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At this site, students can learn that chondrites containing tiny spheres called chondrules formed in the first several million years of our solar system's history and that the first rocks to condense in our solar system are known as calcium-aluminum inclusions, or CAIs, which can still be found in certain primitive meteorites. Students can watch an animation showing remaining particles within a solar ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Video, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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This activity teaches students about meteorites through observation of the Meteorite Sample Disk, which may be borrowed from NASA. The disk contains six labeled meteorites embedded in a 15-cm plastic disk. These pieces of asteroids represent the products of basic planetary processes: accretion, differentiation, volcanism, and impact cratering. The page includes a brief section with meteorite information, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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These lecture notes provide an introduction to igneous rocks. The notes cover information about characteristics of magmas, plutonic rocks, volcanic rocks, and textures of igneous rocks. There are several illustrations within the text. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology03/index.html Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Illustration - scientific
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This site is hosted by Reach Out! Michigan and contains over 150 Earth science lessons and activities organized by age group that can be done at home or in the classroom. The goals of this non-profit are to provide students with hands-on and discovery based learning experiences promoting scientific and mathematical literacy, to encourage students to explore career and post-high school opentions, and ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Educational portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science
 
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This page contains details about the planet Venus. Information includes planet mass, distance from the Sun, diameter, orbit, and mythology. Also covered is planet composition, surface features, atmosphere and magnetic field data, temperature on the planet, and results of exploration spacecraft. Includes links to images, movies, and additional facts. Discusses unanswered questions about Venus as well. ... 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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These six moon related activities are presented within six topic headings: observing the moon (including the phases), the origin of the moon, and tides. This is chapter six of the online book Eyes on the Sky, Feet on the Ground, an exploration into astronomy as a classroom tool for learning how to theorize, experiment, and analyze data. The activities are fully illustrated and contain detailed, step-by-step ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity
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 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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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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