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#### Strange Unexplained Cosmic Rays

The truth about strange unexplained cosmic rays? They're still unexplained! Share one of our universe's many unsolved mysteries with your class using a video from the Physics Girl playlist. The resource describes what cosmic rays are,...

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#### How Cosmic Rays Help Us Understand the Universe

You may not realize it, but the earth is constantly receiving messages from all over outer space. Follow along as this video investigates how these cosmic rays carry information that can help humans better understand the composition of...

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#### Cosmic Rays and Solar Cells

In this cosmic rays and solar cells worksheet, students read about how cosmic rays damage the electrical output of solar cells over time on satellites. Students use a graph of the solar power output compared to the year for the SOHO...

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#### Gamma-Ray Bursts

What do you get when you combine the Cold War with black holes? You get one of the greatest scientific mysteries in the history of astronomy! Pupils discover how our quest to keep the Soviet Union from launching nuclear weapons helped to...

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#### Single Event Upsets in Aircraft Avionics

For this aircraft avionics worksheet, science fans read about the first unmanned air vehicle that collects data about the Earth and is subject to damage by cosmic ray showers. Pupils analyze two graphs of data showing the neutron flux...

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#### Cosmic Rays

Learners study cosmic rays and the energy behind them. In this atmospheric lesson students complete a cosmic ray telescope project.

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#### Radiation

Two types of radiation are discussed in this conversation between a professional and a preteen scientist. Solar rays and galactic cosmic rays are extremely powerful and need to be shielded against when astronauts travel in space....

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#### Fermi Detects Gamma-Rays from Messier

In this power law function activity, learners use data from the Fermi Gamma-Ray Space telescope to apply the power law function to physical phenomena. Students use a graph to solve four problems.

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#### Calculating Total Radiation Dosages at Mars

In this Mars radiation worksheet, students use data from the Mars Radiation Environment Experiment to solve 4 problems. They determine the total radiation dosage during a specific period of time, they determine the dosage during the...

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#### Nuclear Radiation

Viewers learn about both natural and synthetic radiation in a video that discusses background radiation from cosmic rays, as well as from radioactive waste, radioactive fallout, and x-rays. It concludes with an explanation of alpha,...

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#### Cosmic Bar Graphs

In this cosmic bar graph learning exercise, students solve 2 problems using given bar graphs that plot the number of galaxies vs. the galaxy type and the number of gamma-ray bursts vs. the burst classification. Students find the fraction...

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#### Cosmic Ray Momentum

Students describe how cosmic rays achieve high kinetic energy via conservation of momentum.

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#### In Search of Cosmic Rays

Middle schoolers compare rates to altitude. They conduct a class discussion about the results.

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#### Background Radiation and Lifestyles

In this radiation and lifestyles worksheet, high schoolers are given 5 problems about a person which indicate her exposure to radiation. Students calculate her total dosage to radiation in each problem based on her exposure.

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#### Correcting Bad Data Using Parity Bits

In this parity bits learning exercise, students read about pixels and data strings. Students are given 2 data strings that are corrupted by cosmic ray glitches and they identify the bad data and create a valid data string.

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#### The Cosmic Origins of Earth's Water

Was Earth born as a Blue Planet? Discover where water came from with a video from an intriguing science playlist. The resource covers the three most likely origins of water, how scientists differentiate between comet and asteroid water,...

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#### The Hand of Chandra!

For this nebula worksheet, high schoolers read about the Chandra X-ray Observatory that captured the given image of a pulsar and its nebula. Students solve 3 problems including using similar triangles and proportions to find the image...

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#### Communication Satellites

In this communication satellites worksheet, students complete a table showing the satellite, the lifespan of the satellite, the number of transponders on the satellite and the cost of the satellite. Students determine the retire year,...

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#### Astronomer sees a 'Brake' in Cosmic expansion

Seventh graders examine and read an article. In this investigative lesson students discuss questions about the article and complete an activity.

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#### SURVIVING A COSMIC INVASION

Middle schoolers read periodicals relating to radioacitivity and interpret a Geiger Counter. They work in small groups, share information and help each other explain the Geiger Counter. They discover the relationship distance to...

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#### Radiation - Do Some Research

In this radiation research worksheet, students read the questions and then complete research about radiation traveling through space, radiation as x-rays, and cosmic rays.

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#### Differential Thermal Calorimetry

Learners access prior knowledge of infrared rays, ultraviolet rays, gamma rays, x-rays and cosmic waves. In this electromagnetic waves lesson, students hold a mock trial electromagnetic spectrum. Learners present characteristics of the...

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#### Scientific Notation III: Linear vs Exponential

High schoolers after investigating examples of exponential growth students have an intuitive feel for the concept of exponential growth of a system.

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#### Chemical and Physical Changes

Eighth graders investigate different gas behaviors. In this chemistry lesson, 8th graders describe how changing volume and temperature affect gas particles motion. They collect data and make a generalization about these variables'...