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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 contains astrobiology news and links about: astrochemistry, bioinformatics, biosatellites, gravitational biology, hydrothermal vent communities, genomics, astropaleobiology, radiation physiology, the search for exterrestrial intelligence (SETI), extremophiles, exopaleontology, cell biology, evolution, planetary protection, and space medicine. There are also links to NASA TV and video feeds, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material, Clearinghouse
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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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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This online magazine offers news articles on topics including: the search for extrasolar planets that resemble Earth; mapping the dark matter of the cosmos; black holes; current space missions; the relation between the magnetic cycles of the Sun and climate change on Earth; and the discovery of stars made of new matter denser than nuclear matter. There is also a daily update describing the night sky, ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Periodical, Email lists
Subject: Climatology, Physics, 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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Planetary scientists have identified water ice and anomalously dark deposits within permanently shadowed regions at Mercury's north pole. This resource features data collected by NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft, which pinpoints extremely cold regions where ice has been found on or below the surface. Scientific illustrations and videos provide additional documentation and explanation regarding the new ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Illustration - scientific, Video
Subject: Chemistry, 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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