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Mission to Mars

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Martians beware! Earthlings are on the way! A 13-resource collection prepares future astronauts for space travel by studying interesting facts about the Red Planet, the history of Martian exploration, and the development of robotics....
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Do Aliens Exist?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many people believe in aliens, but what does the science say about life on another planet? Part of a larger series, an interesting video discusses the concept with people on the street and scientists, finding vastly different answers. It...
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Detectable Civilizations in our Galaxy 2

For Students 8th - 9th
The idea of whether or not communication from other planets can be transmitted and received is discussed in this presentation. The various issues such as relative stages of development, the ability to receive a transmission, and whether...
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Consequences of the Sedition Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research and discuss the consequences of the Sedition Act. They illustrate the difficulty of balancing security needs and personal freedom using an example from John Adams's presidency.
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“Walling Out the Unwanted”: Understanding the Barriers that Perpetuate Anti-Immigrant Bias

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of immigrant bias, high schoolers investigate the language used in blogs, readings, media reports, and current legislation whose language perpetuates xenophobia. They then consider ways they can get involved in...
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Alienstock: Analyzing Information, Media, And Validity

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
One only has to watch MSMBC and FOX News to realize that media can present the same story in very different ways. Middle schoolers have an opportunity to test their ability to determine the validity and trustworthiness of information by...
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Can You Solve the Dark Matter Fuel Riddle?

For Students 6th - 12th
Space captains must figure out how to reach an abandoned alien space station before any other species in the galaxy. The problem? Where to store caches of fuel along the way. Viewers needn't be aliens to figure out this riddle.
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Why Mars Rovers Don't Study Water

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Is it possible to contaminate the planets our astronauts or rovers visit? With current technology, it is impossible to send a completely sterile rover to Mars, and there could be up to 30,000 different microbes on the space traveler!...
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Immigration Illumination Project Curriculum Materials

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Gain an understanding of the complex topic of immigration with a collection of resources. Class members engage in a series of activities designed to give them insight into the factors that influence immigration policies and the effects...
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Are Aliens Real?

For Students K - 6th Standards
Are aliens real? Find out with an engaging video that details the three ingredients—water, oxygen, and food—necessary for living things to survive. 
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Are We Alone?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Find an answer to the age-old debate of whether life exists on Mars. Groups determine criteria to help look for signs of life on Mars. The activity has the class simulate testing Martian soil samples for signs of life before drawing...
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Life on Other Planets

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Is there life beyond Earth? Take a look through a virtual telescope in a video that provides possible scenarios in which life could exist on other planets.
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Decorated Lined Paper

For Teachers K - 6th
Spice up the writing process with some fun stationery! This particular page, which features a UFO, can inspire your pupils as they write science fiction. See the materials for more designs. You'll find everything from pirates to fairies...
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Is Intelligent Life Out There!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Listen to top theoretical physicists, such as Steven Hawking, as they describe, define, and consider intelligent life on extra-solar planets. Many interesting questions are raised in this theoretical clip. Entice your class to think like...
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The Universe - Alien Planets 4/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Examine pulsars, what they are, and what life would be like on a planet near a pulsar. Part four describes proto-planets, primordial planets, young stars, gravitational pull, and what life could be like for extra-solar worlds.
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The Universe - Alien Planets 5/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The final part in the series, it concludes the story of life on extra-solar planets. Scientists examine the water on Earth, the moon Europa, and super Earths made only of water, found in extra-solar systems. Learn about alien chemistry,...
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Media Awareness Network: Hate or Debate?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Discuss the difference between legitimate debate on a political issue and arguments that are based on hate through a science-fiction scenario that shows how a controversial issue can be discussed in both ways. Then learn how purveyors of...
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A Closer Look at Mars

For Students 6th - 12th
A website looks at how we know so much about Mars—telescopes, robots, and spacecraft—and the search for martian life. Following the informational text are three questions that quiz pupils about possible life on Mars. 
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The Search for Other Earth-like Planets

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Olivier Guyon, professor of optical science and astronomy, explains how scientists are searching for other planets that can support life. Viewers learn the odds of finding a habitable planet, how long it would take, and some techniques...
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Extraterrestrials

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss the possibility of intelligent life in space. In this space science instructional activity, students decipher a radio message electronically transmitted in space. They create their own extraterrestrial welcome greeting.
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Draw an Alien in Natural Habitat

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students apply prior knowledge of living things, structures of living things and how living things sense and respond to their environment. For this habitat lesson, students review the basic needs of organisms to survive. Students create...
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Thomas Jefferson on the Sedition Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research and cite arguments Jefferson used in objecting to the Sedition Act. They discuss Jefferson's opinion on how constitutional questions about the Sedition Act could be resolved.
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Lesson 2: The Debate in Congress on the Sedition Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils research and discuss the provisions in the Constitution that supported the arguments for and against the Sedition Act. They articulate objections to and arguments in favor of the Sedition Act.
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Alternative Beliefs--Vocabulary

For Students 6th - 7th
In this alternative beliefs worksheet, students identify the words or phrases related to alternative beliefs and select the word that does not belong in the category. Students complete 7 exercises.