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This is a graphic novel history about NASA's search for life in the universe. It tells the story of some of the most important people and events that have shaped the NASA Exobiology and Astrobiology science. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Biology, History and philosophy of science
 
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In this field-based investigation, students survey vegetation and small animal diversity in a study plot. They calculate the biomass of different organisms, and create a habitat action plan based on their data. A student data sheet is included. This activity is supported by a textbook chapter, "Seeking Biodiversity," part of the unit Losing Biodiversity, in Global Systems Science (GSS), an interdisciplinary ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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Students work in teams to research and debate the following issues: protection of spotted owl habitat, ozone depletion, global warming, and acid rain. Each team is assigned a topic and given opposing statements by Al Gore and Rush Limbaugh as a starting point for their library research. The purpose of this activity is to improve students' reasoning and debating skills while raising their awareness ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Biology, Climatology
 
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This is a lesson about using analogues to look for life on other planets. Learners will use the results of previous lessons to write a scientific proposal to explore another planet or moon in our solar system for signs of life. This proposal should predict the types of energy and nutrients available to sustain life and describe equipment and instruments necessary for exploration and characterization ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Assessment / Evaluation, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, History and philosophy of science
 
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This is a website about microbiology. Learners may explore information about microorganisms, extremophiles and extreme habitats, as well as the ecology, diversity and evolution of micro-organisms. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Geologic time
 
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This is a lesson about the survival of humans in space. Learners will predict how human survival requirements are met by characteristics of our solar system and planet. They engage in an online Astronomy Training module in which they make changes to the astronomical conditions of our solar system and observe the effects of these changes on Earth. They then draw conclusions about which astronomical ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This is a lesson that sets up the final project for the Astronomy unit. Learners will research the requirements for human survival and analyze the planets and moons in our solar system to assess the ability of each to support human survival. The lesson models scientific inquiry using the 5E instructional model and includes teacher notes, prerequisite concepts, common misconceptions, student journal ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This is a lesson about finding habitable planets. Learners will use an online, multimedia module to simulate the techniques that scientists might use to find a star system and planet that meet the astronomical conditions required for human habitability. Students then summarize their learning from this unit in a final project. The lesson models scientific inquiry using the 5E instructional model and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This is a lesson about habitable planets. Learners will discuss what they know about the astronomical conditions of the planets they have found in earlier lessons and what they still need to know in order to determine if they are habitable to humans. They research possible methods for answering these questions and write a proposal on how and why their planet should be further researched. The lesson ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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The Maryland Science Center is working with formal education providers in local underserved schools around a combined project including an interactive exhibit, a Davis Planetarium program and associated Educator Workshops, and will provide outreach to the informal science education community to explore the subject of Astrobiology. Topics covered in both the exhibit and the Davis Planetarium program ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Case study, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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