subject: Hydrology, Space science
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
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This site presents clues to suggest that liquid water once flowed on Mars - raising hopes that life could have arisen there - but the evidence remains inconclusive and sometimes contradictory. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material, Webcast - audio
Subject: Hydrology, Space science
 
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This is an online interactive about asteroid composition. Learners will explore how scientists learn about the composition of an asteroid by studying energy and neutrons that emanate from it. Includes audio (and transcription) explaining the diagram. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Webcast - audio
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This product illustrates how scientists learn about the composition of an asteroid by studying energy and neutrons that emanate from it. The Dawn spacecraft contains three instruments -- the Gamma Ray and Neutro Detector (GRaND), the Visible Infrared Spectrometer, and the Framing Camera -- that will provide answers to questions about the formation and evolution of the early solar system. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Informal, General public
Resource type: Computer activity, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Webcast - audio, Educational portal
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This product uses a collection of Hubble Space Telescope (HST) images of galaxies in the Coma Cluster, and engages students in an inquiry-based learning activity studying the evolution of galaxies in dense clustered environments. Students learn the basics of galaxy classification by making use of the HST images to discover a "morphology-density effect," and will then make hypotheses about the cause ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Video, Webcast - audio, In-situ dataset
Subject: Physics
 
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This is an annotated children's story about the Dawn mission to Vesta and Ceres in the asteroid belt. Learners will dissect the story for real and fictional objects and places in the solar system, and for those scientific concepts or processes that may be true. Support materials include the story with space for kids to illustrate, an audio recording of the story by the author and an extension activity. ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Illustration - artistic, Ref. material, Webcast - audio
Subject: History and philosophy of science, Space science, Technology
 
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Epo's Chronicles is a weekly web comic which takes place in the distant future. The comic follows a fictional storyline incorporating both recent and classic scientific discoveries from NASA missions while educating the reader. The primary goal of Epo's Chronicles is to teach space science in an engaging format. Accompanying each episode are explanatory notes and glossary entries to help explain the ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Presentation / Demo, Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Visualization - scientific, Webcast - visual, Glossary, Ref. material, Webcast - audio, Discussion / Forum, Message board, Search engine
Subject: Environmental science, History and philosophy of science, Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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