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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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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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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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WindWise Education Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine a world powered by wind! The 19 lessons in a curriculum set provide young environmental scientists the information they need to imagine just that. The set begins with a lesson on the difference between forms of energy and...
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Our Universe

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A five-lesson unit introduces young astronomers to the current understanding of the universe. They learn about the evidence scientists use to support the Big Bang Theory, explore the life cycles of stars, and examine technologies that...
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ScienceWeb Australia: Years 9-10

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Science Web Australia presents a collection of three units designed for English speaking high schoolers and utilizing resources available online. The first unit focuses on ecosystems, the second on plate tectonics, and the third on the...
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Solar vs. Wind Energy

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Power up! A series of six lessons introduce middle schoolers to the different types of energy. PowerPoints, activities, and hands-on experiments teach young electrical engineers the difference between energy and power, as well as the...
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Electromagnetic Energy and Its Spectrum

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Your older elementary students investigate electromagnetic energy and the electromagnetic spectrum. They will observe 7 items represented in the electromagnetic spectrum and make a poster of all the things the items have in common. After...
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What can the electromagnetic spectrum tell us about the sun? As it turns out, quite a bit! See the sun in a whole new light with a video from NOVA's Sun Lab unit. The narrator describes the electromagnetic spectrum in terms of visible...
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Wave Phenomena and the Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Science learners scrutinize shadow size and quality, and experiment with diffraction. They model superposition of electromagnetic waves, and experiment with interference. These activities are action-packed and challenging for your...
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Electromagnets - How Can Electricity Create a Magnet?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
If you wrap wire around a screw and run an electric current through it, you create an electromagnet. What once had no magnetic pull is then able to pick up other metal materials. Marshall Brain demonstrates this for the camera in the...
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Faraday's Electromagnetic Lab

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
"But still try, for who knows what is possible." - Michael Faraday. Faraday's advice features in a simulation that permits pupils to play with a bar magnet in order to make a light bulb glow connecting electromagnetic induction to...
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Did you realize the visible light spectrum is less than three percent of the electromagnetic spectrum? A hands-onlesson includes five activities and experiments for scholars to explore and discover many advanced science concepts. They...
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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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Electromagnets

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Discover the connection between electric current and magnets. Scholars create electromagnets by passing a magnet through a coil. They experiment with different materials to determine the variables that affect the strength of the current.
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Modeling the Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners construct a model of an electromagnetic spectrum using play-doh and string. They use exponents and plot the radio/microwave, infrared, and visible bandwidths of the spectrum.
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Physics Midterm Exam #3 - Electromagnetic Radiation

For Students 11th - 12th
True-false and multiple-choice questions are posed in Part A of this exam, covering the topic of electromagnetic radiation. In Part B, problems relating to refraction must be solved. This is a well-rounded exam that will help you...
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Magnetic Fields, Magnetic Forces, and Electromagnetic Induction Sample Problems

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
After high schoolers have learned about electromagnetic induction, they can solve these 10 practice problems. They calculate magnetic field strength, magnetic force, electromotive force, and output voltage. This is a choice option as a...
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How to Make a Simple Electromagnet

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Have your scientists make this simple electromagnet. What causes the nail to be magnetic? Discuss this reaction with your learners and introduce electric and magnetic fields.
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Magnetic Fields and Forces Homework/Electromagnetic Induction Homework

For Students 9th - 12th
Here are two electromagnetism homework assignments rolled into one. The first eight practice problems deal with the magnetic field and magnetic force exerted by current-carrying wires. The second set of seven problems are specific to...
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Your Community

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Do you have blossoming astronomers who seek to understand the electromagnetic spectrum? Assist them with exploring electromagnetic radiation and the electromagnetic spectrum as the class conducts various activities to demonstrate...
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Electromagnets and Electromagnetic Induction

For Students 9th - 12th
British electrician William Sturgeon invented the electromagnet in 1825, and it's come a long way since then! A video explains electromagnets and electromagnetic induction. It describes currents, magnetic fields, alternating currents,...
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Light and the Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Lead your class in a fun-filled team activity that encourages collaboration while learning important concepts. Pupils actively participate in a discussion on the experimental design and the role of mirrors. They perform group activities...
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Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Light waves are not equal. The video introduces the electromagnetic spectrum and describes the progression of the wavelength. It also highlights the visible light spectrum. 

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