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Results 81 - 90 of 286 for 'mars AND (life OR colonize)' DLESE Reviewed Collection = DLESE Reviewed Collection <<  5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13  >>
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This is a set of two improv-style activites that encourage participants to participate in learning about living and nonliving things. Learners will get to know each other through an icebreaker activity and state their ideas and previous experience with living versus nonliving things. This will help prepare them to explore how scientists define and look for life in worlds beyond our own. It also includes ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, History and philosophy of science
 
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This is an activity about the discovery of water ice on Mars. Learners will create physical models using Earth samples to answer the question, "is it more likely that high altitude regions of Mars are composed of icy dirt (with ice filling the pore space of soils) or dirty ice (with dust sprinkled through a mostly icy surface)?" Included are teacher and student guides and a powerpoint with gamma ray ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, In-situ dataset
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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From our home planet to distant neutron stars, this narrated videotape presents recent scientific visualizations of observation and simulation data. We begin with a dramatic journey over SC99 host city Portland and its surroundings. Later explorations accompany the X-33 aerospace plane on its first test flight, witness Mississippi River flooding, and follow global life over 22 months. New views of ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Biology, Natural hazards, Biological oceanography, Space science, Technology
 
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How did the Moon form? The most favored theory - a cataclysmic impact on our planet - that has dominated scientific thinking for over a quarter of a century has always had its critics. But the final piece of the puzzle may just be in place. This radio broadcast considers new research that could offer the complete picture into the events that led to the creation of our moon. Analysis of moon rocks ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Radio broadcast
Subject: Space science
 
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These galleries provide links to images and pictures related to space exploration, astronomy, Earth, and the search for extraterrestrial life. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph
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In this activity, learners consider the requirements for human life beyond Earth's protection: air to breathe, plentiful food, shielding from ultraviolet light, power, etc. They then work in teams to design and construct a model of a space colony out of craft materials that would allow humans to survive the harsh environments of the Moon or Mars. Teams present their modules and colonies to one another ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This article commemorates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the landing of NASA's Viking I lander on the surface of Mars. The mission history and achievements of this lander and its successor, Viking II, are described in a brief account. Links to related topics are included. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material, Webcast - audio
Subject: Space science
 
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The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region?s leading resource for informal science education, and has a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities to help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. Exhibits include Gems and Minerals, Hall of Life, Space Odyssey, Prehistoric Journey, and various wildlife exhibits. There are ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Non-profit portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Structural geology, Natural hazards, Physics, Space science
 
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In this activity, students explore the importance of adequate sampling strategies when conducting a scientific investigation. They are tasked with determining the average temperature of the Earth, using data sets easily found on the Internet, and determine the kind and size of sample necessary to calculate a representative average. The resource includes a student data sheet and an authentic assessment ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Course, Visualization - scientific, In-situ dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Ecology, History and philosophy of science, Mathematics
 
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In this activity, students pose several hypotheses for what will happen if you continue heating or supplying energy to the hot and cold planet models (Mercury, Mars, Venus, and Earth) and then test their hypotheses using a spreadsheet based radiation balance model. The activity supports investigation of a real world challenge, experimenting with life support conditions for Mars at an Arctic outpost. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum, Visualization - scientific, In-situ dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Ecology, Space science
 
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