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An Introduction to GPS

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
GPS is a technological tool that has become available for use by the general public. Navigate the components and science involved in this remote sensing system. Here is a comprehensive collection of slides that would be valuable to share...
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Weather Forecasting

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
According to the Farmers' Almanac, the weather will be nice today. Class members examine how weather forecasting plays a part in their lives with a resource that provides information on the history of forecasting, from using cloud...
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Unit VIII Worksheet 5: Circular Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
Seven problems send physics stars out of this world! Challenge learners to calculate centripetal force, time to complete revolutions, circular speed, and acceleration. They also are asked to explain scenarios and draw a force diagram for...
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Mission Complete, Houston

For Students 4th - 8th
It was a bittersweet event when the space shuttle Atlantis touched down for the last time on July 21, 2011. Space science learners read an article about this event in The New York Times and then write answers to who, what, where, when,...
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Unit VIII: Worksheet 4 - Central Force

For Students 9th - 12th
Send physics learners into orbit by assigning this seven-problem worksheet. They will calculate the mass of a satellite, construct a force diagram, determine the radius of the orbit, and more. Physics worksheets can become wearisome, but...
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Dry Season and 'Green' Season in Costa Rica

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars explore the seasonal changes in Costa Rica.  In this dry season lesson plan students use the Internet to locate science data then generate data for precipitation.
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Lesson 6: Crowded Skies

For Teachers 5th - 12th
This is a treasure-trove of multimedia resources to help your scholars analyze transportation methods. They discuss different forms of movement, utilizing several infographics to spur conversation deeper and get visual learners engaged....
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Orbital path of Landsat

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers comprehend how Landsat satellites orbit teh Earth to produce images. They comprehend the elliptical path of satellites. Students recognize that a different orbital path is needed for different satellites to perform their...
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Remote Sensing and Landsat Satellite Imagery

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students comprehend how satellites use remote sensing to produce images. They use supervised classification with Landsat images. Students recognize that the earth's surface has different basic land surfaces that reflect/emit different...
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GPM: Too Much, Too Little

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
This little video helps earth science learners understand the importance of recording precipitation patterns and forecasting where and when the next extreme events may occur. Various meteorologists share Global Precipitation Measurement...
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Orbits Worksheet #2

For Students 9th - 12th
Brief, but beneficial, this resource draws space scientists into the orbit of a moon around its planet. Assignees answer five multiple choice style questions using a diagram of the planet, the moon's orbit, its focal points, and the...
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Our Solar System

For Students 7th - 9th
In this space science instructional activity, students use the clues at the bottom of the sheet to solve the crossword puzzle on our solar system. They identify the different planets and their location in relation to the sun.
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils investigate and demonstrate the science behind the development of tornadoes.
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Technology at Work 2

For Teachers K - 5th
Students discover the positive and negative effects of technology. In this technology lesson, students give examples of technology advances from the past few years. Students get into groups and debate whether a particular item has hurt...
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Spies That Fly

For Students 7th - 10th
In this spy aircraft worksheet, students watch a video about unmanned aerial vehicles and other aircraft used by the military and answer 20 questions.
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Reflections on Earth: Exploring Planet Earth from Space

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine satellite images of Earth and contrast images at different scales. For this exploring Earth from space lesson plan, students use satellite images to contrast images at different scales, calculate distances from the scale...
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Flight Paths of Orbiting Satellites

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students examine the path a satellite follows as it orbits the earth. In this space science lesson, students use a globe as they illustrate a satellite in its orbital plane, then plot points on the satellite's path on the globe to see...
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Moon Crash

For Students 6th - 8th
In this moon crash worksheet, students research information about the moon. In a given scenario, students decide which emergency supplies to take in order to survive on the moon.
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Birds on the Move

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars observe the migrational path of the Swainson's Hawk from northern Minnesota to the southern portion of South America. They study the migratory path of the hawk and observe how the vegetation in a particular region of the...
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Scientist Tracking Network

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students correlate surface radiation with mean surface temperature of several geographic regions. They observe how these parameters change with latitude and construct an understanding of the relationship of solar radiation to seasonal...
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The Universe

For Students 6th - 8th
In this space science worksheet, students use the clues given at the bottom of the sheet to complete the crossword puzzle relating to the universe. There are 16 clues to solve in the puzzle.
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Earth, Moon, Mars Balloons

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers demonstrate size and orbits of Earth, Moon, and Mars. In this space science lesson plan, students will use balloons to show how the size and distance between the planets and satellite compare.
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Hot air Balloons

For Teachers K - 12th
Students study how hot air balloons were created and the different types there are.  In this density and lift lesson students build their own hot air balloon.
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Sputnik

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students study Sputnik and what it looks like.  In this Sputnik lesson plan students complete several activities while in groups.