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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Reading and Writing About the Solar System

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Utilizing the classic Magic School Bus series, young scientists explore the solar system. Some excellent worksheets are included in this plan, such as Planet Roll Call and Solar System in Motion. This is an ambitious 5-day unit that...
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Science Lesson for Grade 12

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders perform dihybrid crosses and calculate phenotype and genotype ratios. In this series of science lessons, 12th graders explain the process of anodizing aluminum. They research on the benefits and harm caused by resonance...
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The Life & Death of Stars

For Teachers 4th - 8th
This video takes up where the other video in this series leaves off. Discussing what the color of stars mean and where they come from, the narrator describes the nature of red giants, white dwarfs, blues, and stars like our warm, yellow...
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Parallax in Observing Stars

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Parallax is the apparent change of an object determined by the line of sight. Sal defines the concept of parallax and applies it to how we determine the relative distance between us and near-by stars. He draws a diagram to illustrate...
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Tell Me Why: Stars Twinkle

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Do you know why stars twinkle? You will after watching this clip from "Tell Me Why." A top astronomer explains that stars twinkle because of the earth's imperfect atmosphere. Each imperfection or irregularity cause the light from the...
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Birth of the Universe, Part 3/4

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Part three of this four-part series on the origins of the universe describes the radiation that can be heard in static radio signals and the other amazing remnants left today that were around at the time the universe was born. Stars,...
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Galaxies, Part 2 of 3

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Part two of this three-part series asks us to think what life would be like if we lived in a binary star system. We are also introduced to black holes and Einstein's theory of relativity. A great clip shown in its three-part entirety or...
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Nebula and Star Birth

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Travel to the giant nebula 9GC3603 with Dr. J. He'll take you along and explain what astronomers have found in this distant arm our of own Milky Way Galaxy. Gorgeous images of star birth, clusters, and a blue super giant are shown. This...
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The Beauty Of Stars Being Born

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Deep in the Orion Nebula, stars are forming all the time. Not only that, but proplets or proto-planetary disks are forming as well. Some of the stars could become warm enough and large enough to cause the protoplanets to become new...
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Discoveries about our Sun

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learn how sun spots observed by Galileo sparked interest in the sun that continues today. Sun spots, solar wind, new discoveries, and space exploration of the sun are all covered in this informative video. This clip would be a great...
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Wild Constellations

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine the various constellations they can see at night. After listening to an expert speak, they discover how the Earth rotates and how that affects the constellations. To end the lesson, they make a representation of their...
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Glowing Constellations

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students conduct their research to creating an artistic image that shows what their constellation represents. They demonstrate their ability to represent data in their own artistic manner. Afterward, they recognize constellations both...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009

For Students 9th - 12th
Junior geologists address 50 multiple choice questions and 35 short answer questions about the earth system. Plenty of visuals are included for interpretation: diagrams, graphs, maps, photographs, laboratory setups, weather symbols, and...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2010

For Students 9th - 12th
Every topic under the sun is covered in this New York State Regents High School Examination. With the focus of earth science, participants answer 85 quesitons about the solar system, geologic time, rocks and minerals, landforms, and...
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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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Constellations

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate the concept of the constellations using many different resources to find information. Then students use the information in order to construct models of the constellations that show the magnitude of their size and...
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How Are Stars Like People?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A beautifully written lesson plan delves into a beautiful topic: stellar population. Engage aspiring astronomers with activities that examine human populations and then transition onto the stars of the universe. Data and photographs for...
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The Battle for Ultimate Power

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners gain an understanding of how the powers of 10 and scientific notation can be used to represent the scale of things in the universe. They relate the number of stars in the universe to the number of grains of sand on Earth's beaches.
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Stars Lab

For Students 9th - 11th
After making a list of top 10 brightest stars, your class will learn to classify the colors of the hottest and coolest stars.  The spectral classes will help with understanding of nuclear fusion and the life of a star.
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Astronomy Jeopardy

For Teachers 9th
There are 5-point level questions available for each of the categories in this Jeopardy game.  The categories are the main topics within astronomy; stars, galaxies, the sun, planets, meteors etc. The game is logically set up and clear to...
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Time Lapse of Winter Scene

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Winter scenes are displayed one after another with elements of time-lapse showing clouds moving and stars coming out, all to the tune of a lovely piano. Rainbows and sunrises are also displayed. This is a soothing video that is very...
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SDO Shines Light on the Sun

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The sun has a huge affect on our planet. NASA scientists are using amazing new technologies to better understand solar flares, space weather, and their effects on Earth. Watch and learn all about space weather produced by the sun and the...
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The Universe - Secrets of The Sun 2/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Where did our sun come from? Scientists believe that the sun and our solar system was born from a supernova. Part two of this five-part series explains the sun's plasma, magnetic field, sunlight, and something called flux ropes. This is...
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Red Shift: Measuring Distance in Space

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learn about gamma rays and red shift, what they are, what they mean, and how scientists use them to measure distances between objects in space. This clip explains how important red shifted gamma rays are to science and how illusive they...