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Space Based Astronomy
This NASA educator guide tells the story of why it is important to observe celestial objects from outer space and how to study the entire electromagnetic spectrum. It features a set of hands-on activities and demonstrations which can be performed by teachers to reinforce the concept that Earth's atmosphere interferes with the passage of electromagnetic radiation and to investigate the properties and uses of radiation throughout the electromagnetic spectrum.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for instructor
    • Module / Unit
Subject:
  • Physics
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
This publication is in the public domain and is not protected by copyright. Permission is not required for duplication.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-281
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
http://www.nasa.gov/