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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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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...
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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....
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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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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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X-ray Specs and Badges

For Students 8th - 12th
In this X-ray specs worksheet, learners read an article about social X-ray glasses and sociometric  badges, then complete a set of 29 comprehension questions.
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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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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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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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History of the X-Ray

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discuss the history of the x-ray machine. In this social science lesson, 7th graders understand how a x-ray machine works. Students recognize that there have been many improvements to the x-ray machine over the years and...
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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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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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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-rays - the Letter X

For Teachers K
Students demonstrate the ability to draw vertical, horizontal, and diagonal lines, recognize the difference between inside and outside, and create a picture of themselves.
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Anatomy : Skeletal System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The development of temper-foam and some x-ray machines are a few of the contributions of NASA's research to our everyday lives. The benefits of these inventions to keeping our skeleton system healthy are explained. Display this clip in...
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Alphabet Worksheet: Letter X Recognition

For Students 1st - 3rd
Alphabet learners identify words that begin with the letter 'X' and then color pictures that begin with this letter. This activity includes 13 problems.
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Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

For Students 7th - 8th
Included here is a cloze passage taken from Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury. Copy the included sheet, and have learners read the passage silently. Then, read the passage aloud once. To assess their memory, have pupils complete as many...
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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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Chandra X-Ray Observatory

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students tour Chandra's top galactic X-ray images. In this Chandra X-Ray Observatory lesson, students play games and complete puzzles based on the Chandra Mission and X-Ray Astronomy. Students listen to pod casts, question an...
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X-Ray Style Australian Aboriginal Art

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Aboriginal art worksheet, 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 traditional...
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Exploring Bone Mineral Density

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bone up on bone density. The second installment of the seven-part series has pupils read articles on two different websites to learn about bone density and its measurement, as well as X-rays and other imaging tools. A quiz assesses their...
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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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Preschool Alphabet Lesson Plan: Letter X

For Teachers Pre-K
Students explore language arts by reading alphabet related story books. In this letter X lesson, students read the book A Xylophone for X-Ray Fish and several others about the letter X. Students practice drawing the letter X and identify...

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