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18 reviewed resources for galileo spacecraft

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Exploring the Solar System: All About Spacecraft/Spaceflight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Rarely do you find resources that reach high school astronomy learners. Here is something at their level! The physics of flyby missions is explained via several examples. Landing, penetrating, and roving spacecraft are examined. Diagrams...
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Spacecraft Speed

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Space shuttles traveled around Earth at a speed of 17,500 miles per hour, way faster than trains, planes, or automobiles travel! In the 13th installment of 22, groups graph different speeds to show how quickly spacecraft move through...
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Distance = Rate x Time

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Every year, the moon moves 3.8 cm farther from Earth. In the 11th part of 22, classes use the distance formula. They determine the distance to the moon based upon given data and then graph Galileo spacecraft data to determine its movement.
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Exploring Jupiter: Galileo Curriculum Module Issue One

For Students 5th - 6th
In this exploring Jupiter:  Galileo Curriculum Module issue one worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle that tests their knowledge of Jupiter; their are 11 links to other worksheets to explore the planet.
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Early Space Missions

For Students 6th - 12th
In this space missions worksheet, students will review 15 terms associated with the first space missions and early space exploration. Then students will find the terms in a word search puzzle.
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Water on Planetary Surfaces

For Students 8th - 10th
In this water on planetary surfaces worksheet, students read about the Galileo spacecraft and the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa. They read about the energy needed to keep the water in a liquid state on Europa. Students solve 4...
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Astronomer Trading Cards

For Teachers 6th
Famous astronomers, and their contributions to the world of astronomy, are the focus of this space science lesson plan. Pupils make a trading card of the astronomer he or she is researching. Then they get together in pairs to complete a...
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Dampen That Drift!

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The spacecraft is drifting too far off course! Two games help explain how a spacecraft can use its thrusters to maintain its position. The games have pupils be the components of vectors in order to create and counteract the disturbances. 
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Data Handling Techniques

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students study data analysis methods. In this data analysis lesson, students study data compression and data editing methods used for the spacecraft Galileo. Students study the 'lossless' and 'lossy' techniques.
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Artificial Satellites and Space Probes

For Students 9th - 12th
In this satellites worksheet, students match the list of facts given with the artificial satellite or space probe that it describes. This worksheet has 12 matching questions.
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Hearing Galileo's Whisper Across the Solar System

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students read and answer questions about satellites. In this satellites lesson, students read information about Galileo's Whisper and satellite capabilities.
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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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Look But Don’t Touch—Exploration with Remote Sensing

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Mars is home to the tallest mountain in our solar system, Olympus Mons. In this set of two activities, learners review geologic land formations through the analysis of aerial maps. They then apply this knowledge to aerial maps of objects...
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How Are Magnetic Fields Related To Sunspots?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover that sunspots are the result of intense magnetic forces on the photosphere of the sun by observing images from the SOHO satellite.
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Pixel This!

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Did the image I drew match the image you saw? By simulating a satellite and a ground station, teams of two transmit data in the form of pixels in order to recreate an image. They use four different levels of brightness, creating slightly...
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From Dust Balls to Asteroids

For Students 9th - 12th
In this asteroids instructional activity, students solve six problems where they find the equation for the mass of asteroids, they find the equation for the growth of asteroids, and they integrate their answers.
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Jupiter - King of the Planets

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Jupiter worksheet, students read a passage about the environment and atmosphere of Jupiter. Students then answer several multiple choice questions about the passage.
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Asteroids

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this worksheet on asteroids, students look at a picture asteroids and read accompanying facts, along with a brief paragraph.