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This is a hands-on demonstration of the communication path between the Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE) satellite and a scientist on Earth, where students play the parts of various satellites, ground stations, and science centers. The module includes a Java applet animation of the Satellite data flow and background information on the various communication links. The purpose of this lesson plan ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Technology
 
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This teacher-directed demonstration provides a conceptual understanding of latent heat. Using the example of a chemical hand warmer, students learn about phase changes from liquid to solid and from solid to liquid and observe that one of these phase changes releases heat while the other requires heat to be added. These concepts are then reinforced in a demonstration which involves heating water and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Atmospheric science, Chemistry, Physics
 
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In this activity, students construct a "comet" from ingredients similar to those found in actual comets. They will learn about the behavior of a real comet by observing their model as the dry ice sublimates, and understand the concept of scale as they compare the size of their model to the size of a real comet. A list of materials and instructions are provided. This activity can be performed as a ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Space science
 
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This kinesthetic science activity reintroduces participants to three states of matter (solid, liquid, gas), and introduces them to a fourth state of matter, plasma, and its connection to the Sun. It also demonstrates how the addition of energy can transform matter from one state to another. The activity reviews common examples of matter in each state, like liquid water and water ice, oxygen and carbon ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal, General public
Resource type: Field activity, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Space science
 
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In this video, Dr. Michelle Thaller, of the Spitzer Science Center, uses an infrared camera to demonstrate what our world would look like if you could see infrared radiation. Dr. Thaller explores everyday items such as ice cream and hairdryers in the infrared, and brings an infrared camera to the Los Angeles Zoo. The Pasadena Fire Department demonstrates that infrared light can see through smoke-filled ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Video
Subject: Space science
 
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This is a lesson about the formation of plasma bubbles in Earth's ionosphere. Plasma bubbles cause stars to twinkle and radio signals from satellites to distort. Learners will build a model ionosphere in order to demonstrate and understand this process. This activity requires special materials including a laser pointer and silicon-based glue. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Atmospheric science, Space science
 
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Students will create a three-dimensional model from a two-dimensional topographic map. They will use the model to trace the path that a water droplet takes across the watershed and into the watercourse, and will describe the relationship between the physical features of the watershed and the location of human activities. Resources needed vary, depending on the kind of model that is to be build, but ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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This demonstration shows that an increase in temperature will speed up the water cycle. One outcome will be an increase in rainfall. A second outcome will be the increase in total evaporation of water and subsequent drought. Materials required include two aquariums, plastic wrap, 2 clamp lamps with 60 watt light bulbs, pebbles and rocks, modeling clay, blue food coloring, and water. Student worksheets, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Climatology, Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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In this problem-based learning activity, students are presented with the scenario that they are representatives of an organization that is tasked with evaluating the potential effects of a warming climate on New England forests. Student worksheets, teacher guide, and assessment rubric are included. The resource is part of Forests: A Sticky Situation, from the lesson series The Potential Consequences ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Climatology, Ecology
 
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In this activity, student teams identify the locations of coral reefs around the world, examine infrared satellite images of the Earth, and research the impacts that are threatening the survival of coral reefs. Each team creates a short oral presentation describing the coral reef they have researched. Students then plot on a composite map the locations where coral bleaching is occurring. Student worksheets, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Climatology, Ecology, Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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