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Pulsars and Simple Equations

For Students 8th - 10th
In this pulsars worksheet, students read about the spin rate of pulsars and they are given two equations that predict the spin rate in the future of these two pulsars. Students solve 6 problems related to the given equations and...
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Lifecycle of a Star

For Students 6th - 8th
In this space science worksheet, students complete each statement with the correct word or phrase that related to the life-cycle of a star. Then they list the correct order of a stars life cycle. Students also define supernova and pulsar.
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The Universe - Alien Planets 4/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Examine pulsars, what they are, and what life would be like on a planet near a pulsar. Part four describes proto-planets, primordial planets, young stars, gravitational pull, and what life could be like for extra-solar worlds.
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The Hand of Chandra!

For Students 9th - 12th
In this nebula worksheet, students 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 width,...
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Neutron Stars Interactive

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The universe is full of sources of energy. Explore the energy of pulsars with your classes through a simulation. An interactive lesson allows learners to manipulate the angle of rotation of both the earth and the pulsars. A real-time...
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Pulsar Stars And Black Holes

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the discovery of pulsar stars, and the characteristics of pulsar stars. Theories and ideas behind black holes are discussed. The issues of women's historical role in science are also touched on.
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Timing An X-ray Pulsar

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students use X-ray data to identify an object as a rotating neutron star, and determine its period of rotation. They use XTE observations of the Crab Pulsar to determine the period of the light intensity, interpret this period as the...
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Neutron Stars

For Students 6th - 12th
This is one heavy video! Introduce the topic of neutron stars with a brief but informative resource. Young astronomers discover the history of neutron star research, the conditions present in and around a neutron star, and the...
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General Relativity: Gravitational Waves

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is a gravitational wave, and did Einstein describe it correctly? Learn how Einstein's theory was challenged over time, proved to be correct, and what gravitational waves are. This is an informative clip describing the phenomena of...
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Galaxies, Part 1 of 3

For Teachers 4th - 8th
You've found part one of a three-part series entitled "A Practical Guide to the Universe." Hosted by Tom Selek, this older clip shows, describes, and invites viewers to think about what galaxies are. The color, motion, and brightness of...
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STRAINING FOR SOUND

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use a laser along with computer microphone probeware and the appropriate software, 6th graders determine the speed of rotating objects.An audio amplifier is connected to a solar cell to change the laser light signal into a...
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Star Search

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore stars. For this star lesson, 7th graders apply generalities about space objects to constellations and explore the differences between radio waves and light waves by answering essential questions in their research.
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Solid, Liquid, and Gas

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Delve into the differences among solids, liquids, and gases with this PowerPoint. It is both applicable and attractive. Large, colorful diagrams display the molecular arrangement of each state of matter and their properties are arranged...
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Lives and Deaths of Stars

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Star light, star bright ... just how long can you wish on that star? Well, it depends on its mass. The presentation explains the life cycle of stars based on their sizes. Scholars learn about the life expectancy of a star based on the...
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The Many Faces of Energy

For Students 8th - 10th
In this energy worksheet, students are given a table of the many measurements of energy. They solve 6 problems converting from one measurement of energy to another using the conversion factors given.
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Astronomically Correct Twinkle Twinkle

For Students 9th - 12th
What do you get when astronomers rewrite beloved children's songs? THIS! Hear the tune Twinkle Twinkle Little Star as it was meant to be — from a scientist's perspective. Physics scholars follow along to a scientifically correct version...
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Project Gamma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
These slides give sets of facts and trivia about gamma rays. Your physicists will learn the dynamics of scattering photons and energy involved in gamma ray bursters. The concepts are quite involved making this PowerPoint a nice addition...
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Black Holes Revealed

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students explore the concept of black holes through an interactive program. They explore how they form and what materials form them. They can also visit websites in which they can research radio transmission between the Earth and space.
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Stars and Galaxies

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students complete pre reading, writing, during reading, and interdisciplinary activities for the book Stars and Galaxies. In this reading lesson plan, students complete journal entries, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions,...
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Life Cycle of Stars and Star Finder

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Pupils examine the life cycle of stars by enacting the life cycles of different types of stars and illustrating the rarity of black hole producing stars using balloons. Students also create a star finder to locate stars and...
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Selling the Stars

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create a travel brochure, poster, and presentation to encourage others to visit a star. In this stellar characteristics lesson, students research a star type based on its life-cycle. They create a travel campaign to convince...
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Radio Astronomy and Radio Telescope

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners construct a simple radio telescope. In this astronomy lesson, students explain how this telescope works and what information it collects.
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Observing Bursts from an X-ray Burster

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners study the use of X-ray data to make size and energy estimates of the source and the processes occurring there. They use XTE observations of the object GRO 1744-28 to determine whether bursts occur periodically and the duration...
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Life Cycle of a Star

For Students 9th - 12th
In this star activity, students review the life cycle of a star by completing a word search and answering 3 short answer questions and 7 true or false questions.

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