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The New Astronomy: Crash Course History of Science #13

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sword duels, religious unrest, war—who says science is boring? Aspiring astronomers discover fascinating facts about the famous scientists that dared challenge the accepted model of the solar system in the 13th video of a 16-part History...
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Navigating with the Kamal

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Historians have proven that as early as 1497 skilled navigators were using a kamal to sail across oceans. Scholars learn about navigation tools and astronomy before building their own kamals. They then learn how to use it to determine...
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Navigation in the Ancient Mediterranean and Beyond

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Ancient texts, like Homer's Odyssey, mentions navigating ships by observing constellations. Pupils learn about the link between history and astronomy as they relate to navigation in the Bronze Age. Scholars complete two hands-on...
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Great Minds: Henrietta Leavitt and the Human Computers

For Students 9th - 12th
For most people, it would seem impossible to make breakthroughs in astronomy when you aren't allowed to use a telescope, but Henrietta Leavitt did just that. She discovered a formula for determining the distance to stars that are...
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Mask of the Black God

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Finally, an astronomy instructional activity for the high schooler! Explorers are able to read star maps for finding objects in the night sky by determining celestial coordinates. In particular, they locate the Pleiades and read about a...
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Star Quest

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students review the concepts of the branch of science known as astronomy. They discuss stars and constellations and then view the night sky using a portable digital planetarium projector. They identify a variety of constellations using a...
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Take Me to the Stars!

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students study mythology related to the night-time constellations, analyze the constellations themselves then create an indoor planetarium bubble which they can observe the stars. This is a great way to get students involved in...
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East Asian Astronomy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners connect the history they are reading with that of their cultural experience. In this astronomy lesson plan, students take the information obtained from the various readings of primary and secondary sources and classroom...
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Reach for the Stars

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider the significance of space exploration. In this space science lesson, students  visit selected websites to discover information about astronomy, lunar missions, and space travel. Students discuss the value of space...
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Observing the Sky

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore astronomy. In this astronomy lesson, students discuss the history of the movement of celestial bodies and then communicate with other students regarding the movements that they observe in the sky nightly. Students...
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Stellar Navigation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers are introduced to the concept of stellar navigation. Inside a portable digital planetarium they identify various stars that were used as a navigational tool. They go through several activities in which they attempt to...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars study the history and cultural interpretation of a celestial body or constellation. They create technology based presentations of the information.
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Reach for the Stars

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders select Greek Mythological characters to research. They gather research and keep notes on Inspiration. Students are to answer the question, "Which mythological character do you feel is the most worthy of being a...
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Service-Learning Links Curriculum to the Read World

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore examples of community service events across the world. They discuss the "Hands Across America" campaign, a project to assist a community with their economy through the use of a science project, and a project where...
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A Different Kind of Rock Star: Part 2

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine our society's fascination with Mars.  In this journalism lesson students read an article that outlines the various ways Mars has captured our imagination and are given topics for discussion and a chart to complete.
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Is Anybody Out There?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students focus on the tremendous public interest in the potential of extraterrestrial life. They read and discuss an article about the search for alien life. They divide into small groups and discuss the issues and implications of this...
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Working on the Moon

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students take a mission to the moon. In this space science lesson, students visit selected websites to discover information about Earth's moon and the solar system. Students may take virtual missions to the moon and share information...
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Comparing the Satellite and Broadcast Radio Landscapes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners research the development of satellite technology over the last 50 years students explain how the enactment of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 changed the rules for corporate ownership of multiple media outlets.
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Qur'an: Sacred Scripture of Islam

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Pupils study about Muslims, the Qur'an and the Hadith in Islamic life.  In this investigative lesson students watch a video and answer vocabulary words, they break into groups and read through handouts and answer questions. 
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The Vocabulary of Space

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students build their knowledge and understanding of vocabulary related to space.  For this space lesson, students discuss four categories of words and phrases related to space. 
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Probes to Other Planets

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use a list of robot components and common household items to design and construct a robot spacecraft model suitable for exploring the Saturn System. They present the robots to the class.
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News to the Core Reported by Very Special Students

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students create news articles that help them build their knowledge, skills, and academic confidence. In this special education lesson, students use previous knowledge to write a newsletter and demonstrate their understanding of various...