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X-Ray Eyes

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students observe Australian X-ray paintings for information and to understand the art techniques used. Then they imagine and draw the inner organs of an animal. Students also research the anatomy of the animal to analyze the accuracy of...
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X-ray Diffraction Activity

For Students 9th - 12th
A simple, single page assignment asks wave masters to record the wavelength of the x-rays coming from a powder diffractometer and perform calculations with it. Equations, energy level diagrams, and a periodic table are all included....
4:43
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How X-rays See through Your Skin

For Students 7th - 12th
Your young scientists will see that accidents and making mistakes are a common theme in science as they are tantalized by this short video clip that details the mechanics and history of the CT scanner and x-ray machine. 
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X-Ray

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A striking PowerPoint that presents the Yohkoh Telescope, some information about its construction, and the amazing x-ray images of the sun that have been captured. Specific information about the electromagnetic phenomena is given. This...
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X-ray Spectroscopy and the Chemistry of Supernova Remnants

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This link takes you to a comprehensive unit that delves into emission spectra and supernovas. There are four parts: How and where elements are created, electromagnetic radiation, spectroscopy, and the newest technology for studying our...
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X-Rays

For Students 9th - 12th
How do x-rays work? Where they are on the electromagnetic spectrum? Why they are good for showing bones and tumors? How does a CT scan work? All these questions are answered by a short video that also briefly discusses ionizing...
2:50
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What Happens When You Zap Coral With The World's Most Powerful X-ray Laser?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
By examining coral skeletons with powerful X-ray technology, scientists are able to track climate change before written records were produced. Learn how in a fascinating video short video.
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X-Ray Style Australian Aboriginal Art

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Aboriginal art learning exercise, students create a work of art in the x-ray style of Australian art. They read a short paragraph about the history of the art form. They draw an example of the art that shows the bones of a...
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Barium Meals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How and why barium is used in X-rays is the focus of a video that also describes the similarities with bones, the insolubility, and the medical applications of this element.
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X-ray Specs and Badges

For Students 8th - 12th
In this X-ray specs instructional activity, students read an article about social X-ray glasses and sociometric  badges, then complete a set of 29 comprehension questions.
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The Letter X Song

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Sing with Cookie Monster in this animated film about the letter” x.” The word x-ray is highlighted as having this sound.
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Diffraction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school engineers experiment with passing light through mesh and perform calculations using the diffratction equation. This all-encompassing lesson includes the activity sheets for four different diffraction activities and a page of...
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Light Intensity Lab

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Let there be light. The last installment of a seven-part series has pupils conduct an experiment on light attenuation through different numbers of transparency sheets. They then relate the results back to how X-rays measure bone density.
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Chandra - Exploring the Invisible Universe

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Watch and learn about Chandra, an x-ray telescope used to explore the invisible universe. You'll learn about Professor Chandra, his amazing observatory, x-ray technology, and how x-ray imagery tells scientists about space.
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How Big Is That Star?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Aspiring astronomers study stars. They compare stars and explain the relationship between radius, mass, and diameter. By creating a star simulation, they discover how a binary star system's orbit can cause changes in the observed...
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Light

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You could call this five presentations rolled into one resource! The first topic of concern is the characteristics of electromagnetic waves.The electromagnetic spectrum is examined next, followed by the behavior of light. Several slides...
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Mutations Are Changes in Genetic Information

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A red delicious apple tree with a simple mutation means we now benefit from the existence of golden delicious apples. Learn how simple mutations change genetic information in DNA sequences. Using biographies, videos, and animations,...
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Stars and Slopes

For Teachers 10th - 12th
More of a math lesson than physics or space science, high schoolers take a set of data and plot it on a log-log coordinate system. The write-up for day two was never completed, but day one, "Stars and Slopes," is complex and cohesive....
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Bone Mineral Density Math and Beer's Law

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Hop into a resource on Beer's Law. A PowerPoint presentation introduces Beer's law as part of calculating bone density from X-ray images in the sixth lesson in the series of seven. Individuals work on practice problems with this law and...
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Real-Life Math | Radiologist

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How are radiologists like superheroes? Answer: They have X-ray vision and can do math. A short three-minute video and an associated lesson focus on how radiologists use math in their professional lives. It tasks learners with performing...
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Fermi Detects Gamma-Rays from Messier

For Students 10th - 12th
In this power law function worksheet, students use data from the Fermi Gamma-Ray Space telescope to apply the power law function to physical phenomena. Students use a graph to solve four problems.
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History of the X-Ray

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discuss the history of the x-ray machine. In this social science instructional activity, 7th graders understand how a x-ray machine works. Students recognize that there have been many improvements to the x-ray machine...
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Mysteries of Vernacular: X-Ray

For Students 7th - 12th
What is they mystery behind the name of the x-ray? Find out in a brief informational video that tracks the etymology back to Descartes. Class members can watch the video and then interact with the additional resources. Flip the lesson to...
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X-rays

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine chest x-rays of adults and students and learn what an X-ray illustrates. They also explore the limitations to X-ray technology for use in diagnosing heart and lung ailments.

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