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In this demonstration, liquids of different density are mixed to demonstrate how the layers of the Earth were formed as the denser materials sank to the inner portion of the Earth with the less dense materials, such as our crust, remaining on top. A large transparent cup, 3 small cups, cooking oil, corn syrup, water and food coloring are required materials. The resource is part of the teacher's guide ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Geology, Physics
 
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Students become familiar with strike-slip faults, normal faults, reverse faults and visualize these geological structures using cardboard or a plank of wood, a stack of books, protractor, and a spring scale. The resource is part of the teacher's guide accompanying the video, NASA SCI Files: The Case of the Shaky Quake. Lesson objectives supported by the video, additional resources, teaching tips and ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Geology
 
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This is a presentation about the Sun. Learners will hear about its cycles, as well as important features like solar flares, prominences, coronal mass ejections, and magnetic loops. They will also be introduced to the impact the Sun's activity has on the Earth, including aurorae and potential issues surrounding global warming. This is a presentation intended for educators to use with an elementary ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Climatology, Space science
 
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This is a presentation about various features on the Sun created by magnetic activity. Learners will hear and read about sunspots, solar flares, and coronal mass ejections. Additionally, learners will hear about how and why current NASA missions are gathering more information about the Sun. This is a presentation intended for educators to use with a high school audience. Please note that this presentation ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This is a presentation about various features on the Sun created by magnetic activity. Learners will hear and read about sunspots, solar flares, and coronal mass ejections. Additionally, learners will hear about how and why current NASA missions are gathering more information about the Sun. This is a presentation intended for educators to use with a middle school audience. Please note that this presentation ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This material is a comprehensive educational resource for informal educators highlighting the major mission information and science background for the Interstellar Boundary Explorer mission, a Small Explorer Earth-orbiting spacecraft that is designed to map the distant boundary between the solar wind from our Sun and the interstellar medium. New for 2012, this material also includes a comprehensive ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This model demonstrates convection currents and uses water, food coloring, a cup of very hot water and a votive candle as heat sources. Movie clips of demonstration setup and convection in action are provided. This activity is supported by a textbook chapter, What Heats the Earth's Interior?, part of the unit, Energy Flow, in Global Systems Science (GSS), an interdisciplinary course for high school ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Geology, Physics, Space science
 
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Sea floor spreading is demonstrated using a model consisting of two classroom desks and an 8-foot strip of paper. Changes in polarity are indicated using a felt marker. The investigation supports material presented in chapter 3, "What Heats the Earth's Interior?" in the textbook Energy flow, part of the Global System Science (GSS), an interdisciplinary course for high school students that emphasizes ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Geology
 
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This demonstration allows students to visualize inversion in a fluid, explain it in terms of density, and apply the concept to weather systems and convection. Materials required include four Ehrlenmeyer flasks, two thin glass plates, a heat source, and food coloring. The investigation supports material presented in chapter 7, What Causes Thunderstorms and Tornadoes?, in the textbook Energy flow, part ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physics
 
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In this demonstration, an apple is used to help students visualize the relative amounts of land and water resources on the planet, and highlights the vulnerability of these resources we share. The apple is sectioned proportionately according to different categories of resources and land use. Questions are provided to guide a discussion. This activity is supported by a textbook chapter, One Global ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Physical geography, Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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