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This activity is an interactive word find game with words related to comets and NASA's Comet Nucleus Sample Return mission. Accompanying text and pictures describe what comets are and why we are interested in them. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This activity includes fun facts about Pluto, including graphics and facts about Pluto and Charon. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This activity shows participants how to make a Super Sound Cone from paper. With it they can hear sounds that cannot be picked out with "naked ears." They will also learn how the big antennas of the Deep Space Network function to hear "sounds" from faraway spacecraft. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This classroom activity provides an explanation and kinesthetic activity to demonstrate how Earth's atmosphere distorts starlight and how advanced telescope technology (adaptive optics) is used to compensate for this distortion. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This playground demonstration (using a merry-go-round) shows angular momentum and why rockets are launched in a certain direction and at a certain time. From a moving merry-go-round, participants attempt to throw small balls into a basket on the ground. It includes an explanation, with animated graphics. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This activity is related to gravity and the LISA (Laser Interferometer Space Antenna) mission. Like a sixth sense, detecting gravity waves will give us a whole new way to see the universe. Provides an easy explanation of gravitational waves, with a link to an interactive crossword using the new vocabulary words. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This module involves making a mobile of galaxies. Pattern and instructions are included. It introduces the different shapes of galaxies and their nomenclature. The Space Place is an educational NASA site for children and adults with activities and facts related to the exploration of space. Some activities are computer-interactive and many are real-world-interactive. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This resource explains the concept of constellations, with an activity to make a Star Finder origami-type toy. It includes 12 Star Finder patterns to print, color, and fold, each with a star chart for that month. Also, this activity explains in simple language the difference between astrology and astronomy. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This hands-on, food preparation activity is designed to familiarize children with asteroids: what they are, where they orbit, how they formed, what they look like (making mashed potato mixture look like an asteroid), and why we care about them. Introduces NASA's Deep Space 1 mission that flew very close to Asteroid Braille. The Space Place is an educational NASA site for children and adults with activities ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This module of the Space Place Web site is an interactive game in which players must decide on appropriateness of items to take on a long trip to Mars. Players must consider effects of zero gravity, limited electrical power, etc. It explains what NASA is doing to explore Mars and why. The Space Place is an educational NASA site for children and adults with activities and facts related to the exploration ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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