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Celebrating Saturn and Cassini

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students use their notes from previous lessons to write a paper on Saturn or Cassini. They share their writings with the class. They discover how everyone has a different learning style.
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Cassini-Huygens: Mission to Saturn & Titan

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this science word search worksheet, students will find 12 words related to the Cassini-Huygens space mission. There are facts about the mission and Saturn around the outside of the word search.
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The Mysteries of Saturn and Cassini

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students examine photographs of Saturn and make observations. They develop questions they have based on viewing the photos. They work together to answer their questions.
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Lakes of Methane on Titan

For Students 9th - 12th
In this methane lakes worksheet, students read about the false-color synthetic radar map taken by the Cassini spacecraft indicating methane lakes on Titan. Students solve 4 problems about the surface area of the lakes from the image, and...
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Cassini Space Craft Coloring Sheet

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this science instructional activity, students will color a picture of the Cassini space craft and the Huygens Probe orbiting around Saturn. A simple explanation of the mission is at the bottom of the page.
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Cassini-Huygens Saturn Video

For Students 6th - 11th
In this Saturn worksheet, learners watch a video on the Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn then complete 21 fill in the blank sentences with information about the mission and about Saturn.
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Is There Life on Earth?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
To find life on another planet, scientists look for gases (atmosphere), water, and temperatures that are not extreme. For this activity, groups of pupils become "Titan-ians," scientists who want to explore Earth for possible life forms....
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Gingerbread Spacecraft

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners explore the different parts of the Cassini spacecraft. For this space science lesson, students create a model of the spacecraft using food products. They compare and contrast their model with the real one and evaluate its...
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Death Dive to Saturn — Saturn’s Dynamic Rings

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Explore the rings of Saturn! Space scholars discover the immense Saturn system through an interactive lesson. The activity, part of PBS's Space series for grades six through eight, features images captured by the Cassini spacecraft of...
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People of the Cassini Team

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars discuss the job qualifications of a team member for a space mission. In this space science lesson, students select a mentor from the Cassini team members and explain the reason for their selection. They assess the...
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The Cassini Robot

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students compare the functions of a robot to that of the human body. In this technology lesson, students identify the important components of the Cassini robot that would enable it to carry out space missions. They design and build their...
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Cassini gets Ready to run Rings Around Saturn

For Students 4th
Fourth graders study an article about Saturn.  In this investigative lesson students discuss the article and complete an activity that asks them what question they would pose about Saturn. 
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Pan's Highway-Saturn's Rings

For Students 9th - 11th
In this Pan's highway worksheet, students read about the Cassini spacecraft that discovered how Pan clears out the ring debris in the outer A-ring system of Saturn. Students use an image taken by the satellite to find the scale of the...
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My Spacecraft and Cassini

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discover solutions to the problems that NASA used in a previous lesson plan. They write a paper comparing and contrasting their spacecraft idea to the one that was actually used to go to Saturn. They also discover Saturn's moons.
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Water on the Moon!

For Students 9th - 11th
In this moon worksheet, students read about the data collected from the Deep Impact/EPOXI and Cassini missions to the moon that have detected the presence of hydroxyl molecules under the moon's polar craters. Students solve 4 problems...
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Putting It All Together

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students organize their daily observation logs to write a nonfiction piece. They compare and contrast Saturn to other planets or write a summary. They use this piece of writing in future lessons.
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Saturn

For Students 6th - 12th
Showing your class a captivating video about Saturn has a nice ring to it, doesn't it? More than 60 rings, in fact! The narrator takes your young astronomers on a tour of our solar system's second-largest planet. Topics covered include...
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Solving Saturn's Mysteries

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the Cassini spacecraft and its travel to Saturn. They discover the results of the space mission and examine images of Saturn that Cassini sent back.
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The Io Plasma Torus

For Students 11th - 12th
In this plasma torus worksheet, students solve 5 problems including finding the dimensions of the Io torus, determining the formula for the volume of a torus, finding the actual volume of the Ion torus and finding the amount of sodium...
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Discovering Saturn, The Real "Lord of the Rings"

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Reading, writing, and rings! A lesson from NASA combines space science with authentic reading and writing tasks. Included in this lesson are pre-reading activities, four mini informational booklets on Saturn, a structured note-taking...
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Using Spectral Data to Explore Saturn and Titan

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Saturn's rings are made of dust, ice, and solid chunks of material. Individuals use spectrographs in this final installment of 22 lessons to determine the atmospheric elements. They analyze spectrums from Titan's atmosphere and Saturn's...
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Strange New Planet

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The first remote sensors were people in hot air balloons taking photographs of Earth to make maps. Expose middle school learners to space exploration with the use of remote sensing. Groups explore and make observations of a new planet by...
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Can You Hear Me Now?—Communicating with Spacecraft

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Radio signals transmitted to Pluto take five hours to reach their destination! In these two activities, young scientists explore data communication in space. In activity one, pupils learn how data is gathered and sent back to Earth....
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Space Science: Adventure is Waiting

For Teachers 4th - 6th
These full-color handouts feature two activities. The first is a reading on comets, meteors, and meteoroids. Your space science learners will examine ten phrases and determine which of the three each characterizes. The second activity...

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