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This curriculum includes ten missions and three exploration extensions that provide activities for up to a semester and focus largely on the space exploration theme. It is designed to engage students in hands-on inquiry based learning. It addresses science and technology standards, and specifically focuses on math content and process standards. Although other models will work, the curriculum is geared ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Space science
 
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This Web site includes over 50 individual Earth system science modules that faculty can select from to use in their courses or directly with their students. Online courses for school teachers are offered by colleges and universities across the United States as part of the NASA-NOAA-NSF-funded ESSEA Program (Earth System Science Education Alliance). The courses are structured as a collaborative experience ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Cryology, Ecology, Geology, Hydrology, Technology
 
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This fact sheet describes the Goldstone Apple Valley Radio Telescope (GAVRT) program. This educational program uses a 34-meter antenna for classroom radio astronomy observations via the Internet. It introduces students from elementary school through high school to the process of science with the goal of improving science literacy among American students. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Space science
 
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The hands-on activities in this educators guide lay the conceptual groundwork for understanding questions fundamental to the field of astrobiology. They enable students to examine the nature of life, what it requires, its limits, and where it might be found. Through these experiences, students learn ideas related to the search for extraterrestrial life. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Space science
 
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This collection of activities and resources for teaching astronomy and space science includes classroom-tested activities drawn from many sources,educator resource guides,articles on astronomy teaching and background information, and more. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Space science
 
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In this activity, students design and build scientific instruments to study the Sun using inexpensive, everyday materials. Precision in construction and measurement are emphasized, as well as re-design to improve the quality of data. Activity theme areas include instrumentation, observation, and satellite engineering. The activities are aligned with National Science and Mathematic Education Standards. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Space science
 
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In this curriculum, students can participate in a student-directed, authentic research project that will allow them to investigate Mars using an image they target using the Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) camera onboard the Mars Odyssey spacecraft. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum, Guide for instructor
Subject: Space science
 
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This is an activity about critical observation skills. Learners will receive an egg to record its features from various vantage points, illustrating their size, shape, and location. They will then try to identify and recognize the surface features of another group's egg. This allows them to look more carefully where variations are not immediately apparent. This is Activity C-7 of Universe at Your ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum
Subject: History and philosophy of science, Mathematics, Space science
 
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This is an activity about the Earth's revolution as it relates to the zodiac. Learners will role-play, acting as the revolving Earth and Sun, while others will hold signs of the 12 zodiac constellation names to form a circle around the Earth-Sun system. Then, they will model the motion of the Earth-Sun system during the year in order to visualize why the Sun appears to move into different constellations. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum
Subject: Space science
 
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This is an activity about safely observing the Sun. Learners will use a telescope or binoculars to collect sunlight and safely project it on a piece of paper, where they can detect sunspots. This is Activity G-1 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
Subject: Physics, Space science
 
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