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This is an activity during Solar Week, a twice-yearly event in March and October during which classrooms are able to interact with scientists studying the Sun. Outside of Solar Week, information, activities, and resources are archived and available online at any time. This is an activity about telling time using the Sun. Learners will create a solar shadow tool and use it to chart changes in the Sun's ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This is an activity about time. Learners will construct a pocket sundial to determine the time of day by using the shadow of a string cast on the dial and will observe the changing position of the shadow as the Sun appears to move across the sky. This is Actividad 2.5 of the Spanish-language El Universo a sus Pies, which is available for purchase. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This is a lesson plan for several related activities about the Sun. Learners will observe how a candle flame is like the Sun, brainstorm why the Sun is needed and how energy from the Sun is used, construct a Sun-Earth scale model illustrating both size and distance, and build and use a small solar oven. The scale model activity requires a straight-line distance of 55 meters to show the Sun-Earth size ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This is an activity about observing sunset positions. Learners will observe the position of sunset over the course of two to three months, at minimum, or up to a year, at maximum, and discuss results and predict future sunset locations. This is Actividad 2.3 of the Spanish-language El Universo a sus Pies, which is available for purchase. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Illustration - artistic
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This is a lesson plan for an activity illustrating the reasons for the seasons. Learners predict sunrise, noon, and sunset positions on the dates of the equinoxes and solstices, observe these positions in a planetarium, plot their data on graphs, and make further observations and predictions using a light to represent the Sun and the positions of pins on a styrofoam ball to represent various locations ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This is an activity that uses numerical information to help dispel the prior conception that distance from the Sun causes the seasons on Earth. Learners will examine two images of the Sun, taken six months apart, measure the apparent diameter of the Sun over the course of twelve months, calculate the approximate Earth-Sun distance for each observation, and graph the data. This is Actividad 2.6 in ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan, Illustration - scientific
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This article explains the role of the tilt of Earth's axis on seasonal changes. An accompanying exploration dispels the commonly held misconception that distances between the sun and Earth are a factor. The article is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Environmental science
 
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In this activity, participants choose a science story theme from a provided list and provide parts of speech as indicated. The program inserts the words into the story script, produces a completed story and provides related science facts. The activity is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This is a kinesthetic activity about the rotation of the Moon. Learners act out the rotation and revolution motions of Moon around the Earth to illustrate that the Moon rotates once in the same amount of time as it orbits the Earth once, called synchronous rotation. This is Actividad 1.5 of the Spanish-language El Universo as sus Pies, which is available for purchase. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Presentation / Demo, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This gallery features satellite images and photographs of Earth including the whole Earth, our moon, ocean, weather, volcanoes and geography. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science
 
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