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Solar and Planetary Radio Astronomy

For Students 9th - 12th
Check out these seven lessons from NASA on the discovery of Jupiter radio waves, the speed of light, and the electromagnetic spectrum. Everything you need is here, including teacher keys, student handouts, lesson steps, and example...
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Why with Bill Nye!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Find out Why with Bill Nye in a nine-video collection in which he details the science behind NASA's  Juno Mission to Jupiter.  Although dated, the satellite was launched in 2011 and went into orbit around Jupiter in 2016, the science...
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The Discovery of Jupiter Radio Waves

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Lead your class on a journey to the planet Jupiter and provide them with fun facts in the process. Learners explore radio waves emitted by Jupiter to further understand how this data helps our daily lives. They conclude by discussing...
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World War II through the Radio Waves

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Young historians channel the very medium used to convey news during World War I. They create and present a five-minute radio broadcast on a particular topic from the war, such as the roles of African Americans and women, war bonds,...
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The Effects of Earth’s Upper Atmosphere on Radio Signals

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Assist your class with understanding how Earth's atmosphere is affected by radio signals. They discuss current knowledge of radio waves and construct an aluminum screen to mimic the effects of the ionosphere. They continue the lesson by...
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Radio Reception and Transmission

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
After reading about radio transmission, application, and the difference between AM and FM, small teams of engineers use a kit to construct an FM radio and then send and receive broadcasts. This is an ideal activity for middle school STEM...
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Waves of Radios

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students grasp the fundamentals of radio/sound communication technology. They research why the size of radios has gotten smaller through advances of technology...from large radio tubes through transistors through microchips. Students...
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Make a Low Energy Radio Transmitter

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do you demonstrate radio transmissions? Pupils build a low-energy radio transmitter by constructing two coils from magnet wire and connecting them to audio/phone plugs. The resource provides the details on how to build the...
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Radio Waves and the Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A discussion of radio waves and the electromagnetic spectrum starts an innovative lesson about wavelengths. Then, a guided practice problem on how to convert kHz to wavelength gets pupils on the right track. Finally, they solve a series...
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Radio Transmission

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Radio waves are all around us! How do they transmit sound? Using an interactive, scholars examine how songs travel through the air. The resource explains the process from the radio station, to signal towers, to the radio unit. A look at...
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Radio News

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Part of a larger unit from the Media Awareness Network on media literacy, this particular lesson plan focuses on the medium of news radio. Small groups participate in discussions on their radio listening habits as well as the...
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Master of the Airwaves: How FDR Used Radio to Ease the Public’s Fears

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The political and economic climate during the 1930's was uncertain and tumultuous. But Americans' minds and hearts were eased with the reassuring words of their president, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and addresses over the radio. High...
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Radio Waves and Electromagnetic Fields

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Radio waves can travel through concrete, wood, and bricks — that's power! Watch as radio waves are broadcast by moving an electron manually or by having it move on its own. Learners see how radio waves travel in waves and can manipulate...
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Radio Program

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and assess the impact of unions on workers, management, and community. They listen to radio stories, students are asked what can they conclude about the impact of unions on the lives of the workers, management, and...
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Radio JOVE Data Analysis

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
It is common knowledge that Saturn and Uranus have rings, but did you know that Jupiter also has rings created by meteorite impacts on its 67 moons? Scholars use the Radio JOVE data coming from Jupiter to calibrate the equipment,...
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AM Radio Ionosphere Station

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Tune in! Young scientists use an AM radio at home to monitor solar output. The long-term project would be ideal in a flipped classroom or as an out-of-class project. 
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How We Used the Moon to Send Radio Messages

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Cold War presented some communication challenges to the US military. Because the conflict was before the launch of satellites, scientists focused on the earth's natural satellite, the moon, the bounce radio signals. A video lesson...
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Cinema, Radio, and Television: Crash Course History of Science #29

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The earliest movies were a whopping one minute long! While the practice has evolved quite a bit over time, the invention of the movie camera was significant in its time. A video describes how not only movie cameras but also radio and...
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Crystal Radio

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you are looking for an in-depth lesson on how radio waves are converted into sound, then this lesson will rock you! After a detailed reading of the steps in the process, young electronics technicians construct a working radio in class...
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What is Inside an Alarm Clock Radio?

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
Tick tock! Viewers see the inside of an alarm clock radio and how it works as they watch the narrator of the video break apart an alarm clock radio. The presenter explains how the power unit, the housing unit, the clock, and the radio...
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Riding the Radio Waves

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the basic concepts of radio waves and magnetic fields. They study how the AM radios are built and demonstrate the concepts of amplitude and frequency.
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Radio Broadcasting Before Television

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students compare the radio to other forms of mass communication. In this Radio Broadcasting Before Television lesson plan, students learn the different types of radio shows in the 1920s and 30s. Students write and perform radio scripts...
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Every Day Edit - National Public Radio

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this everyday editing activity, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about the National Public Radio. The errors range from capitalization, punctuation, grammar, and spelling.
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Radio

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explain in their own words how radios work. In this technology lesson, students discuss the importance of radio today. They differentiate AM and FM bands.

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