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This page of Nine Planets highlights details about the planet Mercury. Information includes planet diameter, mass, distance from the Sun, orbit, and mythology. Also covered are composition, surface features, atmosphere and magnetic field data, and the results of exploration spacecraft. The site provides links to images, movies, and more Mercury facts. Unanswered questions about the planet are also ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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This web article is a March 2000 report from Why Files about the risk of a catastrophic impact from space objects such as asteroids and comets. It cites a presentation at a national scientific meeting, which stated that asteroid impacts over the past 10,000 years had a hand in shaping the climate and the nature of civilization itself. Why Files staff interviewed seven scientists, both pessimists and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Index / Bibliography, Report
Subject: Natural hazards, Policy issues, Space science
 
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This lesson plan is part of the Center for Educational Resources (CERES), a series of web-based astronomy lessons created by a team of master teachers, university faculty, and NASA researchers. Students work as NASA scientists to make repeated observations of our Sun and the planets to determine their rotation rates. This lesson contains expected outcomes for students, materials, background information, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Space science
 
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This page contains details about the planet Earth. Information includes planet diameter, mass, distance from the Sun, orbit, and mythology. Also covered is planet composition, surface features, atmosphere and magnetic field data, temperature on planet, and data on its satellite: the Moon. Links are provided to more images, movies, and information about the Earth and Moon. This site discusses unanswered ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Space science
 
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This timeline chronicles the history of space science and astronomy, and places it in the broader context of the history of society and technology. It begins in 13000 B.C. with the arrival of humans in America, and ends in 2003. Links to additional material on certain topics and persons are embedded in the text. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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This section of the Windows to the Universe web site provides information and images about Mercury including detailed information about this planet, space science, planetary geology, Mercury's atmosphere, Mercury's formation, the magnetosphere, and myths. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective of this project is to develop ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Chemistry, Physics, Space science
 
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This lesson introduces the heliocentric theory of Copernicus, the ideas behind it and the explanations which it displaced. A discussion of retrograde motion of planets helps the students understand the logic underlying the ideas of both Ptolemy and Copernicus. It explains the observed motion of the planets and the concept of retrograde motion. Students will understand how Hipparchus and Ptolemy explained ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: History and philosophy of science, Space science
 
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This database contains information on confirmed impact structures around the world. A series of interactive maps, one for each continent, shows the locations of impact structures. Users can roll their mouse over the locations to see structure names and click on them to access physical information such as location (latitude and longitude), diameter, age, maps, photos, cross-sections (where available), ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Space science
 
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This story explains how the Hubble Space Telescope was used to assist scientists in finding natural resources on the Moon. This information can be used to introduce the idea of using reflected light to identify different materials on the Moon's surface. This selection is an adaptation of the HubbleSite press release: NASA's Hubble Looks for Possible Moon Resources. The article is from the Amazing ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This clearinghouse features an extensive selection of maps, imagery, news articles, and other Earth science resources. Highlights include an interactive map of meteor impact structures, an interactive map showing the highest points in the 50 states, and a state-by-state directory of imagery, maps, and links to geological information. There are also listings for imagery for U.S. cities and the continents, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Glossary, Ref. material, Journal article, Clearinghouse
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology, Hydrology
 
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