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Sensing the Invisible: The Herschel Experiment

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners of light will construct a contraption in which light is passed through a prism and shone into a box. The temperatures at different points along the path and outside of the path of light. The intent is to imitate William...
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Sensing the Invisible: The Herschel Experiment

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The electromagnetic spectrum includes everything from very powerful gamma rays (which are used to treat cancer) to much weaker radio waves (which include microwaves). Through a hands-on activity, scholars explore the temperature...
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Astronomer Research

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discover the contributions of early astronomers and scientists. In this research skills lesson, students research electronic and print sources about Galileo Galilei, Aristarchus, Hipparchus, Claudius Ptolemy, Nicholas...
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Herschel Infrared Experiment

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students perform a version of the experiment of 1800 by the famous astronomer Sir Frederick William Herschel.
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Sensing the Invisible: The Herschel Experiment

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students reproduce iam Herschel's original experiment of 1800 that discovered the existence of infrared radiation. They create a device in which sunlight pass through a prism and produce a spectrum of light on the bottom of a cardboard box.
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Sensing the Invisible: The Herschel Experiment

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers reproduce iam Herschel's original experiment of 1800 that discovered the existence of infrared radiation.
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The Discovery of Uranus

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take a trip back in time to the Age of Enlightenment. A video lesson describes the sequence of events leading to the discovery of the planet Uranus. Previously, Uranus was considered a faint star, then a comet, and finally correctly...
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Hunt the Fact Monster #32

For Students 3rd
In this search engine worksheet, 3rd graders will need to use factmonster.com to discover answers. Students will respond to 10 short answer questions using the given website.
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Out of this world! 2

For Students 5th - 10th
For this solar system worksheet, students fill in the blank to sentences that refer to the solar system. Students fill in 15 blanks with planet names.
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Out of this World! 2

For Students 5th - 6th
In this science and research skills worksheet, students use Internet searches to find the answers to 15 questions about the planets in the solar system.
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Planetary Diversity

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars explore the infrared radiation and the part of the spectrum that is not always visible.  In this electromagnetic instructional activity students complete a lab activity on the different wavelengths.
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Fingerprints

For Students 5th - 8th
This activity provides an interesting way for learners to review vocabulary and practice comprehension skills. There is a six-paragraph passage about the process of fingerprinting and the role it takes on convicting criminals. Eleven...
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Universe Cards

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
A 9-page packet comes with 24 cards that have pictures and informational text about each object in the universe. From nebulae to dwarf planets, objects we see—or don't see—are represented in the cards through pictures and words.
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Sensing the Invisible

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study visible light and explain why we want to use infrared radiation to study Mercury.  In this sunlight lesson students construct a device to measure the presence of infrared radiation in sunlight. 
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Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto

For Students 7th - 12th
In this planets worksheet, students read information about Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto and then complete 18 multiple choice, 4 true or false, and 2 fill in the blank questions.
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Is There a Tenth Planet?

For Students 5th - 12th
In this planets worksheet, students read about how our solar system's planets were discovered and how scientist believe there might be a tenth planet. After reading, students complete 4 short answer questions.
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Explorit's Astronomy 2. Quiz

For Students 5th - 6th
In this astronomy worksheet, students complete a five question multiple choice on-line interactive quiz about astronomy. Prior knowledge is assumed.