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Space Science: The Sun and Its Influence on Earth

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
These videos by Crash Course Kids are an excellent way to get your class pumped up about the solar system. From rotations and revolutions to the gas giants and rocky planets, everything (and more) about the solar system is covered in...
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Solar System Printables Collection

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Use this ABCmouse collection to make learning about the solar system an out of this world experience! From word tracing to coloring pages, there is a wide range of activities to choose from. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account...
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Earth from Space Maps

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students use photo images from space to create a large map of the United States or the world, find where they live and label other places they know. They are exposed to a Web resource that allows them to view photo images of Earth taken...
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Kinesthetic Astronomy: Earth's Rotation

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
After completing the activity, "Kinesthetic Astronomy: The Meaning of a Year," zoom in on Earth's rotation using the same simulation setup and this outline. Each class member dons a map of the Western Hemisphere and plays the part of...
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An Astronaut's View of Earth

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder what climate change looks like from above? See Earth's struggle through the eyes of Commander Chris Hadfield with a video from the Veritasium playlist. Commander Hadfield describes his amazing journey through the Southern...
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Reflections on Earth: Exploring Planet Earth from Space

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners examine satellite images of Earth and contrast images at different scales. In 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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3 Ways to Save Earth from an Asteroid

For Students 9th - 12th
There are many movies about asteroids destroying Earth and what we, as humanity, do to destroy the asteroid. This video presents the actual plans theorized by NASA. It mentions the pros and cons of each method as well as the reason we...
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The Cosmic Origins of Earth's Water

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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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Making Music From Space!

For Students 6th - 12th
We know that sound cannot be heard in space, but can space make sound? Artists use various techniques to turn radiation waves, the earth's magnetic field, and other scientific data into music. This is the 20th video in a series of 22.
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Who Won the Space Race?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Modern animation presents an overview of the history of space exploration. Beginning with Sputnik in 1957, the international space race was on. Eventually, space exploration became, not a competition, but rather a collaboration. Also,...
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Field Trip: Space Flight

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take a virtual trip to infinity and beyond. Pupils watch a space visualization that leaves Earth and heads to the ISS and then follows the Apollo missions to the moon. Scholars view detailed images of the space station and its different...
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Earth and Space—Climate and Seasons

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Why does Earth have so many seasons? Learn about the importance and changes of our planet's climate with a series of learning activities, which focus on connecting seasons to past experiences, making scientific observations, and...
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Lesson One: The Earth, Background and Glossary

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How much do you really know about our planet? Middle schoolers build up their prior knowledge about Earth, its placement in the solar system, its composition, and important geological vocabulary with an introductory earth science lesson...
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Listening for Rings from Space

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Lasers are so precise, they can detect a change the thickness of a human hair in the distance from here to the nearest star. To replicate NASA's LISA mission to measure gravitational waves in space class members build a model of a laser...
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A View Of Home From The Front Door and From Space

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners discover how distance can change how our view of an object. Students build a representative model of where their home is located from different distances. They create three drawn models of their home from various elevations as...
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Variables Affecting Earth's Albedo

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars study the variables that affect the Earth's albedo.  In this environmental data analysis lesson students interpret and graph information and calculate changes. 
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The Earth and Moon

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
An outstanding space science PowerPoint is here for your charges. It provides an effective overview of the Solar System; specifically the Earth and the Moon. The slides contain illustrations of the planets and focus on the Earth's...
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The Incredible Collaboration Behind the International Space Station

For Students 4th - 12th
Imagine 16 nations working together to build a six-bedroom house. In space. Welcome to the International Space Station and follow along as it is built room-by-room.
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Dear Mother Earth

For Teachers K - 5th
Get those pencils ready because we are going to write a letter to our dear mother, Earth that is. Allow your youngsters to explore and express all the ways that they plan to protect Mother Earth. The worksheet is perfect for Earth Day,...
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Distribution of Elements in Earth’s Crust

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do scientists know the difference between a meteorite from space and a regular rock from the earth? Scholars read a passage and answer comprehension questions about the creation of the solar system. They extrapolate the main ideas to...
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The Earth in Space

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use computer images to explain why the Earth has seasons and examine the phases of the moon. They create 3-D images and present them to the class. They answer a series of questions at the end of the lesson.
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Environmental Changes from Space

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students discuss Landsat Satellites and the use of the images they provide as well as the purpose of keeping records of the information from the satellites. The class works in groups to complete a worksheet on short term and long term...
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Is There Gravity In Space?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Does space have its own gravity? And, if so, why do astronauts just float around in the space station? Science sleuths examine the forces acting upon astronauts in the International Space Station with help from the narrator. He...
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Creating/Improving the International Space Station

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research space and gravity and understand the difficulties humans have while on the International Space Station. For this space lesson plan, students listen to personal accounts of astronauts on videos and present designs to...

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