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This is an activity about classifying planetary characteristics. Learners will analyze the provided information about each planet in order to make graphs and Venn diagrams. Then, using both, learners will identify similarities and differences of the planets in the Solar System. This is Activity C-11 as part of The Universe At Your Fingertips curriculum, available for purchase. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum, Illustration - scientific
Subject: Mathematics, Space science
 
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This is an activity about scale. Learners will use toilet paper squares as a standard measuring unit for a Solar System model and will determine the scaled distance between each planet using the data provided. This is Activity D-2 of Universe at Your Fingertips 2.0: A Collection of Activities and Resources for Teaching Astronomy DVD-ROM, which is available for purchase. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Curriculum, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Mathematics, Space science
 
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This is an activity about size and scale. Learners will use common objects to create a size and distance model of the Solar System, with a peppercorn representing the size of the Earth. Using paces or steps as a form of standard measurement, learners will then count the number of paces that are necessary between each planet or common object until a scale model is complete. The resulting model is approximately ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Curriculum, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Mathematics, Space science
 
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This is an activity about craters. Learners will toss rocks of varying sizes into a bin of flour and cocoa. By varying the size and speed of the rocks, learners will determine how the impactors affect the shape and depth of the resulting crater. This is Activity E-1 as part of The Universe At Your Fingertips curriculum, available for purchase on DVD. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Curriculum, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Mathematics, Space science
 
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This is an activity about comets. Depending on the grade level of learners, either the instructor or the learners will construct a model comet using dry ice, ammonia, dirt, corn syrup, and water. This is Activity E-2 of Universe at Your Fingertips 2.0: A Collection of Activities and Resources for Teaching Astronomy DVD-ROM, which is available for purchase. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Mathematics, Space science
 
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This is an activity about comet motion. Learners will cut out images of Halley's Comet, putting the images in sequential order to create a flip book demonstrating the comet's orbit around the Sun and the formation of the comet's tail near the Sun. This is Activity E-3 of Universe at Your Fingertips 2.0: A Collection of Activities and Resources for Teaching Astronomy DVD-ROM, which is available for ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Space science
 
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This is an activity about problem solving. Learners will discuss the crucial materials a four-person crew would need in order to live on the Moon, ranking them in terms of importance. This is Activity I-3 as part of The Universe At Your Fingertips curriculum, available for purchase on DVD. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Space science
 
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This is an activity involving science and creative writing. In groups, learners will develop their own list of the 12 most important tourist attractions the Solar System offers and make a travel brochure to explain their reasoning. This activity is best done at the end of a unit or set of lessons about our Solar System. This is Activity M-2 of Universe at Your Fingertips 2.0: A Collection of Activities ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum, Illustration - artistic
Subject: Space science
 
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This is an activity about light. Learners will make their own spectroscopes from easily obtainable materials and use prisms to observe different types of white light sources to see the colors that form the visible light spectrum. This is Activity 2 of the Sun As a Star afterschool curriculum. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Physics, Space science
 
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This is an activity about light and shadow. Learners will make outdoor sundials. They will use the sundial and the length of the shadow that is cast to explore the relationship between the size and position of the shadows and the position of the Sun in the sky. to measure the lengths of the shadows made directly by the Sun at various times. The activity requires access to a sunny outdoor location. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Mathematics, Space science
 
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