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45 resources with the concept aliens

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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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Project Mars

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
One of the learners in your class might be the first human to step onto the surface of Mars, or the first to design a spacecraft that collects data from the red planet. Prepare them for the adventure with a set of 24 lessons, complete...
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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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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 - 5th Standards
Is there other life out there? If so, where can it be found? Watch a video that compares the possible and impossible for life unknown.
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Are Aliens Real?

For Students Pre-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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Aliens Visit Earth Writing Exercise

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this grammar and writing worksheet, students correct the errors in 10 sentences about aliens visiting Earth. Students use 12 words in a box to complete a story and then write their own story about aliens.
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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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Astrobiology and the Search for Alien Life

For Students 9th - 12th
Are we alone in space or is there life on another planet? This question is the key to astrobiology. The video explains the many types of scientists working to answer the question and divides them into two groups. Then it focuses on what...
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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 3/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part three of this five-part series completes a full description of what seasons are like on the planet orbiting the star Fomalhaut. Discover the "Goldilocks Zone," the conditions needed for life, and bacteria on Earth that can live in...
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The Universe - Alien Planets 2/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part two to of this five-part series continues to examine the science and explain the process by which planets are born. Orbit, star birth, planet evaporation, and life on other planets are all covered.
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The Universe - Alien Planets 1/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This five-part series examines the discoveries found in the constellation Pegasus. Fomalhaut, a star the size of our sun was discovered to have a planet. See the series events from the launch of the Hubble Space Observatory to the...
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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,...