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Take Your Class to the Moon

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Get your kids talking about our lunar neighbor with these hands-on lessons.
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Engineering Lessons Adapted for Special Education

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Modifying engineering lessons from NASA makes them accessible to a wider variety of learners.
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Return to the Moon

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students react to statements about space exploration, then read a news article about plans to resume manned flights to the moon. In this space science and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and...
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Suited for Space

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A fantastic lesson on survival in outer space should excite your learners! Pupils explore the challenges that living, working, and surviving in space elicit. They focus on the spacesuit itself; how it protects astronauts, and enables...
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Edible Rovers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The good thing about building this rover is you get to eat it afterwards. Pairs determine rover parts they want to include in their design based upon their cost and usefulness. The teams design their rovers, build them from edible...
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Mars Rover: Opportunity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What did the Mars Rover Opportunity find as it landed on the Martian surface? Opportunity sent amazing and highly informative images back to NASA that has enabled scientists to better understand the Martian landscape. This clip is sure...
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Finding Dinosaurs

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explorer Evan hosts this episode of "Our World" as he describes what a paleontologist does and how NASA helps these scientists work using remote sensing. Perfect for your first through third graders, this five-minute video shows the many...
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The Art of Exoplanets

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This is a perfect clip for demonstrating how art, deductive reasoning, creative thinking, and sound scientific data work together. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has collected a lot of data on exoplanets but not exactly what they look...
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Hurricane Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the factors that influence hurricanes to develop.  In this hurricane lesson students research atmospheric trends that affect hurricanes and create a summary.
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Storm Clouds-- Fly over a Late Winter Storm onboard a NASA Earth Observing Satellite

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study cloud data and weather maps to explore cloud activity.  In this cloud data lesson students locate latitude and longitude coordinates and determine cloud cover percentages. 
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Creating Climographs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use satellite data to compare precipitation and surface temperatures on different islands.  In this satellite lesson students create graphs and explain the differences between weather and climate. 
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A Comparison Study of Water Vapor Data to Precipitation over North America

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students use NASA satellite data to compare water vapor over the United States.  In this data analysis lesson students use an Excel spreadsheet to map their data. 
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The LCROSS Mission

For Teachers 9th - 12th
True or false: Earth is the only body in our solar system with water. If you said true, perhaps you didn't hear about the LCROSS mission in which NASA crashed a probe into Earth's moon looking for water. Learn about the mission and its...
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International Space Station Tour #1

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Space stations are situated far out in space and astronauts actually live there. This is a really cool video providing learners with an astronaut-guided tour on the International Space Station. They'll see what it looks like, the tools...
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International Space Station Tour #2

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Complete your tour of the International Space Station with this part two video. Excite your class with the wonder of space travel and exploration in action. This station is currently in space and houses scientists from all over the...
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Beyond Einstein: Part II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Go deeper with the NASA program "Beyond Einstein" and discover the scientific foundations that are used along side observations to prove theories Einstein never dreamed of. This is part two of a two-part series on NASA's newest programs...
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Mars Exploration Rovers: Spirit and Opportunity

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Follow the Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity as they rocket into space and land on the Martian surface. This animated clip does not contain any narration but rather images of the Mars rover in action. For a fun activity, learners could...
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The Importance of Spacesuits

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Astronauts need to wear spacesuits, but why? Learn all about the type of clothing astronauts need when they work in the outer atmosphere. The design, use, and testing of these spacesuits are discussed in this short informative clip.
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What Do I Wear Out Here?

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify the components of a modular spacesuit.  In this astronaut clothing lesson, 1st graders discuss the importance of appropriate clothing for working in space.  Students define the term modular and explore an Internet...
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Great Lakes Snow Analysis Collaborative Network

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students interpret data on snow cover and analyze trend patterns. In this snow lesson students compare data and locate their school's GPS coordinates.
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Cloudy vs. Clear

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students analyze line plots. In this weather lesson using real NASA data, students discuss how weather affects the way the Earth is heated by comparing different line plots.
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Creating Impact Craters

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders simulate the creation of impact craters on Mars.Through the creation of model surfaces, the effects of an impacting object's mass, velocity and size are determined, and the features of the resulting crater are identified.
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The Right Ratio of Rest: Proportional Reasoning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students see how NASA scientists are studying the circadian timing system to improve astronaut's physical and mental tasks while working in space. They demonstrate how fractions, decimals, and percents are related.
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Ask a NASA Engineer

For Teachers K - 6th
Students develop questions to ask a NASA engineer to email them. After emailing the quesitons to the volunteer, the answers are sent to the class via the same method. To end the lesson, they formulate more questions and repeat the process.