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This is an activity about science and pseudo-science. Learners will examine the validity of astrology by charting birth dates of U.S. presidents and by comparing horoscopes in different newspapers. After, students will attempt to identify their own horoscope from an unidentified list of daily predictions. This is Activity K-2 of Universe at Your Fingertips 2.0: A Collection of Activities and Resources ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum
Subject: Mathematics
 
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This is an activity about science and pseudo-science. Learners will examine the validity of astrology by charting birth dates of U.S. presidents and by comparing horoscopes in different newspapers. After, students will attempt to identify their own horoscope from an unidentified list of daily predictions. This is Actividad 11.2 as part of El Universo a Sus Pies, a Spanish-language curriculum, available ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum
Subject: Mathematics
 
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In this hands-on activity, students explore the relationship between angular width, actual size, and distance by using their finger, thumb and fist as a unit of angular measurement. They should learn to relate angular width to actual size using distance; quantify the relationship between angular width and distance; and understand why the Sun appears smaller from Pluto than from Earth. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Mathematics, Space science
 
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This lesson will guide students to an understanding of the appearance of graphed data, allowing them to determine how two parameters are correlated to one another. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Mathematics
 
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Students will use various objects in the classroom to experiment with nonstandard measurement. They will make estimates and test them out. Then, working in pairs or small groups, students will use a ruler or a measuring tape to become familiar with how to use these tools for standard linear measurement. The purpose of this activity is to practice making standard and non-standard measurement and to ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Glossary, Book - text
Subject: Environmental science, Mathematics
 
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Ships travelling between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie use the Welland Canal. Beginning with a conversation between characters Mathise, Geo, and Trig, they explain how a lock in the canal operates by gravity alone, without pumps. The characters use mathematics to solve problems such as how long the locks take to fill and how to express the volume and flow of water in more common terms (bathtubs of water ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Ref. material
Subject: Mathematics, Technology
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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This booklet is a collection of 15 problems that incorporate data from the Hinode solar observatory. These problems cover topics in sunspot structure, spectroscopy, solar rotation, magnetic fields, density and temperature of hot gases, and solar flares. The math skills covered include finding the scale of an image to determine actual physical sizes in images, time calculations, volumes of cylinders, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Problem set, In-situ dataset
Subject: Mathematics, Space science
 
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This inquiry-based math/science curriculum explores the conceptual tools which have enabled scientists and engineers to launch satellites like GLAST into space, and to make sense of the data received. In this curriculum, students will measure, scale, graph and problem solve, using examples derived from GLAST. They will compare quantities as orders of magnitude, become familiar with scientific notation, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Mathematics, Space science
 
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This activity gives an easy way for students to measure the relationship between distance and brightness. Once students discover the relationship, they can begin to understand how astronomers use this knowledge to determine the distances to stars and far away galaxies. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Mathematics, Space science
 
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This resource covers basic astronomy, Newtonian mechanics, the Sun and related topics (weather, electromagnetic waves, nuclear energy), and space flight. The material stresses space applications, history, and intuitive content, and includes a brief refresher course on algebra and trigonometry. It is also available in Spanish. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Glossary, Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Mathematics, Physics, Space science
 
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