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Sunspots and Space Weather

For Students 4th - 8th
This assignment is out of this world! It is an online worksheet about sunspots and solar cycles, a sort of WebQuest if you will. Links to two NASA websites and spaceweather.com are written into the questions so that your aspiring...
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Discovering Saturn, The Real "Lord of the Rings"

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Reading, writing, and rings! A lesson from NASA combines space science with authentic reading and writing tasks. Included in this lesson are pre-reading activities, four mini informational booklets on Saturn, a structured note-taking...
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Saturn

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Go back to space school and learn all about Saturn. Explore this ringed gas sphere, its many moons, composition, place in space, and unique qualities. A great video to be viewed on its own or alongside any other space or planet videos.
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Mars

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Questing for information about the red planet? Attend this class at space school and learn all about Mars. Myths, misconceptions, and facts about the planet's long and interesting history are presented. Great video! Look for other space...
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Mercury

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Visit the planet Mercury and learn about its orbit, place in the solar system, and difficult past. Closest to the sun and covered in craters, this planet has had it rough. You'll find out that Mercury is actually a dead planet but still...
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The Sun

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Take your class to space school where they'll learn all about our fabulous sun. While the narrator speaks somewhat fast, he explains how the sun was born, how it works, and what ancient people believed it to be. This clip could be a...
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Birth of the Universe, Part 3/4

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Part three of this four-part series on the origins of the universe describes the radiation that can be heard in static radio signals and the other amazing remnants left today that were around at the time the universe was born. Stars,...
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Supernovas: When Stars Die

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Have all your supernova questions answered with this four and a half minute video clip. You'll discover that a supernova is really the death of an expanding star, that there are different types of supernovas, and what their effects are...
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Jupiter: The Largest Planet

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Kids will love this video. Dramatic and informative, this clip describes the gas giant, Jupiter. They'll hear about Jupiter's moons, history, composition, and size in relation to Earth. It takes one thousand Earths to compose one...
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Astronomers Find First Earth-like Planet in Habitable Zone

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This video is intended to complete the ESO clip on the first Earth-like planet ever found. Learn all about Earth-like exoplanets other solar systems, and the keys components needed for extra-planetary life. Many questions are answered...
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Deep Impact's Comet on a Stick!

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students create a model of a comet. In this space science lesson, students compare their model to the characteristics of a real comet. They evaluate and make necessary modifications to their original design.
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Regolith Formation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explain the difference between regolith formation on Earth and the Moon. In this space science lesson, students model the different factors affecting regolith formation on Earth. They identify the different types of weathering.
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Reading and Writing about the Solar System

For Teachers K - 2nd
A superb interdisciplinary approach highlights this lesson which incorporates space science knowledge and narrative skills. After reading The Magic School Bus, two excellent poems, and watching a video, all about our solar system, young...
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The Nine Planets

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
A solid lesson on teaching the nine planets in our solar system is here for you. In it, young scientists learn the correct order of the planets, and they choose one of the planets to do a research report on. They must come up with five...
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Solar System

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Fourth and fifth graders will love showing what they know about the planets and our solar system. This game is fashioned after "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" and has the class work through fifteen different solar system related...
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Day and Night

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Inform your elementary scientists why we experience day and night. They are provided with facts and explanation as to why the day and night cycle occur, discuss what they've learned with a partner, and are then given the task of writing...
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Making Models of the Solar System

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students make several models of the solar system to learn the positions of the planets in the solar system as well as relative distances and sizes. Creation of these models will help them identify the planets by size, shape, color,...
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Scale Model of the Solar System

For Teachers 6th
Young scientists gain a better understanding of space, the solar system and its vastness by creating a scale model. Students first need to calculate the distance between each of the nine planets according to the size of their scale. This...
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Introducing The Most Heavenly Bodies In The Solar System

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scientists identify the major bodies of this solar system through a fun and engaging anticipatory activitity. They will then apply knowledge gained through previous experiences as well as a short research activity to the task of...
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Technology for Studying Comets

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students design an Aerogel model to capture clay particles. In this space science lesson, students discover what happens to comets as they hit a surface. They explain how the Aerogel technology would help scientists study comets better.
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Modeling the Solar System

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students build a scaled model of the solar system. In this space science lesson, students arrange them according to their distances from the sun. They analyze each planet's unique features such as density and relative gravity.
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Exploring the Sky: Reading Maria's Comet

For Teachers K - 4th
Discover the science behind astronomy. After reading the book Maria's Comet, which is about a young woman who breaks new ground by becoming a female astronomer, young learners practice reading comprehension with worksheet questions about...
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All Things Science Jeopardy

For Teachers 4th - 6th
"Jeopardy"-style PowerPoints are a favorite for young scholars! This resource covers four categories, and has a ????? category as well. The categories are: animal adaptations, sound, electricity, and Earth. The hints are high-level, and...
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Neptune

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Travel to deep space and view the icy blue planet, Neptune. You'll learn about Neptune's rings, its great dark spot, size, and surface. Great graphics and real images make this a perfect clip for learners in grades 3-6.