Extraplanetary Objects Teacher Resources
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An Introduction to the Night Sky and Movement Astronomy
9th - 12th
Basically, this is an interactive exploration of educational astronomy software and an app. Young astronomers discover how the apparent motion of the sky relates to Earth's movements and the position of the observer. It is out of this...
Why Does it Get Colder on a Clear Night than a Cloudy Night?
6th - 12th
Clouds are nature's insulator! A lab investigation asks learners to use an infrared thermometer to measure differences in infrared temperatures. They find that pointing the thermometer at a cloud has a much different result than pointing...
SKY PATHS: STUDYING THE MOVEMENT OF CELESTIAL OBJECTS
K - 4th
Students observe the position of an object in the sky by describing its location relative to another object or the background, describe an object's motion by tracing and measuring its position over time, and create their own myths about...
GoSkyWatch Planetarium for iPad - The Astronomy Star Guide
6th - Higher Ed
Digital compass alignment enables navigation of the skies with true orientation at any time. Just point to the sky or "aim for the stars!" This application acts as a virtual telescope, allowing you to zoom in on any object that is...
Goldilocks and the Three Planets
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Venus is the second brightest object in the night sky after the moon. Here is an interesting lesson that explores three planets — Venus, Earth, and Mars — specifically their surfaces and atmospheres. Through an analysis of their spectra,...