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What Do You Know About Astronomy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Develop an understanding of the universe. Learners answer 10 multiple choice questions about several topics in astronomy. Questions contain information about the age of the universe, gravitational attraction, galaxies, planets and comets...
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Following the Trail of Evidence

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
One important skill in analyzing scientific evidence is identifying facts versus opinions. Scholars identify pieces of evidence from the film The Day the Mesozoic Died and then discuss this evidence in small groups at the end of each act...
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Distribution of Elements in Earth’s Crust

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do scientists know the difference between a meteorite from space and a regular rock from the earth? Scholars read a passage and answer comprehension questions about the creation of the solar system. They extrapolate the main ideas to...
5:16
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The Life Cycle of a Neutron Star

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
From supernova to neutron star ... what's next? A video presentation describes a neutron star and its life in the universe. Learners then answer questions online to asses their understanding.
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Zombie Stars Discovered!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The walking dead of the sky have been discovered! As a recent discovery, much is yet to be determined, but it is clear zombie stars do exist. An episode of a larger solar system playlist explains how a special supernova leaves behind...
3:24
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Extreme Hypothetical Stars

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
They should exist ... but do they really? Scientists use what they know to predict what should and should not exist. An installment of a larger solar system series looks at the scientific prediction of different stars that have yet to be...
5:32
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It's Official: Life Could Survive on Enceladus

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have researchers found life on another planet? Maybe not, but possibly on one of Saturn's moons! A spacecraft has verified the presence of water on Enceladus as well as other life-supporting compounds. The episode of a solar system...
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A New, Bubbly Origin Story for the Solar System

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The truth is, we still don't know the origin story of our solar system. Each theory has supporting and competing evidence, making it difficult for people to accept just one. The installment of a solar system series discusses a new theory...
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Supernova Chemistry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
By measuring the wavelength, frequency, and intensity of electromagnetic radiation, scientists determine the temperature, density, and composition of far away items. Scholars rotate through ten lab stations using a spectroscope at each...
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Stacked Ball Drop

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can you get a golf ball to bounce 28 feet high? The video demonstrates the impressive bounce of a stacked ball drop. After explaining the physics of the ball drop and bounce, the video relates it to supernovas. The science content comes...
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Binary and Multiple Stars

For Students 6th - 12th
Twinkle, twinkle little star(s)? Many of the stars above us are not alone! The narrator in the video explains the delicate balance present in binary and multiple star systems. Pupils learn about stars that orbit one another—and even...
12:16
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High Mass Stars

For Students 6th - 12th
It's better to burn out than fade away! Viewers experience the birth of neutron stars and supernovae in a video that explains the life cycle of high mass stars. Learners see the conditions needed to produce these events, as well as the...
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Our Community's Place Among the Stars

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
But isn't the Milky Way a candy bar? Lead a detailed discussion on the complex topic of our solar system and the Milky Way Galaxy as the class explores stellar evolution, structure, and investigates the relationship between luminosity...
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The Stars

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Three astronomy activities in one resource! Here you will find one hands-on activity, one demonstration, both with discussion questions, and one activity worksheet. During these lessons young scientists discuss how stars are different,...
4:42
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How to Detect a Supernova

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
While a star explodes every second or so in the observable universe, we can't observe a supernova in its first moments. Discover the fascinating science behind how astronomers and physicists are attempting to detect supernovas early with...
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Star Facts

For Teachers 4th
Throughout the elementary grades students explore the galaxy. This simple presentation listing the types of stars could be used as a quick review of the information students have learned. It could be augmented with additional information.
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Supernova Chemistry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using spectroscopes, high school astronomy, physics, or chemistry learners observe emission spectra from several different sources. This stellar NASA-produced lesson plan provides terrific teacher's notes and a student handout. Make sure...
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The Milky Way

For Students 6th - 12th
Where does Earth fit in the grand scheme of things? Find out in an intriguing video filled with facts and beautiful images! Learners journey to the center of the Milky Way to discover how our galaxy works. The narrator describes the...
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Where Does Gold Come From?

For Students 9th - 12th
Gold comes from rocks, but rocks can't produce gold—so where does it really come from? The video presents two competing theories of where gold comes from and how it is produced. 
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The Life Cycle of a Star

For Students 7th - 10th
In this stars activity, students read about the different stages in the life cycle of a star. Then students complete 3 short answer questions.
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Lifecycle of a Star

For Students 6th - 8th
In this space science instructional activity, students complete each statement with the correct word or phrase that related to the life-cycle of a star. Then they list the correct order of a stars life cycle. Students also define...
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Earth And Beyond

For Students 5th - 10th
In this earth and space activity, students identify and locate vocabulary terms and names related to earth and space sciences. There are 53 words located in the puzzle.
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Measure the Age of Ancient Cosmic Explosions

For Teachers 11th - 12th
New ReviewSupernova explosions mark the end of a star's life. Guide the class through an investigation that uses data to calculate the age of a supernova remnant. Using provided data and online software, they analyze data to determine the radius...
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Measuring the Age of the Universe

For Teachers 11th - 12th
New ReviewJust when is the universe's birthdate? Pupils use previously collected spectra data to find the redshift and radial velocity of supernovas. They then calculate the distance before finally creating a Hubble diagram. Finally, individuals...